Lecture: Federico Sheppard

In this lecture, Federico “Frederick” Sheppard discusses the discovery and publication of the original Agustin Barrios Method for Guitar, and other original materials.     Luthier Federico Sheppard wears many hats other than building great...

Junior Finals International Youth Competition

The Junior Finals for the GFA International Youth Competition.   International Youth Competition PRIZES Junior Division (Ages 14 & Under) 1st Prize: $1,000* 2nd Prize: $750* 3rd Prize: $500* 4th Prize: $250* Other prizes awarded to all finalists will include:...
Irina Kulikova Technique Workshop

Irina Kulikova Technique Workshop

Irina Kulikova tours far afield, with appearances at leading festivals in Europe, North America and Asia and in concert halls such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, the Academic Capella in St. Petersburg, Schloss Mirabell in Salzburg, the...

Lecture: Jonathan Godfrey

In this lecture, Jonathan Godfrey discusses Metric Dissonance in the Guitar Music of Joaquín Rodrigo.     Guitarist, composer, and arranger Dr. Jonathan Godfrey has been thrilled to call the Tampa Bay area home since 2012. Since then he has been honored to...

Spotlight Recital & Guitar Orchestra Performance

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...