GUITARS INTERNATIONAL
presents the twenty-second annual
Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival®
and the third annual
James Stroud Classical Guitar Competition
in cooperation with the
Cleveland Institute of Music
June 2 - 5, 2022
 

CICGF® Schedule of Events


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

  Thursday, June 2nd
11 AM    
     
     
     
12 PM
Stroud National Youth Competition Semi-Finalists' Orientation
CIM Mixon Hall (12:00 pm - 1:15 pm)
(Open only to Semi-Finalists, their legal guardians, Stroud Competition and CIM staff)
 
 
 
1 PM
     
 
Master Class 1
CIM Guitar Dept. Co-Head: Colin Davin (USA), guitar
CIM Studio 113 (1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Admission Free for auditors
 
2 PM
 
 
 
3 PM
 
 
 
4 PM
 
     
     
5 PM
Lecture 1: Insights on Musical Performance
Petra Polácková (Czech Republic), guitar
CIM Studio 113 (5:00 pm - 6:15 pm)
Admission Free
 
 
 
6 PM
     
     
     
7 PM    
     
 
Concert
Drew Henderson (Canada), eight string guitar
CIM Kulas Hall (7:30 pm - 8:45 pm)
 
8 PM
 
 
     
9 PM    
     
     
     
10 PM
Post Concert Dinner:
L'Albatros Brasserie
11401 Bellflower Rd.,
Cleveland, OH
Attendees pay their own tab
 
 
 

  Friday, June 3rd
9 AM  
Master Class 2
Drew Henderson (Canada), guitar
CIM Studio 113 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Admission Free for auditors
 
 
 
10 AM
Stroud National Youth Competition, Semi-Final Round
CIM Mixon Hall (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Open to the public
Admission Free
 
 
 
11 AM
 
 
 
12 PM            
             
             
             
1 PM
Stroud National Youth Competition Semi-Final Round continued
CIM Mixon Hall (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Open to the public
Admission Free
 
 
 
2 PM
 
 
 
3 PM            
             
 
Master Class 4
Duo Melis (Spain and Greece), guitars
CIM Studio 113 (3:30 pm - 6:30 pm)
Admission Free for auditors
     
       
4 PM
Master Class 3
Patrick Sutton, (USA) guitar and Kimberly Patterson (USA), cello
CIM Studio 227 (4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
Admission Free for auditors
 
 
 
5 PM
 
 
 
6 PM
 
             
             
7 PM            
             
 
CIM FACULTY CONCERT:
Colin Davin/Emily Levin Duo (USA) - guitar and harp
CIM Kulas Hall (7:30 pm - 8:45 pm)
(The four Stroud Competition Finalists will be announced at the end of this concert)
 
8 PM
 
 
             
9 PM            
             
             
             
10 PM
Post Concert Dinner:
L'Albatros Brasserie
11401 Bellflower Rd.,
Cleveland, OH
Attendees pay their own tab
 
 
 

  Saturday, June 4th
9 AM
Master Class 5
Petra Polácková, (Czech Republic), guitar
CIM Studio 113 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Admission Free for auditors
Master Class 6
Dieter Hennings (Germany), guitar and Molly Barth (USA), flute
CIM Studio 227 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Admission Free for auditors
 
 
 
10 AM
 
 
 
11 AM
 
 
 
12 PM            
             
             
             
1 PM
A Sampling of Fine Guitars from Around the World
Robert Gruca (USA), will play musical excerpts to compare 8 concert guitars.
CIM Mixon Hall (1:00 pm - 2:15 pm)
Admission Free
 
 
 
2 PM
             
 
Lecture 2: Inspiration and Interoretation Within the Compositional Process
Jordan Chase (USA), composer
CIM Studio 113 (2:30 pm - 3:45 pm)
Free (no tickets or passes required)
 
3 PM
 
 
             
4 PM
Concert
Kimberly Patterson/Patrick Sutton Duo (USA) - cello and guitar
CIM Kulas Hall (4:00 pm - 5:15 pm)
 
 
 
5 PM
             
             
             
6 PM            
             
             
             
7 PM            
             
 
Concert
Duo Melis (Spain and Greece), two guitars
CIM Kulas Hall (7:30 pm - 10:00 pm)
 
8 PM
 
 
 
9 PM
 
 
 
10 PM
Post Concert Dinner:
L'Albatros Brasserie
11401 Bellflower Rd.,
Cleveland, OH
Attendees pay their own tab
 
 
 

  Sunday, June 5th
11 AM            
 
Guitars International Exhibition of Fine Concert Guitars from around the World
CIM Pogue Lobby (11:15 am - 12:15 pm)
Admission Free
Lecture 3: Overcoming Focal Hand Dystonia
James Stroud (USA)
CIM Studio 113 (11:15 am -12:15 pm)
Admission Free
 
 
12 PM
             
             
             
1 PM
Concert
Duo Damiana (USA) - flute and guitar
CIM Kulas Hall (1:00 pm - 2:15 pm)
 
 
 
2 PM
             
             
 
Panel Discussion — Colin Davin moderator: Commissioning New Music for Classical Guitar Mixed Duos and Duos (panelists: Barth, Chase, Muzurakis. Patterson, Prieto, Sutton, Hennings)
CIM Studio 113 (2:45 pm - 3:45 pm)
Admission Free
3 PM
 
 
             
4 PM
Concert
Petra Polácková (Czech Republic), solo guitar
CIM Kulas Hall (4:00 pm - 5:15 pm)
 
 
 
5 PM
             
             
             
6 PM            
             
 
James Stroud Classical Guitar Competition Final Round and Awards
Free and open to the public (no tickets or passes required)
 
7 PM
 
 
 
8 PM
 
             
             
9 PM            
             
 
Post Festival/Stroud Competition Dinner:
Valerio's Ristorante
12405 Mayfield Road,
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Attendees pay their own tab
 
10 PM
 
Festival Schedule at a Glance: