Classical Guitar Orchestra Weekend

Music Practical

Residential course

Peter Rueffer

25 February 2022 to 27 February 2022

From £233 Non-residential fee

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Description

A unique musical experience for classical guitarists of all ages and of varying abilities (but not complete beginners). The emphasis is on participation, with students working in a non-competitive and supportive environment. Parts of the orchestra range in difficulty from elementary (Grade 2) to advanced (Grade 8) and are allocated in accordance with each students’ playing standard.

The music required for the course will be made available one month before, to allow for some advance preparation.

Residential Fees From: £348.   Non Residential: £233

Course runs from Dinner on Friday to Lunch on Sunday.

Tutor information

Peter Rueffer’s wide experience as a performer ranges from duo partnerships with guitarists Jason Carter and Jeff Rodrigues, to concerts with Gilbert Biberian’s “Omega” and a career spanning some twenty five years as a founder member of the Pro Arte Guitar Trio.  With the PAGT he has made several best-selling CDs and given numerous broadcasts and concerts throughout Europe and the UK, including many recitals at London’s Purcell Room and Wigmore Hall.  His work as an arranger for guitar ensemble is well known and his settings for guitar orchestra were awarded first prize at the biennial Kirklees National Guitar Orchestra Competition on three successive occasions in 1998, 2000 and 2002.  He recently retired as the Director of the Dillington Guitar Summer School and Festival, an event he founded in 1995.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.