2020 Northwest and PLU Guitar Festival

Friday-Sunday, March 27-29, 2020

Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

Elizabeth Brown & Stephen Howland, Directors

Pacific Lutheran University is pleased to announce the joint Northwest Guitar Festival and tenth annual PLU Guitar Festival, taking place Friday-Sunday, March 27-29, 2020. This amazing 3 day festival includes concerts, classes, and youth and adult competitions; featuring Iliana Matos, Matthew Anderson, Leon Christian, Mario Diaz and Cameron O’Conner Duo, Alexander Dunn, Hilary Field, Duo Tenebroso (David Franzen and Kristen Waligora), Scott Kritzer, Jessica Papkoff, James Reid and a Festival Guitar Orchestra directed by Mark Hilliard Wilson.  All events take place at Pacific Lutheran University, in the Mary Baker Russell Music Center, with concerts held in the exquisite Lagerquist Concert Hall. The 2020 Northwest and PLU Guitar Festival is supported in part by the Seattle Classic Guitar Society the Seattle Jazz Guitar Society, and the Rosewood Guitar.

For more information visit the Northwest Guitar Festival.

Early bird pricing of $135 for the entire festival, or $55 per day is available through Monday, February 17, 2020.

Click here to register for the 2020 NW/PLU Guitar Festival.

SCHEDULE

All events take place in the Mary Baker Russell Music Center 

The 2020 Northwest and PLU Guitar Festival starts Friday morning, March 27, 2020 at 10:00am and concludes Sunday afternoon, March 29, 2020 at 5:00pm.

More information will be posted on the Northwest Guitar Festival page.

Participants

Additional Participant Information:

REGISTER

Register now to save your spot!

Tuition for the entire festival is $150.00, which includes admission to all events. Daily fee is $60.00

Early bird pricing of $135 for the entire festival, or $55 per day is available through Monday, February 17, 2020.

Registration is open for the 2020 NW/PLU Guitar Festival, and being taken through an online service, OpusEvent. You may make your reservation using the 2020 NW/PLU Guitar Fest Registration button below. This is a third-party service that will ask you to sign up for a free account and it’s quick and easy to do.

PERFORM IN GUITAR ORCHESTRAS

All registrants are encouraged to participate, from amateurs to professionals. This is a great opportunity to have fun, meet fellow guitarists and enjoy the camaraderie that is such an enduring element of the Northwest Festival. Mark Hilliard Wilson, director of the Guitar Orchestra of Seattle, will be the director.

More information will be posted on the Northwest Guitar Festival page.

 

GUEST FACULTY

More information will be posted on the Northwest Guitar Festival page.

PLU FACULTY ARTISTS & FESTIVAL DIRECTORS

Elizabeth C. D. Brown
Elizabeth C. D. Brown - Senior Lecturer
Stephen Howland
Steve Howland