2023 CHICAGO GUITAR FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION,
WE INVITE guitarists and musicians of all ages, levels and backgrounds. Internationally celebrated artists will visit Chicago to judge the competition, lead ensembles, give master classes, clinics, lectures and PRESENT concerts that are sure to impress.
The competition is open to all guitarists across four age divisions:
Junior - 13 and under
Senior - 17 and under
Collegiate - 21 and under
Open- 22 and older
Compete for a total of $5000 in cash prizes
and special prizes for Senior, Collegiate and Open categories,
guitars made by Saers.
Competition Rules and Information
Saturday, June 3rd, Domenico Mottola
Sunday, June 4th, An Tran
Everyone is welcome!
Join us to play, learn and have fun together. Music will be available for download one month
before the festival. Festival Ensemble performance will take place on June 4th as an opening act of the final concert at 7 pm.
Master classes, Lectures and Clinics