2018 University of Louisville Guitar Festival and Competition

September 14-16, 2018



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

Online Registration

Schedule of Events

 

Concert and Registration Fees

Full Pass: $150

  • Full festival attendance to all concerts and events Thursday through Sunday
  • Includes option to compete in Collegiate or Solo Artist Competition

Youth Guitar Congress and Weekend Pass: $75

  • Weekend festival attendance to all concert and events Saturday and Sunday
  • Includes option to compete in the Youth Competition guitarists 17 years old and younger

Concert Pass: $50

  • Includes tickets to all five concerts (a $100 value)

Individual Concert Tickets

  • $20 general admission
  • $10 seniors and students
  • All concerts are free for UofL students with a valid student ID

 

Competitions

Solo Artist Competition, open to guitarists of all ages

Collegiate Competition, open to guitarists of all ages who have not completed an undergraduate degree

Youth Competition, open to guitarists ages 17 and under

 

Artists and Clinicians

Kupiński Guitar Duo

Hanser/McClellan Guitar Duo

Nicolò Spera

Tengyue Zhang, 2017 Guitar Foundation of America Rose Augustine Prize Winner

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.