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Lamont School of Music

Denver Guitar Festival & Competition

Denver Guitar Festival & Competition

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Friday, Saturday & Sunday - September 20 - 22, 2019

Welcome to the first annual Denver Guitar Festival & Competition at the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. This three-day celebration of the classical guitar includes guest recitals, lectures, master classes as well as the Josefina P. Tuason International Guitar Competition and Youth Competition, totaling $6000 in prize money.

We hope you can join us in what promises to be an exciting weekend of guitar events!

Laura Husbands, Artistic Director

Schedule & Accommodations

Festival Artists

Competition Rules

Registration, Application, Passes & Tickets
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Please contact Laura Husbands, Artist Director at

[email protected]

All events will take place in the Robert & Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, at the University of Denver.
2344 East Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO 80208

For questions about the guitar program at DU Lamont, please contact Jonathan Leathwood, Chair of Guitar and Harp at

[email protected]