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Guitare Montréal

Montreal International Classical Guitar Festival and Competition
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Jeffrey McFadden

Jeffrey McFadden has been acknowledged as one of the finest guitarists of his generation. Over the past years, concert engagements have taken him throughout Canada and the United States and into Europe. He has given World Premieres of works by numerous composers and has been a featured performer at several international music festivals, including "Guitar '87" and GuitarFest '91 in Toronto , Gitarren-Symposium Iserlohn, Lachine International Guitar Festival, the Columbus State Guitar Symposium, The Niagara International Chambre Music Festival, the National Flute Association (USA) Convention and many others. Jeffrey has given masterclasses and seminars at some of North America's most prestigious institutions including the Université de Montréal, Conservatoire de Music à Hull/Gatineau, University of British Colombia, Michigan State University and the Oberlin College Conservatory. He is adjunct professor of guitar at the University of Toronto.


  • "Jeffrey McFadden is a squeaky-clean and musical player with a clear and three-dimensional tone." Gramophone (UK)
  • "Intense and convincing" Soundboard Magazine
  • "McFadden achieves an impressive range of dynamic and tone colour which perhaps even matches that of the classic Bream recording." Classical Guitar Magazine (UK)