Welcome to Boston GuitarFest 2017!

This year, 2017, marks the 12th anniversary of Boston GuitarFest, with the theme “Feria Latina,” celebrating the Latin-American influence on the classical guitar. Boston GuitarFest 2017 is the dream of visionary guitar virtuoso and Artistic Director Eliot Fisk, and is cosponsored by New England Conservatory and Northeastern University Department of Music. Guitarists of all ages and levels will participate in a variety of available programs that include lessons, ensembles, workshops, competitions, masterclasses, and concerts.

This year’s festival is dedicated to the memory of the legendary Alirio Diaz.


Boston GuitarFest programs welcome students and auditors of all ages, levels and backgrounds. From high level professional players to aficionados, the festival offers a great experience for everyone.


Boston GuitarFest’s performance competitions attract top-level performers from around the world, as well as composers for the classical guitar.

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YGW Competition
Academy Competition
Adult Competition
Composition Competition





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