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Spotlight Recital & Guitar Orchestra Performance

June 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

$35 – $250

The Spotlight Recital is a concert where non-competitor festival attendees will be given an opportunity to perform in open concert on a first-come, first-serve basis. This is a great opportunity for guitarists of all ages and skill levels to support one another in the sharing of their craft. Performers are also invited to participate in the GFA Community Orchestra, conducted by the fabulous Chuck Hulihan!

The Spotlight Recital and Orchestra Performance will take place on Friday at 6pm. Non-competitors that are 18 and above and are performing with the orchestra are welcome to submit an entry to be considered.

The 2019 GFA Community Guitar Orchestra will perform a special arrangement of the final cut from the EMMY-award winning score to the Netflix mini-series Godless by Carlos Rafael Rivera.

The GFA is once again pleased to offer the opportunity to rehearse and perform with the Community Guitar Orchestra. All registrants, regardless of performance level, are invited to participate. The Guitar Orchestra will be led by Chuck Hulihan. Parts will be distributed by mid May, 2019.

The rehearsal schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, June 19, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 20, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Friday, June 21, 5:15 – 6:00 p.m.

The performance will be held on Friday 21, at 6:00pm alongside the Spotlight Recital.

Signing up: To sign up for the Guitar Orchestra, just make the selection when you register for the Convention, and you will be provided links to music and any other information via email.


June 21, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
$35 – $250
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Guitar Foundation of America
Florida Guitar Foundation


Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
1314 Miller Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146 United States
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