The 2016 GFA International Convention and Competition will be held at Metropolitan State University in Denver, CO from June 20-25, 2016 with local host Alex Komodore. This year’s featured artists include Judicael Perroy, Raphaella Smits, Ben Verdery, Jason Vieaux, and Fabio Zanon. Experience three concerts daily, along with workshops, lectures, master classes and private lessons with the top artists in our field. The Vendor Expo runs all week long and will feature the industry’s finest guitar luthiers, gear and accessories, and a wide variety of sheet music.
The GFA International Concert Artist Competition and International Youth Competition attract incredible young players who will give some of the most powerful and inspiring performances of the week. Whether you’re competing or just watching the final rounds of the competitions, you won’t want to miss the excitement as the 2016 GFA winners are announced! Denver’s magnificent landscape and surrounding mountains are the backdrop for this incredible week of classical guitar. Metropolitan State University is centrally located in downtown Denver with close proximity to nightlife, restaurants, and more. Register before April 1 on the GFA website to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration Discount.