2012 JoAnn Falletta International
Guitar Concerto Competition
Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio, Artistic Directors
June 4 – June 9, 2012 in Buffalo, New York, USA
First Prize: -- $7500.00US.
-- Return engagement with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
and an appearance with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, the Round Top Festival, the Roycroft Chamber Music Festival and others to be announced.
Concert guitar by Gabriel Hernandez Jimenez, Mexico.
-- Additional prizes to announced.
Second Prize: $3,000.00US
Third Prize: $1,500.00
Audience Favorite Award ~ Musicians’ Favorite Award
Judges: Eduardo Fernandez - Uruguay, Berta Rojas - Paraguay, Tony Morris - USA, Adam Holzman - USA, Ricardo Iznaola – Venezuela/USA, Joanne Castellani & Michael Andriaccio - USA,
This event is one of the most visible performance competitions in the world with national and international broadcast visibility.
Winners of the 2010 Competition
First Prize: Artyom Dervoed, Russia Second Prize: Nemanja Ostojic, Serbia
Third Prize: Thomas Viloteau, France
Winners of the 2008 Competition
First Prize: Marco Sartor, Uruguay
Second Prize: Laura Klemke, Germany
Third Prize: Benjamin Beirs, USA
Winners of the 2006 Competition
First prize: Pablo Garibay, Mexico
Second Prize: Masao Tanibe, Japan
Third Prize: Isaac Bustos, USA
Winners of the 2004 Competition
First Prize: Marcin Dylla, Poland
Second Prize: Pablo Garibay, Mexico
Third Prize: Rene Izquierda, USA/Cuba
Application deadline is April 1, 2012 (postmark).
For an application, rules and more information, contact: fallettaFAQ@gmail.com subject Application Request.
Web site: www.fallettacompetition.org.