Gohar and Ovanes Andriassian Classical Guitar Competition

Event date and time

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 8:30pm


This one-of-a-kind musical clinic will offer all the participating junior and high school guitar ensembles and music directors a unique opportunity to receive supportive instruction and feedback from world renowned classical guitar instructors.

During the festival, each registered ensemble will have an opportunity to have a one-hour instruction in a master-class setting. The students will perform their prepared repertoire and will be coached and commented on their performance. Various musical elements will be addressed including musical issues such as rhythm, note production, phrasing, musical expressions and physical appearance of the ensemble, such as proper sitting positions and effective stage appearance, among others.

During this unique opportunity students will be able to observe other ensembles, meet international artists and industry professionals, new friends and learn about the music programs at Cal State LA. In addition, any qualified high school students will be eligible to participate in the competition component of the festival. This will give another opportunity to more advanced students to perform, receive feedback and advance their performance.

Quick Facts:

-This clinic session will be FREE to all students.

-Schools and students must travel to Cal State LA with self-arranged transportation. There is a Metrolink and LA Metro bus stop on campus.

-Schools and students must bring their own musical instruments to Cal State LA.

-Students must plan on being at Cal State LA all day.

-Lunch will be provided to students and teachers.

For more information and to register by Nov. 1, visit the Gohar and Ovanes Andriassian Classical Guitar Competition website.


Music Building and Music Hall
Add to My Calendar