Albanien: Ein hoffnungsvolles Terrain

Masterclass beim Tirana International Guitar Festival

Es begann vor 12 Jahren beim Internationalen Gitarrenfestival in Liechtenstein: Mein erster Student im Meisterkurs war Admir Doçi aus Tirana, der damals in Zürich studierte. Auch in den folgenden Jahren trafen wir uns gelegentlich in Liechtenstein, zuletzt schickte er mir seine Studierenden – Admir Doçi ist heute Professor an der Universität der Künste in Tirana und Organisator eines  internationalen Gitarrenfestivals, das 2017 seine fünfte Auflage erlebte.…

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Forum Gitarre Wien 2017

A report from the 27th International Guitar Festival

In the world of classical guitarists international festivals and competitions have become an important part of our lives. Preparing for a competition or master class requires a lot of motivation and hard work, which develop enormously our potential and talent. That is why I decided to tell you more about one of the best guitar festivals and for sure the largest in Vienna, to which I had the honor to be invited as a lecturer and performer.…

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Pleven Guitar Festival 2016

Guitarists from Bulgaria, Germany, Switzerland, Romania, Macedonia and Serbia

The second edition of the International guitar competition “Pleven Guitar Festival” took place in the Bulgarian town of Pleven between 30th November and 4th December 2016. Special guests were guitarists from Bulgaria, Germany, Switzerland, Romania, Macedonia and Serbia. The event included five concert evenings, competition divided in 12 categories, master classes, showrooms of music products, presentation of musical instruments and luthiers.…

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