PCGS NATIONAL COMPETITION 2017
The 2017 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Competition is part of the 2017 Annual Philadelphia Classical Guitar Festival.
There are two separate divisions:
1. The Adult Division is a national competition open to advancing classical guitarists up to 30 years of age residing in the United States.
2. The High School Division is open to students in grades 9 ‐ 12 from PA, NJ & DE.
Applications and recordings are due February 15, 2017
There are three rounds:
> The Preliminary round – The jury will review unmarked/anonymous 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 1, 2017.
> The Semifinal round - will take place in front of a live audience in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Time & venue TBA, Free Admission
> The Final round will take place on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 9:30 AM at the 2017 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Festival at Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St. (free parking).
Winners will be announced later the same day
before the Jordan Dodson recital, closing the Festival.
Online Application Print Application
Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org