Mary Baker Russell Music Center | Elizabeth C.D. Brown & Stephen Howland, Directors

The festival will feature hands on Classical and Jazz guitar workshops, lectures and concerts with PLU guitar faculty members Elizabeth CD Brown and Dr. Stephen Howland alongside guests Stella Kosim and Elliott Turner.  Festival participants will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform in the Festival Guitar Orchestras, with music available in advance. All events take place at Pacific Lutheran University, in the Mary Baker Russell Music Center, with rehearsals and concerts held in the exquisite Lagerquist Concert Hall. The 2024 PLU Guitar Festival is supported in part by the Seattle Classic Guitar Society the Seattle Jazz Guitar Society, and the Rosewood Guitar.

Registration Costs:

Please note we are unable to take registration and payment information at the festival.

  • General ($60)
  • Senior ($50)
  • Grade 6 and Older Student ($30)
  • PLU Student ($10)

Active members of the Seattle Classic Guitar Society and/or the Seattle Jazz Guitar Society will receive a $10 registration discount.

For more information visit the festival website: