Composition Competition

A work for solo guitar (no more than 15 minutes). No published, or previously awarded compositions should be submitted. Works must be composed for the six-stringed classical guitar. The real name of the composer should only appear on the first page of the submitted score(s).

Deadline: Extended to Monday June 18, 2012

E-mail submissions in PDF format are preferred:
If available, a recording of the submitted work may also be included as an MP3 audio file.
A completed submission form (PDF) should be included.

Submission by regular mail should include one bound copy of the score and audio cd if available, along with the completed submission form (PDF). No works will be returned. Please do not send originals. Submit by mail to:
GuitarFest 2012
Music Department
Northeastern University
351 Ryder Hall
Boston, MA 02115

The winning composition will be performed in Boston GuitarFest 2013 and will receive a cash prize of $400 and a free 5-day registration for GuitarFest 2013. Winners will be announced on the last day of the festival and posted online.

For questions about the Composition Competition, contact Anthony De Ritis at