BGFest XVII Competitions COMPOSITION COMPETITION

 
Our illustrious committee has decided on three composition competition winners for Boston GuitarFest XVII. 
Chosen among 48 entries from 19 countries, they are:

First prize winner:

Second prize winner:

Third prize winner:

Honorable mention:

Camel’s Dance — Pardy Minassian (Armenia/Syria) 

Phryjig — Aaron Israel Levin (United States)  

 Traced Forms — Miles Friday (United States) 

L’Entusiasmo — Stefano Vivaldini (Italy)  

Congratulations! 

Boston GuitarFest XVII announces that our composition competition is open to all composers world-wide who are 35 years old or younger. The winning compositions will be new solo works for classical guitar, with a duration of up to six minutes. Three works will be awarded (First Prize: $1000; Second Prize: $750; Third Prize: $500). The three prize-winning works will be performed at Boston GuitarFest XVII (June 22nd – 26th in Boston, MA) by noted professional guitarists. The competition will be judged by a panel of three jurors headed by Daniel S. Godfrey and including Anthony De Ritis and Meng Su.

Application fee is $25. After your registration, our team will reach out for a score, and—if available—a recording of the submitted work.

BGFest XVII Competitions COMPOSITION COMPETITION: JURY

 

Meng Su

Classical Guitarist

Awards

1st Prize

$ 1000

professional performance at BGFest XVII

 

2nd Prize

$750

professional performance at BGFest XVII

 

3rd Prize

$500  

professional performance at BGFest XVII

 

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