Summer Music Programs

International Guitar Festival

2015 Guest Artists

Duo Amaral,
(Israel, Mexico)
Mia Pomerantz-Amaral
& Jorge Amaral



Denis Azabagic



Socrates Leptos

All events take place in the Boesel Musical Arts Center, 33 Seminary Street. Directions and parking information is available at: 

International Guitar Festival

Saturday & Sunday, May 16 and 17, 2015

Two days of concerts, master classes, and workshops with world-renowned guitarists; guitar vendors and luthiers will also be on site. 

2015 Schedule

Recitals include:

  • Saturday, May 16, 5:00 pm – Duo Amaral
    ..."superb, thoughtful musicians…"
  • Saturday, May 16, 8:00 pm – Denis Azabagic
    ..."playing is virtually flawless..."
  • Sunday, May 17, 3:00 pm – Socrates Leptos
     ..."excellent technique and strong interpretive skills."



Full-Festival Participant: $60


  • Tickets to all 3 recitals
  • Participation in a minimum of 1 master class
  • Opportunity to audit all master classes and lectures
  • Admittance to visit guitar vendors and luthiers area 


Full-Festival Observer: $45

  • Tickets to all 3 recitals
  • Opportunity to audit all master classes and lectures
  • Admittance to visit guitar vendors and luthiers area

Single ticket rate to any of the recitals:

  • $15 adults
  • $10 students (with a valid ID) & seniors 

Baldwin Wallace University is conveniently located only 15 miles southwest of Cleveland, Ohio and less than 5 miles from the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.  Hotel discounts are available for participants.  The BW Conservatory of Music facility was recently renovated and features beautiful recital halls, sound-isolating practice rooms and comfortable gathering spaces.

The Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory Outreach Department can be reached by phone at 440-826-2365, email, or fax, 440-826-8069. 

Participant & Observer 2015 Schedule


8:00–10:00 Luthiers and Vendors Display

9:00 am - 10:00 am Registration

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Azabagic masterclass

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Socrates masterclass

5:00 pm Duo Amaral Concert

8:00 pm Denis Azabagic Concert, followed by reception


Sunday, May 17th

10:00 am -12:00 pm Duo Amaral masterclass

12:00 pm - Recital of festival participants

1:30 pm -3:00 pm Lunch Break

3:00 pm Socrates Leptos Recital and conclusion of festival

Schedule subject to change.  More details to follow.


Click here to register as a Participant.

Click here to register as a Observer.



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