EuroStrings Conference 2020


We are pleased to announce our Annual EuroStrings Conference hosted this year by Uppsala International Guitar Festival. The conference is scheduled for 14th and 15th November 2020 and will feature two performances and two lectures which offer both information and an opportunity to reflect on the experiences of the member festivals during the international Covid-19 pandemic.

Saturday 14 November 2020

  • Official Welcome by Klaus Pontvik, Executive Director of Uppsala International Guitar Festival and an opportunity for Partners (only) to have a ‘virtual’ hangout via Zoom at 11.00


  •  ‘Creative Tools for Music Teachers in a Community Perspective’ – A practical and theoretical approach by Mathias Zloto, Buenos Aires, at 11.30–12.30
  • ‘Covid Performance and Quality Control’ – Italy vs Sweden: different approaches to performances during COVID-19 pandemic by Michele Libraro and Klaus Pontvik, at 12.30–13.30


    • Orchestra: EuroStrings Artists and guitarist from Malmo Academy of Music, conducted by Christian Karlsen
    • Saturday 14 November 2020, at 13.45–14.45

  • winner of the 2019 Second EuroStrings Guitar Competition, Mateusz Kowalski
    • Sunday 15 November 2020, 15.00–17.00

The Partners’ meeting is on Sunday 15 November 2020, 15.00–17.00 (closed to the public). Events open to the public will be streamed via Facebook group. Join the group HERE.