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The Parkening International Guitar Competition
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
The Parkening International Guitar Competition honors Christopher Parkening's lifetime commitment to fostering musical excellence in young artists as demonstrated by his mentor the great Spanish guitarist Andrés Segovia. It is held on the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, where Christopher Parkening is distinguished professor of music.
MAIN OFFICE
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4594
theparkening@pepperdine.edu
WEBSITE
http://arts.pepperdine.edu/parkening/
ELIGIBILITY
Classical guitarists 30 years old and younger (born on or after May 26, 1985) may participate.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Classical Guitar
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Triennial
Cash prizes More than $50,000
Jury chair(s) Not provided
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline February 6, 2015
Application notes http://arts.pepperdine.edu/parkening/competition/repertoire.htm || http://www.cvent.com/events/parkening-international-guitar-competition-2015/event-summary-b6976e5cb0274491ba8da0448d7d0eb3.aspx
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
Friday, May 29, 2015, 1:00-6:00 pm Parkening International Guitar Competition Semifinal Round, Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University Five competitors perform 30-minute programs, finalists announced after judges' deliberation.
FINALS (live rounds)
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 7:30-10:00 pm. Parkening International Guitar Competition Final Round and Awards Ceremony, Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University Three competitors perform full concertos with orchestra; Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals presented after judges' deliberation.
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Live Web (live streaming or recorded)
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