is the world’s leading authority and resource for all things guitar., March 31–April 5 Gear fans who want to make their holiday season a little louder this year can enter either via Orange’s website, or by commenting or sharing any #wishgranted post on the company’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages to enter multiple times. Past PCGS Events. Long Island Guitar Festival Features. About PCGS. London, United Kingdom. Ms. Hata has been a finalist in many international competitions and won second prize at the "International Guitar Competition Nicola Fago." Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 (for international students living outside the U.S.). A new piece written for the competition by Dusan Bogdanovic, called Prélude et Toccata will be featured (among others). Deadline for receipt of paid Division I competition registrations is March 13, 2020.The guidelines listed below are the official competition rules. Dates held. RPS Philip Jones Brass Prize. Out of 140 worldwide entrants, Laura Poingdestre was awarded first place this weekend for her design of Violet the … Billy Corgan’s first great tearing of the script led to a bold and ambitious album that put the guitars up front and loud. Magazine. Adelaide International Guitar Festival and Competition. All Artist Rigs Awards Collections Galleries Interviews Opinion. The co… vendredi 4 décembre 2020 - 20:00 Brussels International Guitar Competition « Ilse & Nicolas Alfonso » 2020 Présentation des 6 Finalistes (partie 1) Egor Svezhentcev (Russie), Pasquale Vitale (Italie) & Sébastien Clerc (France) Szeged, Hungary, EuroStrings international competition, youth competition, performances, master classes, and lectures. La 9e édition du Brussels International Guitar Festival & Competitions aura bel et bien lieu, mais en version numérique et sous la forme d’un calendrier de l’avent., David Pavlovits is among the featured performers at the Szeged Guitar Festival in Hungary: He will be performing with his Great Necks Trio, along with Redmond O’ Toole and a guest cellist on Joseph Williams III’s score for the Alfred Hitchcock silent film The Lodger; that should be something! And if you’d like to send us information about events in the coming months, you can write to us at Miami International GuitART International Festival and Competition. Two lectures plus the fest’s famous Sunday Brunch with the Artists. Joe Satriani says he started tapping before he heard Eddie Van Halen play. Also, concerts featuring acoustic guitarists, plus a luthier fair/product exposition. Luthiers; Sponsors; Contact; Southern Guitar Festival & Competition. Giving you the chance to win a dream guitar for a fraction of the usual price. Music 1st December 2020. Toronto Guitar Weekend Yenne Lee will be among the many top guitarists performing at the Long Island (NY) Guitar Festival . From eye-catching straps to dual-function pedals that both look the part and free up pedalboard real estate, there’s something for every type of guitar player this festive season. Classical Guitar Fests & Competitions for March and April 2020! The list is focused on significant festivals with multiple artists and preference to international competitions. If we’ve missed your festival/competition here, let us know and we’ll add it! ARTISTS 2019/2020; ARTISTS 2018/2019; ARTISTS 2017/2018; AUDIENCE LAB; SCHOLARSHIPS. From upstart beginnings in the early 60s, Eric Clapton soon established himself as one of the decades’ most lauded players. Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival . San Diego, California, The theme of this year’s fifth anniversary fest is “Five Years of Diversity,” with concerts and master classes featuring Bokyung Byun, Jiji (Jiyeon Kim), and guitarist/soprano Alexandra Iranfar, plus a concert by Duo Chinoiserie (guitar and guzheng), at the Inamori Pavilion and friendship garden in Balboa Park, and other nearby locales. Also playing at the fest is 2019 Rising Stars winner Bokyung Byun, Pierre Bibault, Rapahel Feuillatre, 10-string guitar virtuosos Nicolo Spera, and in the final concert, African Kora master Yacouba Sissoko and the wonderful South African guitarist Derek Gripper. Division I is now designed to accommodate graduate level and young professional guitarists born on or after April 1, 1990. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ana Vidovic plays the opening concert and gives a master class. $1,500 and a medal. Also, lectures, master classes, the National High School Classical Guitar Competition, guitar orchestra, ensemble showcase, and more. Antony, France, All-ages and -nationalities competitions. The online structure of the events will enable international participation from around the globe in real time in an unprecedented and exciting new way. Friday, February 14, 2020. The lastest of its old-school models to be brought back by its Genesis Collection. Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Festival and Competition International Guitar Festival Rust Back . Third Prize .  This yeah, between 12 and 23 December, there will be four winners each day – with one of these four winning a larger prize package, such as an amplifier, and three winning something smaller like pedals, headphones or Orange merch. Saturday, February 15, 2020 . We provide insight and opinion about gear, artists, technique and the guitar industry for all genres and skill levels. Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership :: Legal, March 27–29 URI Guitar Festival & Rising Stars Competition Sunday 25 October 2020, 3:14pm. St Josephs International Guitar Festival Zagreb Guitar Festival, APRIL 5–9 MORE TK TK Music. Fancy winning some gear? Competitions. Brookville, New York, The 2th LIGF takes place on the campus of Long Island University’s Post campus and will be another in the festival’s great track record of attracting top worldwide talent. Wilson Center Guitar Competition. 2020 Ex-Aequo International Classical Guitar Competition. Competition Rules . Second Prize. #mc_embed_signup{background:none; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; width:100%;} You can help by suggesting a festival. The latest guitar news, reviews and features delivered to your inbox. She has performed in masterclasses with David Russell, Carlo Marchione, Alberto Ponce, and Betho Davezac; and she had the honor to perform for Narciso Yepes as well as attended the last live concert of Andres Segovia. © 2020 is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. Montrouge, France, March 22 is the classical guitar day/night of this festival held in a Paris suburb, with the finals round of the international competition (named for Roland Dyens), and performances from last year’s competition winner, Fu Ping Liu, and also two great French guitarists, Gerard Abiton and Jérémy Jouve. : This year there is an additional category, Division II (see below), for undergraduate level guitarists., APRIL 4–6 Entries begin 12 PM GMT today (1 December) and end at 8 PM GMT on 23 December. The William R. and Carol A. Greiner Award. The final will also be shown via livestream. Posted: 19 Oct 2020. /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. End. The Thessaloniki Conservatories Board of Alumni organizes during the 6th International Guitar Festival in Thessaloniki a Guitar Competition. The composition could be the motto of the competition. Winners will be announced daily from 12-23 December on and on the brand’s social media. Master classes, luthier fair, and more. Watch The Edge play rock ‘n’ roll Santa and gift a 10-year-old superfan a guitar. Early history. SUMMER SEASON: Applications … $3,500 and a medal. Contact Us. MARCH 20–22 Teachers. This page lists classical guitar festivals, competitions, and major academies. Orange Amplification has announced the 2020 incarnation of ots #wishgranted program, an annual period of daily giveaways that started in December 2013. Concerts featuring Raphaella Smits, Jesus Serrano, Simone Rinaldo & Stefan Grasse, Duo NiHZ, Ivan Petricevic and many others. And if you’d like to send us information about events in the coming months, you can write to us at From May 1-11, 2020, 24 violinists from around the world, aged between 16 and 28, will compete in Beijing for unmatched cash prizes. Sort posts by: Posted Date. The competitor selects one of three seasons and sends an application. In the First (A’) Category the right of participation have those contestants born after 1 January 2009. Rust and Vienna, Austria, Competitions (including composition), plus performances to be announced. The final will take place on 18.10.2020 at the 28th Koblenz Guitar Festival via video. CURRENT COMPETITIONS LIVE DRAW TONIGHTENTER NOW More InformationCompetitionGibson SG Special in Vintage Sparkling Burgundy £4.99 per ticket More InformationCompetitionEpiphone Prophecy Collection | Les Paul | SG | Extura £4.99 per ticket More InformationCompetitionFender Classic 60s Strat Lake Placid Blue £1.99 per ticket More InformationCompetitionSchecter Reaper-6 in Inferno Burst … N.B. Applications are accepted 365 days a year. 2020 Prizes First Prize. The November 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! Music. 19 Oct 2020 - 12 Jan 2021. Seattle, Washington, Three days at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington with artists including Matthew Anderson, Hilary Field, Duo Tenebroso (David Franzen and Kristen Waligora), Sam Krahn, Scott Kritzer, Jessica Papkoff, James Reid, Neil andf tamara Culkins, Leon Christian, Mario Diaz and Cameron O’Connor Duo, Alexander Dunn, and Sebastian Robles. The jury will meet and watch together the videos of the finalists. Padding, packing and protection – how to ensure your prized guitars stay safe in a big move. February 14, 2020 (for applicants in the U.S.) REGULATIONS FOR THE GUITAR COMPETITIONS. He credits the guitarists of Wishbone Ash for giving him the idea. ), Video Pick of the Week: Mak Grgić Plays Francesco da Milano’s ‘Fantasia XIII’ on a Meantone Guitar, Video Pick of the Week: France’s Quatuor Eclisses Play Manuel de Falla’s Finale from ‘The Three Cornered Hat’, ‘Soundboard Scholar’ Dives Deep Into Guitars, 50 Years on the Planks: Julian Bream Talks About His Life and Work. One of them even features some Dave Grohl-penned poetry. 1st Prize: 300.- EUR 1 concert performance at FORUM GITARRE WIEN 2021 /Austria 1 concert at the 10th guitar week 2021 in Postojna /Slovenia Free participation at the 10th guitar week in Postojna /Slovenia. 2020 GUIDE TO COMPETITIONS. These are the best new stompboxes of 2020, featuring Walrus Audio, Danelectro and an electrifying fuzz from Latvia. Cillian Breathnach-1st December 2020. 19 Oct 2020 - 12 Jan 2021. Philadelphia, PA. Competitions 1st December 2020. Beijing, China . The December 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! Regional legs of the competitions are organized across four zones, culminating at the national competition in Delhi. Continuing our journey through the guitar styles of the legendary Three Kings, this time it’s the turn of Flying V-toting blue icon Albert. */, Yenne Lee will be among the many top guitarists performing at the Long Island (NY) Guitar Festival, The Rich Life & Long Lasting Legacy of Julian Bream, Video Pick of the Week: Cristina Galietto Plays Scarlatti’s K408, Julian Bream on Playing for Pablo Casals, the Influence of Skiffle Music on the Guitar’s Popularity, & More, Guitars in Ensembles: Recent Albums from Emanuele Segre, Carlos Pavan, and and Marisa Minder, Video Picks of the Week: Jack Davisson (14) Plays Ginastera’s ‘Sonata for Guitar’; Elle Davisson (11) Plays Dyens’ ‘Songe Capricorne, Julian Bream on Recovering From Injury, Jazz Guitarists, & the Dearth of Modern Guitar Composers, Video Pick of the Week: Watch Thu Le’s Dazzling Version of ‘Historia de un amour’, Video Pick of the Week: Jack Cimo and Chris Goodpasture Play a Superb Guitar-Piano Version of Rodrigo’s ‘Concierto de Aranjuez’, Video Pick of the Week: The Beijing Guitar Duo Plays Bach’s Magnificent ‘Chaconne’, Gretchen Menn Plays Leo Brouwer’s ‘Etude No. 19th Concours International de Guitare Past Competitions. The August 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now. Watch on YouTube UPCOMING FESTIVALS International Guitar Festival Rust Austria27 September-1 October 2020LIVE Uppsala International Guitar Festival. Competitions: Win a Martin Dreadnought Junior. (Guitar students aged 12 – 17 years, born between 05.08.2003 and 04.08.2009) Wednesday, 4. Guitares Au Beffroi International Festival Northwest U.S. and Canada regional collegiate and youth competitions, guitar orchestra, workshops and concerts, master classes, luthier fair, and more. From 2020 with love: the best guitars, amps, pedals and accessories of the year., Never miss a trending story! A freely chosen program from different styles (10-12 min) has to be played on 24.08.2020. In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the 2020 Boston Guitar Fest will transform itself into GFEST ONLINE, an entirely virtual event that will re-imagine the festival in light of the realities forced on all of us by the virus. The prolific Kansas singer-songwriter’s latest LP sees him taking sole charge of guitar duties for the first time. By checking the boxes you agree to receive the following from us via e-mail. International classical guitar competitions are public events designed to identify and award outstanding classical guitar soloists, ensembles, and composers.