William Paterson University Guitarfest is a one-day guitar festival that occurs each spring. This annual celebration of the classical guitar is a focal point for guitar students at the University and a showcase to the community for world-class artists of the classical guitar. Each year, the festival presents one feature artist whose performance in concert forms the centerpiece of the festival. The students of the University guitar department present a concert of solo and ensemble music. Seminars, master classes and other performances take place, creating an atmosphere of guitaristic and musical excellence.
Guitarists who have appeared at Guitarfest in its 13 year history include: