29th Guitar Festival 2021 Iserlohn
10th International Guitarcompetition Iserlohn 2021
MARTINEZ-Competition - Prize of the Sparkassenstiftung
Mit großem Bedauern müssen wir mitteilen, dass wir aufgrund der weltweiten Ereignisse die 29. Ausgabe unseres Festivals absagen müssen. Das 29. Int. Gitarren-Festival und der 10. MARTINEZ Gitarrenwettbewerb werden mit gleichem Programm im nächsten Jahr vom 25. Juli bis zum 1. August 2021 stattfinden. Bitte bleibt alle gesund!
We are very sorry to announce that due to global developements we have to cancel the 29th edition of our festival. The 29th Int. Guitar Festival and the 10th MARTINEZ guitar competition will take place with the same program next year from July 25th to August 1st, 2021. Please all stay healthy!
Welcome to the website of the 29th International Guitar-Festival Iserlohn - one of the largest Guitar Festivals in Europe - and to the 10th International Guitarcompetition Iserlohn 2021 (MARTINEZ Competition / Prize of the Sparkassenstiftung).
The 29th International Guitar-Festival and the 10th International MARTINEZ Guitarcompetition takes place from Sunday, July 25th to Sunday, August 1st 2021 (early arrival possible on Saturday, July 24th).
Due to the worldwide situation about the Covid 19 pandemic, we would like to move the application possibility to January 2021. The 2021 festival program is already described on this website. Please stay tuned for updates.
30 selected Guitarists can take place on the International MARTINEZ Guitarcompetition.
Venue for the events is 2009 renovated, historically grown building complex Haus Villigst (in Schwerte, 8 km from Iserlohn), whose origins go back to a manor of the 12th century. In 1948 it was taken over by the Evangelical Church of Westphalia and established one of the first convention centers after the Second World War in Germany.
Villigst offers comfortable rooms, well equipped group and meeting rooms and an experienced team that is at your side from the reception of the organization to the technical service.
All concerts will still take place in Iserlohn (Oberste Stadtkirche Iserlohn) - free transfers with busses will be organised by the festival.
The Highlights of the 29th Guitar-Festival:
- 10th. International Guitarcompetition Iserlohn – MARTINEZ Competition
- Concerts on eight evenings in Iserlohn
- More than 600 individual lessons
- Guitar orchestra with Gerald Garcia (England)
- Yoga with Danielle Cumming
- Massage with Katharina Köhler
You can sign up here for the 29th International Guitar-Festival.
Click here to sign up the the 10th. MARTINEZ International Guitarcompetition Iserlohn.
The way to the Festival und the Competition: How to find
The Teachers 2021
- Baltic Guitar Quartet
- Costas Cotsiolis
- Danielle Cumming
- John Dearman
- Aniello Desiderio
- Zoran Dukic
- Margarita Escarpa
- Four Aces Quartet
- Gerald Garcia
- Frank Gerstmeier
- Matthew Greif
- Bruce Holzman
- Hans-Werner Huppertz
- Tom Johnson
- Bill Kanengiser
- Dale Kavanagh
- Thomas Kirchhoff
- Leon Koudelak
- Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
- Martha Masters
- Jorgos Panetsos
- David Pavlovits
- David Russell
- Cho Sang Gu
- Göran Söllscher
- Ulrich Stracke
- Scott Tennant
- Xu Bao
- Laura Young
- Andrew Zohn