2016 UofL Guitar Festival and Competition

September 15-18, 2016

The UofL Guitar Festival and Competition welcomes a roster of top-rate guitarists, devoted students, and casual enthusiasts for intensive study and artistic development.

Guitar Festival and Competition Registration Form (PDF)

Online Registration

Schedule of Events


Festival Registration:

$150 for festival and competition

$75 for youth weekend

$50 for concert series, and $20 for individual concerts.



1st prize includes $1,000 and concert at the 2017 UofL Guitar Festival.


Artists and Clinicians:

Thibaut Garcia

Gregg Goodhart

Stephen Lochbaum

Kevin Manderville

Marek Nosal

Emma Rush

Tantalus Quartet

Stephen Mattingly, Festival and Competition Director


The University of Louisville Guitar Festival is made possible by the generous support of our donors and corporate sponsors.