Lecture: Michael Kudirka

In this lecture, Dr. Michael Kudirka discusses Historical Tunings and Temperaments on Guitar: An Introduction to their Realization with Modern Microtonal Fretboards.     Dr. Michael Kudirka received his BM and DMA from the University of Southern California...

Lecture: Federico Sheppard

In this lecture, Federico “Frederick” Sheppard discusses the discovery and publication of the original Agustin Barrios Method for Guitar, and other original materials.     Luthier Federico Sheppard wears many hats other than building great...

Lecture: Jonathan Godfrey

In this lecture, Jonathan Godfrey discusses Metric Dissonance in the Guitar Music of Joaquín Rodrigo.     Guitarist, composer, and arranger Dr. Jonathan Godfrey has been thrilled to call the Tampa Bay area home since 2012. Since then he has been honored to...

Youth Social

A chance for the youth attending and competing at this year’s Guitar Foundation of America Convention and Competition to socialize and network, in a mock Happy Hour setting.