All entries for the 2020 festival are now closed.
Please come back at the beginning of September to enter for 2021!
|Adjudicator:||Christopher Stell Dip RAM, LRAM, ARAM||Closing date for entries: 15th November 2019|
|Venue:||Park Community School, Havant, PO9 4BU||** Please send entries to: Arne Brattland|
|Dates:||Saturday 7th March 2020||2 Kestrel Close, Clanfield, Hants PO8 0LZ.|
|** Online entry available below|
Christopher Stell studied with Michael Lewin at the Royal Academy of Music, and then with Sergio and Odair Assad in Brussels. It was at this time that Christopher began his collaboration with Mark Eden forming the Eden Stell Guitar Duo. They have performed in over 20 countries, had concerto engagements with renowned ensembles such as the Prague Chamber Orchestra, and have been invited to play for the Guitar Foundation of America in New York.
Since making their London debut at the Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room, the duo have had numerous works dedicated to them, including a concerto by Stephen Dodgson, their recording of which was Editor’s Choice in Gramophone Magazine.
Christopher was a founding member of the Vida guitar quartet. Recent tours include visits throughout Europe the USA and China. With his ensembles he has recorded eleven CDs and continues to give classes worldwide.
In 2000 Christopher was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in recognition of his performing achievements. He is currently professor of guitar at the Royal College of Music, London.