Collin College is offering a unique and instructive Guitar Festival Feb. 13-15 at the Spring Creek Campus located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano.

Collin College guitar faculty Dr. Fernand Vera and Dr. Olga Amelkina-Vera of Kithara Duo and special guest Dr. Matt Palmer will present a three-day workshop open to guitarists of all ages and skill levels. Students will receive individual attention from faculty with a concentration on developing solo and ensemble skills.

The festival will also include faculty and student concerts.

Applications are available at For more information, contact Dr. Fernand Vera at or follow Collin College Guitar Group on Facebook for information on upcoming events.


About Collin College

Collin College is a community college in North Texas’ Collin County. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Plano, Allen and Rockwall. For more information, visit