An extraordinary stage for guitarists to create music for over 450,000 people.
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Sept 29, 2023 | National Mall, Washington DC
The World Culture Festival is set on a mega stage at the National Mall in Washington DC from September 29 - October 1.
It is one of the biggest celebrations happening this year with an audience from over 180 countries showcasing our shared humanity and rich cultural diversity.
The Guitar Ensemble is one of several performances that will happen at this three-day festival and will feature as a headliner opening act!
When you sign up you will become part of our 1000+ member diverse guitarist group, creating music echoing across the grounds to an audience of hundreds of thousands including world leaders, celebrities & artists and hundreds of millions of viewers across the globe!
Whether you are an absolute beginner guitar enthusiast or a master artist, you can be part of this ensemble.
Grammy Award Winner
Reginald Guilluame | Guitaro5000
Internet Star Guitarist
President for the Virginia Guitar Directors Association, chair-elect for the NAfME Council for Guitar Education and on the Guitar Foundation of America Education committee and teachers at Heritage High School in Loudoun County, VA.
Emmy Nominated Ravidrums credits include : Superbowl, Oscars, Oprah, IIFA / Bollywood Oscars, Telemundo Awards ,The Matrix reloaded and also a Special Guest on MARIAH CARIES Las Vegas Residency.
Ravidrums has worked and performed with the likes of Will I Am, Britney Spears, opened for the Foo Fighters, Royalty, F1, Prime Minister Modi of India to president Obama.
Ravi was the music director a NBC's TV series Howie Do It - Howie Mandel and CBS TV series Live to Dance feat Paula Abdul.
Electrifying performer, multi-faceted touring artist Nilko Andreas has been entertaining audiences in three continents as an internationally awarded classical guitarist, Composer, Actor, Music Director as well as a singer (La Cumbiamba eNeYe, LaMar NYC),
Brazilian singer/songwriter and performing artist sharing her passion for groovy percussive guitars, jazzy chords and heartfelt lyrics to embrace and uplift the spirits!
Costa Rican guitarist Dr. Guido Sánchez Portuguez is an award-winning performer and composer. A classically trained guitarist with degrees from the University of Costa Rica and the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Guido has strong roots in Latin styles and heavy metal (a pioneer of the early metal scene back home).
Guido is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Illinois School of Music in Urbana-Champaign where he created the guitar program and teaches music theory. He is both founder and director of the University of Illinois Latin American Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble. He performs regularly as a soloist, in modern music ensembles, and along with symphony orchestras.
Performing on a stage this big and for a cause as noble is rare to come by.
It is also a chance for you to be alongside fellow artists and professionals, build connections and future collaborations.
This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to play at this level.
Our training sessions will provide you with adequate skills required to play at the event!
When you sign up you will be provided with all the necessary info needed to play the songs we will be performing on stage.
We will also provide you weekly training sessions and videos.
All skill levels are welcome!
The World Culture Festival is a 3 day extravaganza starting Sept 29 - Oct 1.
The guitar ensemble performance will be one of the opening acts on Sept 29.
This is History in the making and by your participation you add your presence to an event that will be remembered for years to come.