Ivor Mairants Guitar Award

An award for classical guitarists, generously sponsored until 2017 by the D’Addario Foundation.

Prizes for the 20th IMGA have a total value in excess of £2000 and include The Musicians’ Company award of £600 to be used by the competition winner for tuition in the field of playing jazz-influenced contemporary music on the classical guitar.

Contestants for the 2019 competition must have been born on or after 1 January 1992.  Please download an entry form and regulations using the links below.

2017 winner: Giacomo Susani

Previous winners:
1997 Amanda Cook
1999 Hayley Savage
2000 Xuefei Yang
2001 Milos Karadaglic
2002 Jorgan Skogmo
2003 Carl Herring
2004 Luis Leite
2005 Dimitris Dekavallas
2006 Nicholas Papin
2007 Fabricio Mattos
2008 Sanja Plohl
2009 Sean Shibe
2011 Manus Noble
2012 Francesco Scelzo
2013 Armen Doneyan
2014 Laura Snowden
2015 Bradley Johnson
2016 Michael Butten