Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (GVPAF)

Classical Guitar Section


The VGS is a big supporter of the classical guitar section.  Registration opened on January 9th and closes midnight on February 2nd


Rules for the 2022 in-person festival are now available. Visit Classical Guitar for the Rules and FAQ.  For more information contact the GVPAF: Email or Tel: 250-386-9223

We are in active collaboration with Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival and continuously encourage local students and performers to take part in all this festival has to offer.

We are excited to provide support to this year's Festival participants by reimbursing student solo registration fees on a first-come-first-serve basis.  For the Registration for Reimbursement Form click

Why do we recommend participating in GVPAF?


  • good goal setting opportunity for teachers as well as students

  • a solo and ensemble performance experience, competitive and non-competitive

  • adjudication and written feedback by renowned guest guitar professionals

  • an opportunity to listen to and meet other players your age

  • an opportunity to advance to provincial competition level

  • official awards and certificates for outstanding performances

  • opportunity to attend performances of other music disciplines