The fourth triennial Parkening International Guitar Competition took place from May 26-May 30, 2015 at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. The competition debuted in 2006 and featured three days of public performances. The winner of the Parkening International Guitar Competition receives a gold medal and the Jack Marshall Prize of $30,000.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Parkening International Guitar Competition:
The Jack Marshall Prize and Gold Medal were awarded to Meng Su, 27, China.
The Silver Medal was awarded to Rovshan Mamedkuliev, 28, Russia.
The Bronze Medal was awarded to Tengyue Zhang, 21, China.
Fourth Place was awarded to Alec Holcomb, 19, Clarksville, Tennessee, USA.
Fifth Place was awarded to Andrea Roberto, 19, Italy.
Sixth Place was awarded to Sanel Redzic, 26, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Parkening Young Guitarist Competition:
First Place was awarded to Ashwin Krishna, 17, Los Altos, California, USA.
Second Place was awarded to Xu Kun (Alan) Liu, 13, Canada.
Third Place was awarded to Nolan Harvel, 14, Hermitage, Tennessee, USA.
Fourth Place was awarded to Grace Sheppard, 16, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Fifth Place was awarded to Jonathan Pryde, 16, Reading, Michigan, USA.