featuring a student competition, two professional feature concerts 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 $5000

-NEW 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.

James Stroud

All-Ohio Guitar Competition & Festival

James Stroud with guitar by

Francisco Simplicio 1931 ex Rey de la Torre

Welcome to the James Stroud

All-Ohio Guitar Competition & Festival 

March 11-12, 2016