Moscow International Association of Guitar Art
Competition partners and sponsors:
Jury of the Competition:
Vladislav AGAFONNIKOV (Moscow, Russia) – Chairman of the jury, people's artist of Russia, Professor of the Tchaikovsky Moscow state Conservatory, winner of the Shostakovich prize of the Union of composers of the Russian Federation;
Valery KIKTA (Moscow, Russia) – co-Chairman of the jury, honored artist of Russia and Ukraine, Professor, head of the instrumentation Department of the Tchaikovsky Moscow state Conservatory, winner of the Shostakovich prize of the Union of composers of the Russian Federation;
Harri WESSMAN (Helsinki, Finland) - composer, journalist, music critic, teacher at the J. Sibelius Academy;
Sergey RUDNEV (Tula, Russia) – famous guitarist and composer, holder of the title "National treasure of Russia";
Anton LUBCHENKO (Russia) — composer, conductor, laureate of national and international competitions, Laureate of the St. Petersburg Governor's Award, official composer of the Dresden Opera Ball;
Dmitry BORODAEV (Moscow, Russia) - president of the Moscow international guitar art Association, winner of international competitions, member of the Union of Moscow composers, winner of the Moscow Government prize, teacher of the Moscow state Tchaikovsky Conservatory;
Roman SMIRNOV (Canada) – guitarist, composer, laureate of national and international competitions, winner of The Second International Composer Competition «The Time of the Guitar»;
Andrea SCALMANA (Italy) – guitarist, composer, laureate of national and international competitions, winner of The First International Composer Competition «The Time of the Guitar»;
Competition is held in the following nominations: "Compositions for guitar solo", "Compositions for guitar and ensembles", "Composition for children" in three cathegories : “Juniors” (up to18 inclusive), “College students”, “Professionals” (no age limit).
Works of the contest winners will be published by the publishing house "Bergmann Edition" (Denmark).
The works that received the highest rating of the jury will be included in the mandatory program of the II international competition-festival of classical guitar performers "The Time of the Guitar" in October 2022 in Moscow.
All winners and diploma holders of the competition are awarded diplomas of the winner/diploma holder.
According to the results of the contest will be held an international videoconference with participation of the members of the jury “Moscow-Helsinki-Toronto”.
Artistic director of the competition —
laureate of the Moscow Government prize,
president of the Moscow International Association of Guitar Art