Jae-Min Kim on the 2013 Mississippi Guitar Festival Middle School Competition

Jae-Min Kim on the 2013 Mississippi Guitar Festival Middle School Competition

Dr. Nicholas Ciraldo heads the guitar department at the University of Southern Mississippi where he held the 2013 Mississippi Guitar Festival. Chosen from a group of over 30 participants, Jae-Min Kim won second place in the Middle School division. Here’s what he had to say about the experience: I attend Baldwin … Continue reading

Interviews with the 2013 IU Youth Competition Winners -Senior Division

Interviews with the 2013 IU Youth Competition Winners -Senior Division

Thanks in part to Executive Director Petar Jankovic, the Indiana University Guitar Competition had a successful fourth year. We asked the youth competition winners for some insight into their personal experiences from the event.   First place winner Augustus Woodrow-Tomizuka, having an early obsession with the Beatles, began playing the … Continue reading

Interviews with the 2013 IU Youth Competition Winners -Junior Division

Interviews with the 2013 IU Youth Competition Winners -Junior Division

Thanks in part to Executive Director Petar Jankovic, the Indiana University Guitar Competition had a successful fourth year. We asked the youth competition winners for some insight into their personal experiences from the event. First place winner Kairey Wang has played the guitar for 7 years. She attends Boulan Park Middle School … Continue reading