A new initiative of the Adelaide Guitar Festival, taking the festival experience to those who otherwise cannot attend.

During the first week of August, a number of musicians, including Festival Director Slava Grigoryan, toured greater Adelaide – taking outstanding musicians and quality music into hospital wards and homes for older people. Recognising the inherent human need for music and inspired by the growing understanding of music’s role in health, wellbeing, and recovery – Resonance treated patients, residents, and visitors to world class music featuring the world’s most popular instrument.

Resonance Fundraising Raffle
Returning Meet the Maker Luthier, Gianluca Pezzoli, has generously donated one of his original handmade guitars as the major prize of the Resonance Raffle. All proceeds will be split between the Royal Adelaide Hospital Burns Unit and The Adelaide Guitar Festival Resonance Program.

1st Prize
A handcrafted guitar by South Australian luthier, Gianluca Pezzoli, made as a tribute to the Adelaide Guitar Festival in 2012. It not only pays homage to great music and great craftsmanship, but each part of the instrument has a story of its own, recycled from old church steps and fence posts collected around the state. Yet to be played, Pezzoli’s “AIGF 2012” is made from mahogany, rosewood, and blackwood the guitar features a mother of pearl inlay, 500k volume control, 250k tone control and a 3 way switch.

Valued at $4,900

The winner is Anthony Morriss – congratulations on winning this amazing prize!