|2016 Convention Youth Guitar Orchestra|
This summer at the GFA convention, we are proud to offer two guitar orchestra performance opportunities. Guitar orchestras promote community, help develop essential ensemble skills, and open the door for guitarists to perform a growing number of original compositions written for the medium. In addition to the GFA Guitar Orchestra, this year's GFA Convention will feature a Youth Guitar Orchestra aimed at providing school age and college students an opportunity to open for Rafaella Smit's concert on the evening of . The Youth Guitar Orchestra will be directed by Chuck Hulihan. Rehearsals will take place on . There will be a special registration rate for Youth Guitar Orchestra participants of $50 per student. This will allow students to attend the evening concert on the 20th and give access to all GFA Convention events on the 21st. This is only a two-day registration for qualified students, teachers, and parents. Participants wishing to stay for the entire convention will need to register for the full convention.