The Columbus State University Guitar Competition & Symposium was held February 26-27, 2011.
“The CSU Guitar Symposium is an annual event bringing together guitarists from around the world for education and artistic stimulation. This two-day festival consists of guest artist concerts, masterclasses, lectures, and an international competition with divisions for middle school through professional levels.”
Division I (College/Professional) Competition Winners
Division II (High School) Competition Winners
First Prize: Alec Holcomb
Second Prize: Ian Richert
Third Prize: Kevin de Miranda
Division III (Middle School) Competition Winners
First Prize: Ian Blanchardon
Second Prize: Jamillah Bell
Third Prize: Evan Budd
Watch Winner Edel Munoz Play
Edel has kind of been cleaning up at competitions over the past year. He’s won about 16 international competitions total, six of them in the last year.