Annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival
Youth Competition Guidelines:
Application deadline: February 18, 2013
Competition – Saturday, March 2:
Division I (ages 11-14): 10 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): 10 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.
- Fill out the Youth application form online
- Send a letter of recommendation from your guitar instructor. No application will be considered without a mailed letter of recommendation.
- Competition Agreement form (PDF) download here.
The University of Texas at Dallas
Attn: Kristi Barrus
School of Arts and Humanities JO31
800 W. Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
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 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.