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YGW at Boston GuitarFest 2021

Do you know what your little guitarists will be doing this summer? Boston GuitarFest 2021 will begin in less than a month, and YGW is one of the programs offered.

Workshops, private lessons, and access to concerts are all included with registration. Private lesson time preferences will be accommodated. Workshops include Rockshop, improvisation, creating a guitar app, discovering the Kite Guitar and more!

Schedule Overview

Note: Full and up-to-date details can be found on the official Boston GuitarFest website at https://2021.bostonguitarfest.org/ygw/

June 17th-18th (Thursday, Friday) YGW Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. Boston/Shanghai for audit (optional)
  • 9:00 a.m. – noon Private Lessons with YGW Faculty**
  • 12:00–2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
  • 3:15 p.m. Rockshop with Jim Davidson
  • 4:15 p.m. Improv workshop with Lautaro Mantilla
  • 5:15 p.m. Special workshops***

June 19th-20th (Saturday, Sunday) YGW Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. Boston/Shanghai for audit (optional)
  • 9:00 a.m. Special Workshops***
  • 10:00 a.m. Rockshop with Jim Davidson
  • 11:00 a.m. Improv workshop with Lautaro Mantilla
  • 12:00–2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
  • 2:00-5:00 p.m. Private Lessons with YGW Faculty**

**For students who are still in school on the 17th and/or 18th, we can accommodate private lessons for the afternoon. If this is the case, please let us know immediately after registration at workshop@ygwboston.org

***Topics for Special Workshops:

  • Thursday = “Guitar Talks” with Will Riley
  • Friday = “Vibrant Harmonies on the Kite Guitar” with Team Kite
  • Saturday = “Create a your own Guitar App” with Devin Ulibarri (Highly recommended to participate with a laptop/desktop computer)
  • Sunday = “Guitar Expression with Vibrato” with Adam Levin

Contact workshop@ygwboston.org for general YGW-related questions.

Letter from Eliot Fisk to YGW

From Left to Right: Devin Ulibarri, Eliot Fisk, and Robert Wang.
From Left to Right: Devin Ulibarri, Eliot Fisk, and Robert Wang.
We just received this last night from Eliot Fisk, one of the world’s leaders for classical guitar!
YGW has become an absolutely vital part of Boston GuitarFest and in fact an important event on the Boston cultural calendar. Involving young people in passionate music making is not just good for their development and advantageous to their future, but it makes our country and our world a better place. YGW’s knowledgeable, passionate, and unique faculty invariably create a welcoming and nurturing environment while challenging the young to surpass themselves. Parents and kids will want to take advantage of this fabulous opportunity for joyous music making on the world’s most popular instrument—the guitar!
–Eliot Fisk March 12th, 2015 http://www.eliotfisk.com/