Boston GuitarFest is pleased to present the second ever Academy Competition for guitarists enrolled in the Academy Program. Contestants must be enrolled in the Boston GuitarFest Academy Program, and can register for free. All Academy participants are encouraged to enroll in the two-day competition.

Cash prizes are provided to winners of the competition, including a first prize of $750 and a solo performance in GuitarFest 2019.

* Participants who take part in the competition are not allowed to have lessons with competition judges while they are in the running.

2018 Academy Competition Winners

1st Prize - Felix Dallaire
2nd Prize - Michael Vascones
3rd Prize - Christ Habib
4th Prize - Aytahn Benavi
5th Prize - Benjamin Lauring