to the Nuertingen International Guitar Festival

July 28th – August 4th 2018


  • Winners Senior Competition
  • Winners Junior Competition
  • Our this year's Young Stars will give a charity concert in the "Behindertenförderung Linsenhofen e.V.", a foundation that takes care of disabled persons. Date: Tue, 31 July 2018, 1:30 p.m. at Siemensstraße 18, 72636 Frickenhausen
  • The first turn of the Junior competition will start prior to scheduled time! –> Mon, 30 July 2018 from 3.30 p.m.!
  • The matinée concert on Sunday July 29 will be a charity concert in memory of the deceased mayor of Nuertingen Mrs. Grau. The collected money will be in aid of the foundation "Kinderstiftung Esslingen-Nuertingen", a foundation that supports and promotes disadvantaged children
  • Mak Grgic and Ana Silovic, the managing directors of the groundbreaking project EuroStrings, will present the project on Thursday, August 2nd at 2.00pm
  • Albert Augustine is co-sponsoring the Junior competition with three price boxes

We are looking forward to your visit!

Call for Application

Any student who does not have the financial means to participate in the Festival is given the opportunity to apply for a scholarship via km@gitarre-nuertingen.de. For the application is needed

  1. a cover letter with request for scholarship including personal thoughts about why the applicant is in need of a scholarship
  2. a short video (5-10 min) of any track of guitar music
  3. Income statement (personal or that of parents)
  4. Description about houshold status (how many people have to be supported etc.)


  1. Participant's age between 18 and 25 years
  2. Participants has to be enrolled at a Music school
  3. Professional classical guitar education for at least 2 years

Among the applicants up to two students will be selected whose participation (festival ticket, accomodation, food) including travel expenses will be sponsored.

Still questions? Contact km@gitarre-nuertingen.de!


Thankyou for your donations

The Guitar Festival Nürtingen 2018 is grateful to Dr. Joachim Kempter for his generous donation.

We are grateful for a donation by a generous supporter of the Guitar Festival 2018 who wants to remain anonymous.







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