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London International Guitar Competition 2021 is now open!

The Jury:

  • Professor Stephen Goss – Chair of the Jury
    Composer, Chair of Composition at the University of Surrey, Director of the International Guitar Research Centre, and Professor of Guitar at the Royal Academy of Music
  • Professor Philip Cashiancomposer and Head of Composition, Royal Academy of Music
  • Mark Eden – concert guitarist, professor at the Birmingham Conservatoire and member of Eden Stell Guitar Duo and VIDA Guitar Quartet
  • Michael Lewin – Head of Guitar, Royal Academy of Music
  • Thérèse Wassily Saba – guitarist, teacher and journalist
Set piece:
  • Set piece Spoor by Philip Cashian

Congratulations to our first, second and third prize winners of London International Guitar Competition 2020!
Thank you to all who participated.

First prize winner:
Kevin Loh

Second prize winner:
Jonathan Parkin

Third prize winner:
Marco Carta

The Jury:
  • Professor Stephen Goss – Chair of the Jury Composer, Chair of Composition at the University of Surrey, Director of the International Guitar Research Centre, and Professor of Guitar at the Royal Academy of Music
  • Professor Philip Cashian – composer and Head of Composition, Royal Academy of Music
  • Mark Eden – concert guitarist, professor at the Birmingham Conservatoire and member of Eden Stell Guitar Duo and VIDA Guitar Quartet
  • Michael Lewin – Head of Guitar, Royal Academy of Music
  • Thérèse Wassily Saba – guitarist, teacher and journalist

Set piece:

  • Spoor by Philip Cashian
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Kevin Loh in 2020 LIGC Final round

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Watch Kevin Loh’s outstanding performance of the set piece, Spoor by Philip Cashian in the 2020 LIGC Semi-final round

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LIGC 2020 Final round

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LIGC 2020 Semi-final round

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Kevin Loh in conversation with Thérèse Wassily Saba