2021 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Competition Registration

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2020
  • 12:00 PM
  • Friday, February 19, 2021
  • 10:00 PM
  • Philadelphia, PA

Registration

  • A national competition open to advancing classical guitarists residing in the USA.
  • Open to students age 18 and under

Registration is closed

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Complete this registration to compete in the

PCGS NATIONAL COMPETITION 2021

The 2021 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Competition is part of the 2021 Annual Philadelphia Classical Guitar Festival.

There are two separate divisions:

1.
The Adult Division is a national competition open to advancing classical guitarists who must be 18 years of age by April 1st, 2021 and residing in the United States.

2. The Junior Division is a national competition open to students age 18 and under residing in the United States.

Applications and recordings are due 

February 19, 2021 (10:00pm, EDT)

There are three rounds:

> The Preliminary round – The jury will review unmarked/anonymous Audio Recordings and select up to 12 advancing competitors from each division.  Entrants will be notified if they have advanced to the semifinal round no later than March 15, 2021.

> The Semifinal round - will feature Video Recordings of the same repertoire submitted for the Preliminary round. Finalists will be announced by April 1, 2021.

> The Final round will feature the same Video Recordings as the Semifinal Round and will be streamed online as part of the 2021 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Festival.

GUIDELINES FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

  • The Guitar Society reserves the right to cancel any competition division and return student entries and fees if insufficient entries are received.
  • Entries must be received no later than 10:00pm(EST) on February 19, 2021. Entries received after 10:00pm EST will not be accepted.
  • The same repertoire must be performed in the Preliminary, Semifinal, and Final Rounds.
  • Editing of recorded entries is not permitted and will be sufficient reason for disqualification.
  • Prior first prize winners may not participate in the same division.

Questions can be directed to competition@phillyguitar.com

Winners will be announced at the 2021 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Festival after the featured artist's closing recital.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society
Address: 2038 Sansom street - Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: +1 (215) 567 2972
Email: info@phillyguitar.com 

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