The Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival is an annual, multi-genre competition which features four different categories—Rock/Blues, Fingerstyle, Jazz, and Classical. Four competitions, one festival. Contestants compete for $22,000 in prize money!
Featuring $22,000 in prize money, the Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival is open to competitors of all ages! This annual festival features four separate competitions—Fingerstyle, Classical, Jazz, and Rock & Blues.
First Place (in each competition) – $3,000 cash prize
Second Place (in each competition) – $1,500 cash prize
Third Place (in each competition) – $1,000 cash prize
The Wilson Center Guitar Competition takes place in two phases: performance video submission and invitation-only live performance semi-final and final rounds in Brookfield, WI.
You may register in a maximum of two (2) different genre categories. Indicate on the form the category (-ies) in which you wish to compete. The registration fee is $50 for one category. The registration fee is $80 for two categories. The application fee is non-refundable, without exception.
All applications must be received by midnight (CDT) on May 1, 2015. Applicants must submit a performance video of two contrasting works either by DVD or YouTube, with the video marked as public or unlisted. Video submission opens on 2/1/2015. PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE RULES BEFORE APPLYING.