presents the twenty-third annual
Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival®
and the fourth annual
James Stroud Classical Guitar Competition
in cooperation with the
Cleveland Institute of Music
June 1 - 4, 2023

CICGF® Contact Information

[One of] two of the most important annual American classical guitar events
(Classical Guitar Magazine)

For general information about the Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival, please contact:

Armin Kelly, Artistic Director 
Tel: 216-752-7502

For information about the fourth annual James Stroud Classical Guitar Competition, contact:

James Stroud, Competition Founder and Director


Please Note: All Festival events (except for the James Stroud Classical Guitar Competition) are open to guitarists of all ages and levels and to non-guitarists. There is no general Festival registration requirement or general registration fee.

All Festival concerts are paid events. There are no senior or student discounts.

Visit the CICGF Tickets' page here to purchase CICGF concert tickets on line. 

2023 CICGF program book
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