Classical Guitar Camp at the Philadelphia International Music Festival

Partial Scholarships Available For 2019 Inaugural Year

Call 856.875.6816 or Email: for more information.

The Philadelphia International Music Festival is pleased to announce a new program of study in Classical Guitar. 

The PIMF Guitar Program will include private lessons, guitar ensemble, masterclasses, performances and chamber music with guitarist, lutenist, conductor, and music educator Daniel Boring.  

Summer study at the PIMF Guitar Camp will expose you to a wide range of musical experience, as well as enrich your abilities as a soloist and chamber musician. The PIMF Guitar Camp will include ample performance opportunities as both a soloist and in ensemble. 

Daniel Boring
Classical Guitar Program Director

Daniel Boring Is a rare performer who specializes in various instruments including baroque, classical and romantic guitars, baroque lute and.theorbo. He is a native of western New York where he received performance degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Ithaca College School of Music. Former teachers include the Castellani-Andriaccio duo, Donald Miller, Timothy Schmidt, Pablo Cohen, and James Tyler. Mr. Boring made his European debut in Rome, Italy in 1995 where he participated as chamber artist with the Rome festival orchestra and ballet company. Return engagements throughout Italy include performances with the Opera Theatre of Luccaorchestral member and chamber music artist. Notable U.S. performances include Lincoln Center, the Chautauqua Institute, Kimmel Center, and The World Theater.

A Classical Guitar Camp Like No Other!

"Can't wait for next year!"

"I have been to PIMF for two years now and it’s an incredible place to be. I’m always so inspired even months after I’ve attended and I continue to enjoy uncovering the new things that I can learn there. Can’t wait for next year!”

- Megan F., 2018

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"Loved the focus on practicing"

"Awesome - my daughter’s playing improved with the high level of music instruction. She also met quite a few kid musicians from all over the world that she’s been keeping contact with. I really loved the focus on practicing. She will be returning next year!”

- James M., 2018

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"Thank you PIMF!"

"Our son loves PIMF and improves his level of play and repertoire for percussion. He loves the experience and time with friends in the dorms. He is going into his fourth summer in 2019. Thank you PIMF!”

- Jeff D., 2018

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"So excited for this upcoming year!"

"The 2019 PIMF season will be my 3rd year at this camp and I absolutely love it!! Working with the members of the Philadelphia Orchestra has made me learn and grow so much and being able to work with other musicians my age is so much fun! I am so excited for this upcoming year and many years of PIMF!!!!”

- Kate F., 2018

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"The staff are always so courteous and helpful"

“Our children love this camp so much. This is their fourth season, and I'm sure we will be back next year. What they learned this year was just amazing. The atmosphere is not only professional, it's fun! They come home inspired by all they see and set new goals for their playing. The staff are always so courteous and helpful. The Philadelphia Orchestra teachers are always the best. Thank you for all your hard work.”

- Jean F., 2019

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