The Berlin Guitar Ensemble XVI – Special Performance Project

Saturday, August 19th, 2023 to Sunday, September 3rd, 2023 · Antikriegswerkstatt, Sievershausen (Hannover), Germany

Guided by Hernan Nuñez and Marian Hafenstein, assisted by experienced members of The BGE.

Local Coordinators: Friederike Hafenstein & George Porter.

Alexander Technique: George Porter.

Morning guitar coaching: Warm Up and Applied Calisthenics with Marian Hafenstein.

This 14 day Performance Project offers an opportunity to rehearse current and new BGE Repertoire during the first half of the project and tour the area during the second half. 7 performances in churches & cultural centres are planned:

Aug 25 St. Martinskirche, Seelze
Aug 26 Michaeliskirche, Ronnenberg
Aug 27 Petruskirche, Steinhude
Aug 31 Antikriegshaus, Sievershausen
Sep 01 Nikolai-Kirche, Hiddestorf
Sep 02 St. Lamberti-Kirche, Hildesheim
Sep 02 St. Andreas-Kirche, Springe

We’ll also hold dedicated Recording Sessions.

Sievershausen is a small village in the state of Niedersachsen, 30 km from Hannover airport.

Arrivals: August, Saturday 19th, morning-noon.

Departures: September, Sunday 3rd, morning-noon.

This Project is available to those who have:

1. attended at least one GC, GEE and/or GCE – BGE Course-Project
2. worked with and applied the principles presented.
3. their application letter accepted.

Participants will have access to a BGE XV Prep Page online, where the current and new Repertoire will be posted, and new pieces can be presented.

If you wish to attend please confirm asap in order to reserve your place.

To apply for this Project please email your application letter focusing on the following questions:

1 – Who are you?
2 – Why do you wish to attend?
3 – What is your Aim?

If accepted to attend you’ll receive detailed info about exact location, transportation, what you need to bring, and other practicalities.

The project is residential, accommodation and meals will be provided.

Shorter stays-visits are acceptable, please inform if you can’t attend the full two weeks.

For inquiries, further info and Application Letters, please contact