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Charlottesville Guitar Festival

Charlotesville Classical
Guitar Competition

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Place: The Haven
112 Market St., Charlottesville, VA, 22902
The competition will take place from 1:00-3:00pm.
There will be only one round.


Any guitarist from the USA or abroad.

There will be 2 levels: Adult level for 18 years old or older and Youth level for 17 years old or younger.

Family members or students of the judging team are not allowed to participate.

Repertoire: Any music chosen by the performer, played from memory.

Time limit for each participant: up to 5 minutes.

Deadline to register: Thursday, September 7, 2017.

To enter the competition you have to register for the full guitar festival ($60) and there's no extra fee.

All competition participants are required to play in the guitar orchestra.

Fill out this Registration Form and send it via email to:

To pay the registration fee, go to the guitar festival page.

For questions, contact Rafael Scarfullery at:

          phone: 434-851-0674

Prizes for each division:

Youth level:
1st: $200, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50
Adult level: 1st: $300, 2nd: $150, 3rd: $75

Performers will be evaluated on technique, musicianship and overall presentation. All the judges' decisions are final.

Winners will perform for the Winner's Concert during the guitar festival on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 8:00pm.

Foreign competition winners are subjet to a 30% tax withholding of the total prize amount. US winners will be given the IRS-1099 form.


Copyright 2017 Rafael Scarfullery