Tommy Emmanuel
Fingerstyle Contest Update!
24 May 2016

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Submissions are being accepted for the Guitar Masters Fingerstyle Contest in Wrocław, Poland.   Send in your video, make it to the second round… and perform before a live audience and a panel of esteemed judges!

ROUND I:   Online!   OPEN UNTIL JUL 30, 2016

Send a video of your solo guitar performance (max. 10 minutes, free-choice repertoire).  Registration is 60 EUR (before 31.07.2016).

The best candidates perform live in Wrocław in November 2016!


ROUND II / Auditions!NOV 15, 2016

Live auditions for 12-18 contestants, performing in front of the Jury (see below) and a live audience for 20-25 minutes.

Next to a free-choice repertoire, include one Tommy Emmanuel composition. Contestants will be judged on overall performance, the choice of songs, technical rendition, as well as stage appearance and connection with the audience.

3 guitarists will be awarded with laureate titles and prizes!


Grand Prize  8,000 EUR + Promotional Concerts

Second Prize: 4,000 EUR

Third Prize: 2,000 EUR


The Judges for the contest are Tommy Emmanuel, Martin Taylor, Piotr Restecki, and Ian Cooper!


Tickets to the NOV 16 Festival are available at


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