Adult Semi-Finals – 2018 Competition

In the Open Division, 8 competitors will be chosen to play in a semi-final round. Competitors will be evaluated on their technique, musicianship, and overall presentation. Judges’ comments will not be made available to competitors. Competitors are encouraged to...

Youth Preliminary Competition – 2018

In the Youth Division, 3 competitors will be selected to participate in the final round. Competitors will be evaluated on their technique, musicianship, and overall presentation. Judges’ comments will not be made available to competitors. Competitors are encouraged to...

Adult Round 3 – 2018 Competition

In the Open Division, 8 competitors will be chosen to play in a semi-final round. Of them, 3 finalists will be chosen to perform in the final round. Competitors will be evaluated on their technique, musicianship, and overall presentation. Judges’ comments will not be...

Adult Round 1 & 2 – 2018 Competition

In the Open Division, 8 competitors will be chosen to play in a semi-final round. Of them, 3 finalists will be chosen to perform in the final round. Competitors will be evaluated on their technique, musicianship, and overall presentation. Judges’ comments will not be...
David Russell

David Russell

Grammy Award Winning classical guitarist David Russell is world renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise from audiences and critics alike. David Russell spends his time touring the world, appearing regularly at prestigious halls in main cities, such as New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Madrid, Toronto or Rome. Concert-goers everywhere are in awe of his musical genius and inspired by his captivating stage presence. His love of his craft resonates through his flawless and seemingly effortless performance. The attention to detail and provocative lyrical phrasing suggest an innate understanding of what each individual composer was working to achieve, bringing to each piece a sense of adventure.