International Guitar Research Centre Conference
Some of the most distinguished and highly regarded scholars and musicians from around the world will gather for this major international conference featuring six public concerts, four keynote lectures, and over 50 lecture-recitals and academic papers. There will be a conference installation in the Lewis Elton Art Gallery and a chance to try the latest Moog guitars in the project room. Delegates can also explore the recently acquired Maurice Summerfield Archive in the University library. Keynote lectures given by Jonathan Leathwood (University of Denver), Thomas Heck (Guitar Foundation of America), Tilman Hoppstock (Academy of Music, Darmstadt) and Christopher Page (University of Cambridge).
HOTELS AND B&BS
Please note that we cannot offer campus accommodation for this event. The Visit Surrey website has information about accommodation in Guildford. You can also search for availability on the Bed and Breakfasts website. For hotel recommendations and reviews, visit the Tripadvisor website. For your convenience we would recommend the following hotels situated within walking distance of the University Stag Hill Campus and have easy access to public transport; Asperion, Holiday Inn, Travelodge , Angel Hotel, YMCA, Mandolay. We advise that you book your hotel accommodation well in advance.