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Nuertingen International Guitar Festival

The Nuertingen International Guitar Festival will go to the next round. During eight days the world’s top guitarists meet in Nuertingen.
Visitors can look forward to daily concerts with a wide range of combinations, performed in the townhall and the "Kreuzkirche" nearby.
The festival will be accompanied by a variety of offers, including workshops for all levels, expositions, lectures and public master classes.
A week-long "Young Talents"-course is offered especially for the younger generation of guitarists. Children and young people from 8 to 17 years of age will play in groups or in one-to-one lessons – under the tutorage of an experienced pedagogical team. There will also be additional workshops and leisure activities.

Save the date: July 28th – August 4th 2018!

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Call for Application

Any student who does not have the financial means to participate in the Festival is given the opportunity to apply for a scholarship via km@gitarre-nuertingen.de. For the application is needed

  1. a cover letter with request for scholarship including personal thoughts about why the applicant is in need of a scholarship
  2. a short video (5-10 min) of any track of guitar music
  3. Income statement (personal or that of parents)
  4. Description about houshold status (how many people have to be supported etc.)


  1. Participant's age between 18 and 25 years
  2. Participants has to be enrolled at a Music school
  3. Professional classical guitar education for at least 2 years

Among the applicants up to two students will be selected whose participation (festival ticket, accomodation, food) including travel expenses will be sponsored.

Still questions? Contact km@gitarre-nuertingen.de!