TRABAJAMOS POR LA GUITARRA ESPAÑOLA
 


                II INTERNATIONAL GUITAR MAKING

                COMPETITION ‘ANTONIO MARIN MONTERO’.

                            GRANADA,  7 - 10 August 2018

 

Contest rules:

All the guitar makers, from any country, nationality or age, will be eligible to submit their application.

It is compulsory that the contestants participate in the activities which make up the contest, including meetings with the festival collaborators, and they must pay a Registration Fee of €150 to this bank account number:

 

Fundación European Guitar Foundation

Closed new registration  15/7/2018

Concept: Contestant in Antonio Marin´s competition

Send us a email with your complete name, indentification number in your country (or passport number), age, a screen capture or photocopy of proof of payment and biography as a guitar maker to europeanguitarfoundation@gmail.com

 

The instrument:

·It must be completely finished and hand-made, in its entirety, by the contestant himself.

·Only 1 guitar per contestant

·The guitar must be made in the style of a Spanish guitar. Those made with double top, nomex, carbon, etc. will not be accepted.

·The guitar must be a CLASSICAL GUITAR.

·The election of wood and everything regarding to the instrument will be the applicant´s responsibility.

·The jury will evaluate all the guitar features: sound, the interior and outer finish, playability, rosette making, varnishing, bridge, etc.

·The luthiers who take part in the competition, must remove the instruments after the qualifying round daily, and they must take them to the following round in the case of being selected.

·The applicant will be responsible for the costs of his/her travel, housing and food during the whole event.

·The finalists and winners will be authorised in writing by the EGF to state on their labels the award they ____ have obtained.

·The applicant will always be responsible, at all times, for his/her instrument which must be watched and cared by him/her during the event as well as to be in charge of the availability of the instrument for the jury within the time agreed.

·The jury´s decision will be indisputable and accepted by all the contestants.

 

Calendar

- Tuestday , 7th August

10.00 h. Private and individual exhibition of the contestants guitars for David Collett. ‘Guitar Salon International’ President

 ‘Centro Cultural Federico García Lorca’.

 

- Wednesday, 8th August

10.00 h. Preliminary phase of the contest. 

‘Centro Cultural Federico García Lorca’.


- Thursday, 9th August

10.00 h. Semi-final phase of the contest. 

‘Centro Cultural Federico García Lorca’


- Friday, 10th August

21 h. Final and Awards ceremony with concert. 

 ‘Teatro del Centro Cultural Federico García Lorca’ 

Once the presentation has finished, a soloist will play the guitars which have become finalists. At the end of the recital, the jury will go to a different room in order to deliberate on the awards. After the awards ceremony, when the jury´s secretary will make the results known, there will be another short recital with the winning guitar.

 

Jury:

·President: Mr. José Marín Plazuelo. World famous guitar maker.

Vocal:

·Mr. José Miguel Moreno. International world famous soloist. Stringed instrument maker. 

·Mr. Julio Castaños. Guitar professor at the Conservatory of Málaga. Guitar maker specialising in period instruments.

·Mr. David Collett. President of Guitar Salon International in Los Ángeles.

·Mr. Edmund Blöchinger. World- renowned guitar maker.

·Mr. Manuel Cáceres. World famous guitar maker.

·Mr. Scott Morris: International Guitar Soloist . Music Departament Chait ar CSU California State University.

·Mr. Yuris Zeltins. World famous guitar maker.

 

Vocal & Secretary : Mr. Alberto Cuéllar. International Guitar Soloist . CEO of Jitamen

Official guitarrist: Alexei Khorev


 Awards

3 awards are given:   

· 1st Prize: 2nd International Guitar Building Contest ‘Antonio Marín Montero’  .  

·Guitar Salon International (Los Ángeles) will purchase two guitars from the winner in one year for $3500 (for each one).  

·Jitamen (China) will purchase one (1) guitar for 3500$

Supporting certificate and labels of the award may be used by the winner on his/her instruments.  

 

· 2nd Prize: 1st International Guitar Building Contest ‘Antonio Marín Montero’  

·Guitar Salon International (Los Ángeles) will purchase one guitar for $2500 .

·Jitamen (China) will purchase one (1) guitar for 2500$

Supporting certificate and labels of the award may be used by the winner on his/her instruments.  


· 3rd Prize: 1st International Guitar Building Contest ‘Antonio Marín Montero’  

·Guitar Salon International (Los Ángeles) will purchase one guitar for $2000 .

·Jitamen (China) will purchase one (1) guitar for 2000$

Supporting certificate and labels of the award may be used by the winner on his/her instruments.  

 

 

 

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