BGFest XVII Competitions ACADEMY PERFORMANCE COMPETITION

 
BGFest XVII Academy Performance Competition is Open to 15 – 30 years old. Only active participants in the Academy program are eligible to enter in the competition. Participants should submit a copy of identification. 

Rules

  • First round: participants must submit a video made specifically for the BGFest XVII Academy Performance Competition. Candidates should introduce themselves and the pieces they will play at the beginning of the recording. The verbal introduction shall include “this is my recording for the 2022 Boston Guitarfest Academy performance competition”.
  •  Repertoire : 10 minutes of 2 Contrasting pieces  of free choice composers from XV-XXI Century.
  • Video Requirements: The recording should consist of a single take, have clear audio and image quality. Performer’s face, hands, and the entire guitar should be fully visible in the video.
  • Final Round: The 5 Finalists would select a new 20 minutes program of their choice

(different program than the first round) The final round of the competition would happen IN PERSON at Jordan Hall, and is open to the public. 

  • The decisions of the Jury are final. 
  • The​ ​first prize winner would be performing on Sunday, June 26th at the Closing Concert event of BGFest. The Performance will be in person and broadcasted.  

BGFest XVII Competitions ACADEMY PERFORMANCE COMPETITION: JURY

 

(Tax may apply for international participants) Awards

1st Prize

$ 3,000 Cash Prize

Jordan Hall Concert on Sunday, June 26th, 2022

*Winner has to perform in person

2nd Prize

$1,500 Cash Prize

Guitar strings from Augustine  

 Full Scholarship for BGFest XVIII

3rd Prize

$750 Cash Prize

Guitar strings from Augustine 

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