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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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Guitar instructor Sven Rainey works with 10 year-old Matheus Zapf from Weston at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction Guitar instructor Sven Rainey works with 10 year-old Matheus Zapf from Weston at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations
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Musician JiJi helps 7 year-old Emma Thomas from Wilton with her music reading skills at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In Musician JiJi helps 7 year-old Emma Thomas from Wilton with her music reading skills at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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Stratford's John Arkenberg has Nick Townsend with Nicholas Guitars look over a broken part on his early 1930's National Tri Cone tenor guitar at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School Stratford's John Arkenberg has Nick Townsend with Nicholas Guitars look over a broken part on his early 1930's National Tri Cone tenor guitar at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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Alturas Duo with Scott Hill on guitar and Carlos Boltes on Charango perform at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Alturas Duo with Scott Hill on guitar and Carlos Boltes on Charango perform at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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Nikhil Goswami plays ' Sueno en la Floresta' during a workshop performance at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Nikhil Goswami plays ' Sueno en la Floresta' during a workshop performance at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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Milford's Bob Cooper has Mark Florio, owner of Florio Guitars look over the condition of his mid 1960's Gibson Melody Maker he brought in during The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School Milford's Bob Cooper has Mark Florio, owner of Florio Guitars look over the condition of his mid 1960's Gibson Melody Maker he brought in during The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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Instructor Joe Kiernan from Fairfield plays for Rishi Srikanth, Francesco Pagano and Cooper Wollenhaupt from Wilton in a jazz workshop during The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School Instructor Joe Kiernan from Fairfield plays for Rishi Srikanth, Francesco Pagano and Cooper Wollenhaupt from Wilton in a jazz workshop during The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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Ben Verdery, chair of the guitar department at the Yale University School of Music works with student Vahn Kessler from Weston during a workshop at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music Ben Verdery, chair of the guitar department at the Yale University School of Music works with student Vahn Kessler from Weston during a workshop at The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.
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7 year-old Luke Calejesan from Westport gets a Gibson guitar plugged in by Nick Townsend, owner of Nicholas Guitars in Norwalk during The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday 7 year-old Luke Calejesan from Westport gets a Gibson guitar plugged in by Nick Townsend, owner of Nicholas Guitars in Norwalk during The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School on Sunday February 4, 2018 in Westport Conn. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend.

The 1st Annual Connecticut Guitar Festival at Suzuki Music School was held on Sunday, Feb. 4. In conjunction with Music for Youth and Factory Underground, the festival featured classes, vendors, and performances over the weekend in different locations