2018 Texas Guitar Competition Winners

The Texas Guitar Festival & Competition was held at UT Dallas March 1 – 3, 2018.

The competition itself had some required works by Ponce and Castelnuovo-Tedesco as well as some free choice programming.

International Concert Guitarist Category

First Place: Nicolás Emilfork
Second Place: Hector Javier Rodriguez
Third Place: Dan Kyzer and Bernardino Rodríguez (tied for third)

Youth Division II (ages 15-18)

First Place: Sean McCrary
Second Place: Eliza Balmuth
Third Place: Aaron Baldauf

Youth Division I (ages 11-14)

First Place: Mei Yin Steadman
Second Place: Zara Terrazas
Third Place: Eliza Barr