2021 University of Louisville Guitar Festival and Competition

October 15-17, 2021

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 Tickets and Registration Fees

Competition: $40 (all divisions)

Masterclass: $40 

Concerts: $10 general admission / $5 students

Concert tickets are available here: https://louisville.edu/music/payment/mus/

Please indicate "Guitar2021" as the invoice number and you will receive an email with the link to our live stream. 



Open Division, open to guitarists of all ages (postponed to 2022)

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

Youth Division, open to guitarists ages 17 and under or who are in High School


Artists and Clinicians

Xavier Jara

Andrew Wilder

Dennis Davis

Stephen Mattingly, Festival and Competition Director


All events are hosted online in collaboration with Etudes.co


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