Music Department
Holloway Hall

Classical Guitar Studies in Germany

The Guitar Department is pleased to announce The Classical Guitar Studies in Germany Program, in which students participate in the International Guitar Symposium in Iserlohn, Germany. The Symposium, which is one of the most important classical guitar festivals in Europe, will feature recitals by John Williams, Pepe Romero, Alvaro Pierri and many others. The course runs from August 9-16, 2009, concludes with follow-up coursework in the Summer II term, and is offered under MUSC 450 Special Topics, 4 credits. For more information contact Dr. Danielle Cumming at 410-677-3269,

Here is just a sample of what you can experience!

All classes are held in Haus Villigst, a recently renovated 12th century manor

The flags of the countries of each student hang at the gate

Students, teachers and performers gather at the bar after every concert

Lunch in the square. All meals are included in the course fee

View of the square and Haus Villigst from the residence. The festival fee includes accommodation for seven nights

David Russell's Concert

A Standing Ovation!

A Master Class with Bruce Holtzman

Festival organizer Thomas Kirchhoff

Inside the church for the concerts

The Luthiers' Room

Residence Hall

Residence Room and bath

The road to the concerts

Haus Villigst overlooks the Ruhr River

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