Congratulations goes out to James for being chosen as one of the 36 semi-finalists in the Global Six String Theory Guitar Competition!
Lee Ritenour, Yamaha and the Six String Theory team said “it was a tough competition and they had applicants from over 58 countries and a lot of great guitar talent in all categories of music.”
Way to go James!!
Upcoming Six String Schedule:
- Semi-finalists are awarded a full scholarship to attend and compete in a National Guitar Workshop, James will be at The Canterbury School – New Milford , CT (July 29 – Aug 3, 2012) if he wins there he goes on to compete in the finals and compete in a live performance on August 29, 2012 in Bigfork, Montana hosted by Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation, included is a $5,000 workshop at Flathead Lake Lodge, Bigfork, MT (Aug. 26 – Sept. 2, 2012.)
- The Grand Prize Winner will win a Yamaha guitar (acoustic, classical, or electric), a guitar endorsement from Yamaha Guitars, $1,000 worth of gear from D’Addario String Company and/or Planet Waves accessories and a Monster endorsement plus Monster “Beats by Dre” Headphones.
- The Grand Prize Winner will also win a featured artist slot in the 2013 National Guitar Workshop Clinic Tour; a seven day vacation stay at the Flathead Lake Lodge and a possible recording contract opportunity from Concord Records!
- Grand Prize Winner to also receive on year of Professional Mentoring from Lee Ritenour, up to 10 hours of advice and consultation about his/her music and career from Lee Ritenour (either in person at Lee’s studio and/or over the telephone/Skype)!
A Few Highlights from Last Year: