Brussels International Guitar Competition « Nicolas Alfonso Competition » Under the Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen
This international competition, a first and unique to Brussels, is created by the Brussels International Guitar Festival in homage to Maestro Nicolas ALFONSO (1913-2001) who opened the first guitar classes in the Belgian Music Academies as well as the guitar class at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles in 1965.
This event takes place every two years and alternates with the National Competition.
April 2014, international competition.
April 2015, national competition aimed at amateurs pupils at Belgian Music Academies.
April 2016, international competition...
1st Prize of the Brussels International Guitar Competition « Nicolas Alfonso »
3.000 EUR (three thousand euros)
recital at the 2015 Brussels International Guitar Festival
recital at the 2015 « Guitares en Picardie » Festival (France)
recital at the 2015 « Les Cordes Sensibles » Festival (Saint-Médard-en-Jalles - France)
interview in the French « Guitare Classique » magazine
album distributed online (.mp3 format) on the most important international music stores (iTunes, Amazon...) offered by DotGuitar for the DotGuitar/CD label http://www.dotguitar.it/zine/cd/dotguitar_cd.html
various gifts offered by our partners (details to follow)
2nd Prize of the Brussels International Guitar