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GFA Schedule

GFA Schedule

For your convenience, we have posted the 2019 Guitar Foundation of America schedule of events on this website’s calendar. Please be aware that all times and locations are subject to change. We will do our very best to keep it completely updated and accurate, but...

Lecture: Alan Hirsch and Thomas Kitka

In this lecture, Dr. Alan Hirsch and Thomas Kitka discuss Teaching the Fingerboard: “Beyond the Open Position”     Dr. Alan Hirsch has written a number of books and ensemble piece collections for Mel Bay Publications. Thomas Kitka has written a...

Youth Social

A chance for the youth attending and competing at this year’s Guitar Foundation of America Convention and Competition to socialize and network, in a mock Happy Hour setting.

Senior Finals International Youth Competition

The Senior Finals for the Guitar Foundation of America International Youth Competition.   International Youth Competition PRIZES Senior Division (Ages 15–18) 1st Prize: $2,000* 2nd Prize: $1,000* 3rd Prize: $750* 4th Prize: $500* Other prizes awarded to all...