Music Program Holding Guitar Competition, Festival

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Riverside City College’s Music program is hosting a Guitar Competition and Festival on Saturday, May 6 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Henry W. Coil, Sr. and Alice Edna Coil School for the Arts, located at 3980 University Ave., in downtown Riverside. 

The guitar competition is open to currently enrolled high school age guitarists. The top three finishers in the competition will receive a scholarship to study guitar. The overall winner will also receive a classical guitar, once enrolled in the program.

Guitarists interested in competing in the competition can contact Peter Curtis at (951) 222-8870 or by email at peter.curtis@rcc.edu. Deadline to enter is April 28. 

The event, which will also include performances by the College’s Guitar Ensemble and alumni, is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the parking structure next to the music school.