All-Ohio Guitar Competition & Festival
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
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 with guitar by
Francisco Simplicio 1931 ex Rey de la Torre