Due to COVID -19 restrictions, all competitions and concerts will be virtual this year.
“…Refined musicianship and emotional expression, balanced with virtuosity and the ability to compose – she’s got it all!” ~ Krymskiye Izvestiya
As a classical guitar virtuoso, Ulyana Machneva has won high honors in many international performance and composition competitions. Her melodious musical renditions have resounded in concert halls throughout Russia, Belgium, Romania, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, USA and Canada.
Austin Wahl is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has been in demand as a performer across the United States, Canada, and Mexico, having played recitals for the Great Lakes Guitar Society (NY), Minnesota Guitar Society, Guitar Hamilton (ON), and Festival Internacional de Guitarra en Lagos (JAL), among others.
MM Guitar Duo
MM Guitar Duo consists of Maja Radovanlija and Milena Petković.
Maja won second prize at the Latin-American music competition in 2009 and was included on two compilation CDs in production at the Latin-American Music Center at Indiana University.
Among the awards Milena has received for her work are the second prize for guitar performance at the International Guitar Festival, Kyustendil, Bulgaria, the first prize at Guitar Open Festival in Subotica, Serbia, and the second prize at Naissus Guitar Festival in Niš, Serbia.
Admired by audiences for his world class virtuosity, Raphaël Feuillâtre brings fresh, inspired interpretations to the classical guitar. Born in 1996, Raphaël Feuillâtre began classical guitar lessons at the age of nine with Hacène Addadi at Cholet Conservatory. In 2012, he entered Michel Grizard’s class at the Conservatory of Nantes and, three years later, he was accepted to Paris National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance (CNSMDP) into the class of Roland Dyens where he obtained his Bachelor of Performing Arts degree in 2017 with highest honors. Raphaël completed his Master’s in Classical Guitar Performance with Tristan Manoukian in 2019, again with highest honors. Raphaël is also mentored by internationally renowned guitarist and pedagogue Judicaël Perroy.