UT Dallas Annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival

Youth Competition Guidelines

Application deadline: February 12, 2017


Competition – Saturday, March 4, 2017

Division I (ages 11-14): Time and location to be determined
Competitors must play two contrasting pieces not to exceed 7 minutes total.
Example: Carcassi Etude, and a Brouwer Prelude, or similar.

2017 Results:

Youth Division I Winners:

1st Place: Leif Tilton
2nd Place: Mei Yin Steadman
3rd Place: Nicolas Gomez

Division II (ages 15-18): Time and location to be determined
Competitors must play two contrasting pieces not to exceed 10 minutes total.
Example: a movement of a Rodrigo or Brouwer work, and a fantasy by John Dowland, or similar.

2017 Results:

Youth Division II Winners:

1st Place: Diego Chavarria Rosas
2nd Place: Austin Keller
3rd Place: Julio Robles


Registration Instructions

The deadline has passed and registration is currently closed.

If you are a U.S. Citizen, please bring your Social Security card. If you are NOT a U.S. Citizen, please bring your passport and/or Visa.

You must be present Saturday night at the award presentation in order to receive the merchandise prizes. If you are not present, only the check for the award amount will be mailed to you.