The Adelaide Guitar Festival Winter School is a week-long guitar course, held during the July school holidays from 15 – 19 July, which provides an opportunity for students to learn from some of Australia’s finest guitarists in a small, immersive, guitar playing and skills development intensive. The Adelaide Guitar Festival Winter School will be held in two main streams:

  1. 'Orchestral’ – comprised of three sections the Orchestral stream is based in classical guitar playing and ensemble techniques. 
  2. Blues and Roots’ – incorporating acoustic guitar playing, traversing a range of roots and blues techniques.


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As a parent, I am so incredibly grateful for the wonderful and utterly professional weeks’ worth of musical learning for [my son]” – 2017 Winter School Parent

For further information, please contact Andrew Dundon and Sophie Walkington via

Limited subsidies are available to primary and secondary students who otherwise may not be able to attend due to financial hardship or distance. To find out more about the centrED subsidies please contact Education Officer, Renee Gibson on or 8216 8861