Summer Intensive Program: Guitar

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August 8-12, 2023

This course is presented with the support of Victoria Guitar Society.

The Summer Intensive Guitar Program invites guitar lovers 12 years and up to explore the art of the classical guitar. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced players will find engaging activities including individual lessons, technique sessions and masterclasses. This a relaxed, focused and encouraging learning environment where you may expand and refine your guitar skills with Canada’s emerging stars and international guests. At least one year of guitar study is recommended.

Registration deadline: Extended to July 17, 2023

Bursary application deadline: July 17, 2023

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How to Register

By phone or in person at the Victoria Conservatory of Music front desk, or online:

Full program

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Mini Maestros

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Fees and Deadlines

Full Program: $330.00

Mini Maestros: Free

Registration deadline: July 4, 2023.

Some bursary assistance will be available. Applicants must comply with all deadlines and requirements. Late applicants will not be considered for financial assistance.

Bursary application deadline: July 4, 2023.

Bursary application here

Dates and Daily Schedule

All programs will take place onsite at the University of Victoria.

Students are responsible for finding their own accommodation. There are many AirBnB options in the area.


Dr. Alexander Dunn, Artistic Director

Marvin Ren (New York)

Razvan Bezna (Montreal)

Robert Wang (Los Angeles)

Nima Kolmohammadi, Mini Maestros


Faculty Recital
Alexander Dunn
Wednesday, August 9 | 2:00pm Lam Auditorium

Faculty Recital
Marvin Ren
Thursday, August 10 | 2:00pm Phillip T Young Recital Hall

Faculty Recital
Razven Bezna
Friday, August 11 | 2:00pm Phillip T Young Recital Hall

Final Orchestra Concert
Saturday, August 12 | 2:00pm Phillip T Young Recital Hall

Special Guest Recital presented by the Victoria Guitar Society:
Robert Wang
Saturday, August 12 | 7:30pm Phillip T Young Recital Hall |Purchase Tickets


Victoria Conservatory of Music Front Desk
250.386.5311 | [email protected]