International Guitar Festival

The 20th Annual Radford University International Guitar Festival brings internationally noted guitarist performers to the sonic splendor of the campus of Radord University in a virtual format for viewers around the world to enjoy.

The International Guitar Festival has consistently drawn an audience to the New River Valley from NorthernVirginia as well as beyond the borders of the Commonwealth of Virginia, including Maryland, North Carolina and as far north as New York State.


Sponsors of this event are Radford University Campus Programming Committee (CPC), the McGlothlin Center for Global Education and Engagement, The Southwestern Virginia Classical Guitar Society.

2021 Performers:

  • Jorge Caballero
  • Khytar 12.6. (Miguel Amaral, Portuguese Guitar; Pedro Rodrigues, Classical Guitar)
  • Mesut Ozgen with Cihat Askin (Violin)
  • Thomas Viloteau
  • Las Flamencas (Marija Temo, Flamenco guitarist and singer; Kerensa DeMars, Flamenco dancer)


Festival Introduction

Dr. Robert Trent

Dr. Robert Trent, Director of Guitar Studies at Radford University's Department of Music, introduces the 2021 International Guitar Festival. 


2021 International Guitar Festival Performances

Jorge Caballero

Khytar 12.6

Pedro Rodrigues, classical guitar, and Miguel Amaral, Portuguese guitar

Mesut Ozgen with Cihat Askin (Violin)

Thomas Viloteau

Las Flamencas

Marija Temo, Flamenco guitarist and singer with Kerensa DeMars, Flamenco dancer