The Thailand Guitar Society in association with the Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University is once again proud to present South-East Asia’s finest assembly of international guitar players, makers and enthusiasts. The Event will be held on 11th – 14th June, 2015 at Rattanakosin Lounge, The Sukosol Bangkok. Now in its eighth year, the Asia International Guitar Festival & Competition is the biggest and most vibrant event for classical guitar aficionados and music lovers in the region.
This year’s agenda includes master classes, guitar exhibits, competitions and concerts by acclaimed world-class musicians hailing from around the globe. This event is sponsored by Siam Commercial Bank, Bangkok Bank, Kohnomusic, Guitar Paradiso, Aranjuez Strings (official sponsor), Savarez Strings and Yamaha. A varied program sees four days of activities, each day culminating in a concert by one or more celebrated guitar maestros. The event will also feature a guitar competition open to all, with the winner receiving a free guitar, case, string sets, certificate and performance rights at four prestigious events.
The full list of internationally-acclaimed guests include Chinnawat Themkumkwun, Francisco Bernier, Flavio Cucchi, Shinobu Sugawara, Leon Koudelak, Paul Cesarczyk, Woratep Rattana-umpawan, Hitoshi Miyashita, Pongpat Pongpradit, Gerard Abiton, Roland Dyens, Damien Lancelle, Flavio Cucchi, Shinobu Sugawara, Jorgos Panetsos and Gerard Abiton. For further details see http://aigf.weebly.com.