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  • All types of guitar ensembles and guitarists are welcome to attend and participate or simply observe.


    Whether you are a beginning high school guitar ensemble or a seasoned university level graduate ensemble, you are invited to participate in this festival. Please make contact today for details and register your ensemble - it's FREE.

  • This festival welcomes guitarists of all levels. You do not have to be an ensemble player to participate.
    Again, please bring your guitar.

  • The goal for this festival is to promote the growth of guitar ensembles and to help build a network for guitarists.

  • Guitar Ensembles: Rehearsals and Performances

    All guitar ensembles can perform for judges' notes. Each participating guitar ensemble will be given 20 minutes of rehearsal time before performing in front of judges.

  • Workshops & Vendors

    The days events will feature several workshops by Benedetto CEO Howard Paul and 7-string specialist Jerry Sims. Vendors will be present in the lobby for discounts on music, CDs, supplies, and instruments.