When does it start?
The course starts on Saturday 23 July. at about 15:00 with the coffee. At 17:00 we make a welcome round, so it would be great if all are participants could arrive in that time. And by 20:00 we will meet for a first sightreading rehearsal for the guitar orchestra. On Sunday begins the individual classes.
On the last day, Sunday, July 31., We have an internal final concert and the final meeting at 10:30. So departure will be from about 12 AM.
Arriving by train to Rotenburg station (Wümme). More details see below.
Arriving by car
From North and West:
A1 motorway, Bremen-Hamburg. Exit "Stuckenborstel" (no. 50) towards Sottrum on the B75. In Sottrum, just after the entrance, right towards Hellwege / Wittorf to Ahausen. In Ahausen at the church right on the "main road". Shortly before the exit turn right the "Verden Weg". Take note of our traffic sign with Signet of the Rotenburg Guitar Week at the traffic island!
From the south:
A27, Hanover and Bremen. Exit "Verden-Nord" (no. 25). Towards Rotenburg / Wümme on the B 215 left drive After about 14 km in Eversen at an intersection in the direction of light way to Ahausen. In Ahausen it comes shortly after the entrance from the left in the "Verden way". Take note of our traffic sign with Signet of the Rotenburg Guitar Week at the traffic island.
In our street called "Verdener Weg"
In "Verdener Weg" comes right after 300 m, a small entrance to the boarding house. Here you can find also a sign with the logo of the Rotenburg Guitar Week
Arriving by train
Station is Rotenburg (Wümme) on the railway line Hamburg - Bremen
Students and guests of the Rotenburg Guitar Week can be picked up from us by car. Please send a text message before the course starts to Hans Wilhelm Kaufmann +49 162 103 5952 or send an email.
Arriving by plane
Next international airport is Bremen Airport or Hamburg Airport
For further inforamtion how to come to our festival lease write us at least three days ahead. From Bremen Airport we can pick you up by car. From Haburg Airport we will will give you detailled information how to go there via railway to Rotenburg.
Do not forget:
Guitar (!), Music stand and footstool with name, writing materials, marks, weatherproof (and warm!) Clothes and shoes. Bathing suits, bed linen (can be borrowed against minor fee)
Important: concert dress
All participants act as Gitarrenorchester the Rotenburg Guitar Week at the International Summer Concerts. We ask for your concert dress: below black (or dark) and white top (or light). However tailcoat, tuxedo and long evening dress under Unständen would easily "overdressed" ;-)