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Giulia Ballaré
Concert and Masterclass
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Monday 24th - Wednesday 26th July 2023

Juniors Guitar Course
Grades 0 to 3 - £95

This course is suitable for guitar students aged 7 and over. Over the three-day course, students will participate in guitar ensembles and rhythm exercises, as well as classes on succeeding in graded exams. 

Finishing with a showcase concert for parents.

Included is tickets to all concerts at CGF23.

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Thursday 27th - Saturday 29th July 2023

Intermediate Guitar Course
Grades 3 to 7 - £115

This course is suitable for guitar students aged 11 and above. Across the three days, students will participate in guitar ensembles, a number of workshops and guitar solos, finishing with a showcase concert for parents. 

Included is tickets to all concerts at CGF23

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Thursday 27th - Saturday 29th July 2023

Advanced Guitar Course
Grades 7+ £135

Our flagship advanced guitar course sees participants work with the full range of our concert artists and resident tutors. With masterclasses and/or workshops with every performer, one-to-one lessons, ensemble playing, networking opportunities and even a session on careers for musicians, it is sure to be an inspiring event.

Price includes tickets to all concerts and participation in a guitar masterclass with Giulia Ballaré

ALL ACCESS Festival Courses 

The best way to experience the Cardiff Guitar Festival is to attend one of our courses. All participants get FREE access to each of our outstanding professional concerts included in their festival pass. There is a course to suit everyone at CGF2023, from the budding youngster to the experienced guitarist! 

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Friday 28th July 2023 at 7.00pm 

Giulia Ballaré Concert & Masterclass 

Giulia Ballaré is now considered one of the most promising soloists of her generation. Regularly invited to play all over the world in prestigious venues. She has performed in Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Florida, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Ireland, England, Austria, Portugal, Montenegro, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Bosnia Herzegovina, Finland, Bulgaria, Sweden, Germany, Italy and now in Wales at the Cardiff Guitar Festival.  


When she was 20 years old, after Erasmus’s experience in Spain, she devoted everything to the guitar; in 6 years (2013/2018) she has won more than 30 prizes in international competitions among them, first prize: Andrès Segovia (Linares, 2018), Ciudad de Coria (Spain, 2017), Forum Gitarre Wien (Austria, 2016), Mottola (Italy, 2013); second prize: J. Tomàs-Petrer - 1st not awarded - (Spain, 2018), Enrico Mercatali (Gorizia, 2017/8), Thessaloniki Guitar Competition (Grece, 2017) Mertz Competition, (Bratislava, 2016), Montenegro International Competition, (Podgorica, 2016); third prize: M. Pittaluga International Competition (Alessandria, 2017), A. Frauchi International Competition (Moscow, 2017),  J. Tomàs-Petrer (Spain, 2017), Sevilla (Spain, 2017), Emilio Pujol concorso Internazionale (Italy,  2017).

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Festival Concerts

Giulia Ballaré
Friday 28th July 2023 
7.00pm at Salem Chapel
et Rd, CF5 1QF

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The Rosette Guitar Duo
Friday 28th July 2023 
1.00pm at Salem Chapel
Market Rd, CF5 1QF

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Juniors Concert
1pm Cardiff Music School

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Intermediate & Advanced

1pm  Cardiff Music School
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Cardiff Guitar Festival - 24th to 29th July 2023
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