MIAMI INTERNATIONAL
GUITART FESTIVAL
& COMPOSITION
COMPETITION
February 24-28, 2016
presented by
 
Welcome to Miami International GuitART Festival (MIGF) at the Florida International University School of Music.
 
Featuring world-renowned artists in eleven concerts. Check out the exciting concert lineup, led by the great American master Benjamin Verdery!
 
Enroll in the masterclasses taught by the festival artists 
in a friendly and highly informational learning environment.
 
We welcome all young and emerging composers to submit new guitar compositions for the competition in two age categories.
ARTISTS
  1. STEPHEN ARON
    STEPHEN ARON
    Described by the New York Times as “cultivated and musical,” Stephen Aron has established himself at the center of the American classical guitar scene.
  2. BENJAMIN VERDERY
    BENJAMIN VERDERY
    Professor of Guitar at the Yale University School of Music and Artistic Director of 92Y’s Art of the Guitar series (NYC) since 2006, Benjamin Verdery is hailed for his innovative and eclectic musical career.
  3. ROBERT TRENT
    ROBERT TRENT
    Dr. Trent performs on modern guitar, Renaissance lute, and historic instruments of the nineteenth-century, in particular the 10-string Scherzer and authentic 19th c. guitar.
All Artists
WELCOME
  1. to Miami International GuitART Festival (MIGF) at the Florida International University School of Music
    Mesut Özgen, Artistic Director
    Mesut Özgen, Artistic Director