Perth International Classical Guitar Festival

The UWA Conservatorium of Music invites you to join us for the first Perth International Classical Guitar Festival. Over five days, enjoy a jam-packed program featuring local, national and international artists including Craig Ogden, Jonathan Fitzgerald, Josinaldo Costa and the Perth Guitar Quartet, as well as the cream of Western Australia’s young emerging artists.

Be treated to a variety of performances from soloists, duos and ensembles, as well as the Australian Premier of Andy Scott’s Concerto for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra (2017), commissioned by the UWA Conservatorium of Music.

The Festival will also include masterclasses, workshops, open rehearsals and demonstrations – allowing you to dive in and immerse yourself in all things guitar!

Between Saturday 15 September 2018 12:55 PM and Sunday 16 September 2018 10:00 PM

Location

UWA Conservatorium of Music 
and
Perth Town Hall
Hay St & Barrack St, Perth , WA 6000

Contact Details

Sessions

Sessions Description Status

Weekend Festival Pass
This ticket gives you full access to the Perth International Classical Guitar Festival. The ticket includes entry to all 4 concerts Next Generation, Craig Ogden in Recital, Josinaldo Costa in Recital and Craig Ogden & Friends, plus all matserclasses and workshops. 

Great value at just $80 Standard / $60 Conecssions 

Weekend Festival Pass 2 Day Pass (4 Concerts plus all Workshops & Masterclasses) Open

One-Day Festival Ticket
This ticket gives you access to a single day of the Perth International Classical Guitar Festival. The ticket includes entry to 2 concerts (either Next Generation and Craig Ogden in Recital OR Josinaldo Costa in Recital and Craig Ogden & Friends), plus all matserclasses and workshops. 

Select either Saturday or Sunday - $45 Standard / $32 Conecssions

One-Day Festival Ticket (Sat 15th Sept) Full Day (2 Concerts plus all Workshops & Masterclasses) Open
One-Day Festival Ticket (Sun 16th Sept) Full Day (2 Concerts plus all Workshops & Masterclasses) Open

INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS

Prices as listed per event. 
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MASTERCLASS | Josinaldo Costa
Brazilian guitarist Josinaldo Costa is an accomplished teacher. He was the Director of the guitar program at Servite High School (California) for 4 years. Servite’s program is a reference in the USA, and frequently used as a model to other programs in the country and abroad.   

Applications  to play are invited from tertiary and high-school students as well as amateurs looking to take their playing to the next level. Email concerts@uwa.uwa.edu.au to register your interest to perform.
 

MASTERCLASS | Josinaldo Costa Sat 15 Sept | 1-2pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall Open

CONCERT | Next Generation
Featuring Guitarstrophe (The Western Australian Guitar Ensemble), soloists and small ensembles from the UWA Guitar Studio this concert includes a special performance of Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint by UWA’s Moretti Ensemble and students from the Accelerate! Guitar program. Don’t miss the next generation of Perth’s classical guitarists in concert

CONCERT | Next Generation Sat 15 Sept | 2.30pm-3.30pm | Perth Town Hall Open

WORKSHOP | Simon Rovis-Hermann, luthier
Based in Fremantle, WA, Simon is a luthier with over 30 years experience making high quality musical instruments, specialising in classical guitars, both modern and 19th century reproductions. Hear Simon talk about the process behind making these amazing instruments and gain valuable tips on instrument care and maintenance.  

WORKSHOP | Simon Rovis-Hermann, luthier Sat 15 Sept | 4-5pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall Open

Craig Ogden in Recital
UWA graduate and Classic FM chart-topping artist Craig Ogden returns to Perth to perform a solo recital featuring all your favourite works. Joining forces with fellow UWA graduate and his former student Don Candy, in addition to performing amazing solos works, this concert is sure to please!

CONCERT | Craig Ogden in Recital Sat 15 Sept | 6.30pm-8pm | Perth Town Hall Open

MASTERCLASS | Craig Ogden
Masterclasses are an important learning opportunity for emerging artists but they also offer students, educators and music lovers not only the opportunity to see some amazing performances, but also to get a unique insight into the process of preparing a performance with advice from expert mentors.

Applications to participate in this masterclasses are sought from performers of the highest standard. Email concerts@uwa.edu.au to register your interest to perform.

MASTERCLASS | Craig Ogden Sun 16 Sept | 1-2pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall Open

Josinaldo Costa in Recital
Brazilian guitarist Josinaldo Costa is in demand as a solo artist and chamber musician, with performances across four continents. A celebrated concert artist, educator, and festival director, we are excited to welcome Josinaldo to Western Australia for his first solo recital in Perth.

CONCERT | Josinaldo Costa in Recital Sun 16 Sept | 2.30pm-3.30pm | Perth Town Hall Open

WORKSHOP | Aidan Deasy, Historical Instruments
Aidan studied the lute at the Conservatorio ‘Giuseppe Verdi’ di Milano (Italy) under lute player Francesca Torelli and has performed as a soloist and member of numerous early music groups in northern Italy. He is in demand as a performer on lute, Baroque guitar and theorbo.  In this workshop he’ll introduce you to these amazing plucked string instruments. 

WORKSHOP | Aidan Deasy Sun 16 Sept | 4pm-5pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall Open

Craig Ogden & Friends
Craig joins forces with long-time collaborator Paul Tanner in OgdenTANNER to present some exciting works for Guitar & Percussion, before he joins the UWA Chamber Orchestra to perform the Australian Premier of Andy Scott’s Guitar Concerto (2017) co-commissioned by the UWA Conservatorium of Music. 

CONCERT | Craig Ogden & Friends Sun 16 Sept | 6.30pm – 8pm | Perth Town Hall Open

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Shaping Young Performers: Cultivating Excellence in Pre-Tertiary Guitar Programs
Led by Brazilian guitarist Dr Josinaldo Costa
his workshop will be a participative session for guitarists interested or currently involved in group guitar teaching. A strong focus will be given to teaching strategies designed to bring the best out of students and cultivate a culture of excellence.

Tickets available for workshop only ($20) or inclduing the workshop and full festival pass ($60)

Shaping Young Performers Fri 14 Sept | 2.30pm-3.30pm | UWA Open

Weekend Festival Pass
This ticket gives you full access to the Perth International Classical Guitar Festival. The ticket includes entry to all 4 concerts Next Generation, Craig Ogden in Recital, Josinaldo Costa in Recital and Craig Ogden & Friends, plus all matserclasses and workshops. 

Great value at just $80 Standard / $60 Conecssions 

Weekend Festival Pass
2 Day Pass (4 Concerts plus all Workshops & Masterclasses)
Open

One-Day Festival Ticket
This ticket gives you access to a single day of the Perth International Classical Guitar Festival. The ticket includes entry to 2 concerts (either Next Generation and Craig Ogden in Recital OR Josinaldo Costa in Recital and Craig Ogden & Friends), plus all matserclasses and workshops. 

Select either Saturday or Sunday - $45 Standard / $32 Conecssions

One-Day Festival Ticket (Sat 15th Sept)
Full Day (2 Concerts plus all Workshops & Masterclasses)
Open
One-Day Festival Ticket (Sun 16th Sept)
Full Day (2 Concerts plus all Workshops & Masterclasses)
Open

INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS

Prices as listed per event. 
- - - - - - - - 

MASTERCLASS | Josinaldo Costa
Brazilian guitarist Josinaldo Costa is an accomplished teacher. He was the Director of the guitar program at Servite High School (California) for 4 years. Servite’s program is a reference in the USA, and frequently used as a model to other programs in the country and abroad.   

Applications  to play are invited from tertiary and high-school students as well as amateurs looking to take their playing to the next level. Email concerts@uwa.uwa.edu.au to register your interest to perform.
 

MASTERCLASS | Josinaldo Costa
Sat 15 Sept | 1-2pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall
Open

CONCERT | Next Generation
Featuring Guitarstrophe (The Western Australian Guitar Ensemble), soloists and small ensembles from the UWA Guitar Studio this concert includes a special performance of Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint by UWA’s Moretti Ensemble and students from the Accelerate! Guitar program. Don’t miss the next generation of Perth’s classical guitarists in concert

CONCERT | Next Generation
Sat 15 Sept | 2.30pm-3.30pm | Perth Town Hall
Open

WORKSHOP | Simon Rovis-Hermann, luthier
Based in Fremantle, WA, Simon is a luthier with over 30 years experience making high quality musical instruments, specialising in classical guitars, both modern and 19th century reproductions. Hear Simon talk about the process behind making these amazing instruments and gain valuable tips on instrument care and maintenance.  

WORKSHOP | Simon Rovis-Hermann, luthier
Sat 15 Sept | 4-5pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall
Open

Craig Ogden in Recital
UWA graduate and Classic FM chart-topping artist Craig Ogden returns to Perth to perform a solo recital featuring all your favourite works. Joining forces with fellow UWA graduate and his former student Don Candy, in addition to performing amazing solos works, this concert is sure to please!

CONCERT | Craig Ogden in Recital
Sat 15 Sept | 6.30pm-8pm | Perth Town Hall
Open

MASTERCLASS | Craig Ogden
Masterclasses are an important learning opportunity for emerging artists but they also offer students, educators and music lovers not only the opportunity to see some amazing performances, but also to get a unique insight into the process of preparing a performance with advice from expert mentors.

Applications to participate in this masterclasses are sought from performers of the highest standard. Email concerts@uwa.edu.au to register your interest to perform.

MASTERCLASS | Craig Ogden
Sun 16 Sept | 1-2pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall
Open

Josinaldo Costa in Recital
Brazilian guitarist Josinaldo Costa is in demand as a solo artist and chamber musician, with performances across four continents. A celebrated concert artist, educator, and festival director, we are excited to welcome Josinaldo to Western Australia for his first solo recital in Perth.

CONCERT | Josinaldo Costa in Recital
Sun 16 Sept | 2.30pm-3.30pm | Perth Town Hall
Open

WORKSHOP | Aidan Deasy, Historical Instruments
Aidan studied the lute at the Conservatorio ‘Giuseppe Verdi’ di Milano (Italy) under lute player Francesca Torelli and has performed as a soloist and member of numerous early music groups in northern Italy. He is in demand as a performer on lute, Baroque guitar and theorbo.  In this workshop he’ll introduce you to these amazing plucked string instruments. 

WORKSHOP | Aidan Deasy
Sun 16 Sept | 4pm-5pm | Supper Room, Perth Town Hall
Open

Craig Ogden & Friends
Craig joins forces with long-time collaborator Paul Tanner in OgdenTANNER to present some exciting works for Guitar & Percussion, before he joins the UWA Chamber Orchestra to perform the Australian Premier of Andy Scott’s Guitar Concerto (2017) co-commissioned by the UWA Conservatorium of Music. 

CONCERT | Craig Ogden & Friends
Sun 16 Sept | 6.30pm – 8pm | Perth Town Hall
Open

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Shaping Young Performers: Cultivating Excellence in Pre-Tertiary Guitar Programs
Led by Brazilian guitarist Dr Josinaldo Costa
his workshop will be a participative session for guitarists interested or currently involved in group guitar teaching. A strong focus will be given to teaching strategies designed to bring the best out of students and cultivate a culture of excellence.

Tickets available for workshop only ($20) or inclduing the workshop and full festival pass ($60)

Shaping Young Performers
Fri 14 Sept | 2.30pm-3.30pm | UWA
Open
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