Annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival
Youth Competition Guidelines:
Application deadline: February 12, 2016
Competition – Saturday, March 5, 2016:
Division I (ages 11-14): 9 am - 2 pm, in AH1
Competitors must play two contrasting pieces not to exceed 7 minutes total.
Example: Carcassi Etude, and a Brouwer Prelude, or similar.
Division II (ages 15-18): 9 am - 2 pm, in AH1
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.
- Submit your application fee of $25 online at: UT Dallas Marketplace.
- Send a letter of recommendation from your guitar instructor. No application will be considered without a letter of recommendation.
- Complete the agreement form here: UT Dallas Youth Guitar Competition Form.
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.