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2015 LASP Classical Guitar Youth Competition
Saturday, January 31, 20158:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Latino Arts Strings Program is delighted to invite youth from 8-18 years old to compete in the second annual Latino Arts Strings Program (LASP) Classical Guitar Youth Competition on Saturday, January 31st. A panel of internationally recognized guitarists will judge each individual competitor based on technique, musicality, phrasing, and rhythm. All participants who enter the competition will have access to all aspects of the competition, entrance into the Festival Concert on February 6th, and a Master Class with renowned guest artists on February 7th at 10:00am.

First Prize Advanced Category Winner will receive a $500 guitar, perform with two internationally renowned classical guitarists in concert, master class taught by professional guitarists, and a diploma.

First Prize Intermediate Winner will receive a $200 reward, perform with two internationally renowned classical guitarists in concert, master class taught by professional guitarists, and a diploma.

We wish to encourage new generations of young guitarists to:
• Explore and discover the pleasures of playing classical guitar
• Experience a regional competition at a youth level
• Play for world class judges
• Share the stage with renowned world class guitarists
• Contact with our guest artists through master classes
• Build audience appreciation for classical guitar music
All youth participants must perform on a nylon string classical guitar and play from memory.

For more details on the judging requirements and procedures: http://www.latinoartsinc.org/LatinoArtsFilePile/2015/GuitarFest-C...


For details of this year's featured artists and judges bios: http://www.latinoartsinc.org/LatinoArtsFilePile/2015/GuitarFest-A...

For a letter of intent: http://www.latinoartsinc.org/LatinoArtsFilePile/2015/GuitarFest-C...

For other general information or to request a fee waiver contact Sara d'Ippolito at sdippolito@unitedcc.org

$25 Registration Fee/$25 Registración

Latino Arts Auditorium

1028 South 9th Street

Milwaukee, WI 53204

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