James Stroud

All-Ohio Guitar Competition & Festival

Welcome to the James Stroud

All-Ohio Guitar Competition & Festival 

March 9-10th, 2018

James Stroud with guitar by

Francisco Simplicio 1931 ex Rey de la Torre



featuring a student competition, A professional feature concert and a trade show.

 

The James Stroud All-Ohio Guitar Competition is Ohio's premiere guitar competition. It is open to all students attending high school or college in Ohio.


Online registration for competitors is required.


-All events are free and open to the public.


-Prize money increased to $7500!! 

-SPECIAL WORKSHOP PRIZE! 


Festival location:  Oberlin Conservatory of Music


Several of our past winners have received full scholarships to prestigious music conservatories including Peabody, Curtis and the Eastman School of Music.