YGW is proud to continue the youth performance competitions. Prizes include trophies, certificates and special featured performances at Boston GuitarFest. Competition age divisions reflect the YGW age groups:

Level I for ages 6-10, and Level II for ages 11-15.

The competition fee is included in YGW fees, but students must be available during the day for YGW activities. If you are a YGW participant, the competition is INCLUDED in tuition, but you still need to register by e-mail. Contact Hank Mou at hank.mou@necmusic.edu to register for the competition in addition to YGW*.

Young Guitarists wishing to participate in the Competition but not the workshop can register for the competition only in the link below.

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

2018 Youth Competition Winners

Division 1:
Noah Richer
Chayce Marshall
Sonya Wert
Joseph Jewett

Division 2:
Yitong Shi
Abhi Gudipati
Samuel Merkin
Nicolas Harati
Oliver Barca