Torroba Guitar Competition 2021

Torroba Guitar Competition 2021
Guitar Contest (Final Round)

From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tübinger Musikschule
Frischlinstraße 4
72074 Tübingen

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Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982) was one of the most important Spanish musical personalities of the 20th century. Due to his friendship with the great guitarist Andrés Segovia, he composed an extensive work for guitar, the Spanish national instrument.

This year honors Tubingen this great composer who was born one hundred and thirty years ago. Young artists from all over the world will come together in our city to honor the Spanish music.

The competition is divided into two rounds:

Preliminary Round via video transfer, compulsory piece "Fandanguillo" from the "Suite Castellana".

Final round each finalist plays 20 minutes of free repertoire, containing 10 minutes of work by Torroba.

The videos will be published on our social networks.


Augusto Tec


Only category

Guitarists of any nationality under 26 years old at the date of the competition, except for the first three places of the Barrios Guitar Competition 2020. The number of participants is limited.

Preliminary round

An unedited or post-produced video (mp4 format) of:
of The "Suite Castellana" by Federico Moreno Torroba, send to the e-mail address:

The finalists will be announced with anticipation.

Registration deadline and videos reception 17th October 2021, there will be no extension.

Final (13th November 2021)

In case of restrictions at the time of the festival, the final round will be held by video.

10 minutes of works by Federico Moreno Torroba and 10 minutes of free repertoire (total 20 minutes maximum).


1st place1000 €
2nd place750 €
3rd place500 €

Jury members

Prof. Alfred Eickholt - Jury president

Alfonso Montes

Peter Graneis

Competition rules

  1. The pieces will be played from memory.
  2. The jury's decision is ultimate.
  3. The award ceremony will take place in Tübingen on 13th November 2021 in the last edition winner´s concert.
  4. Registration is subject to a fee of € 60, which will be to pay on the following account:

    Verein zur Förderung iberoamerikanischer Kultur e.V.
    Torroba Guitar Competition
    IBAN: DE42 6415 0020 0001 8029 08

  5. Registration deadline and video reception 17th October 2021.
  6. Expenditures for hotel, food, travel and transportation must be paid by the participants themselves.
  7. The organizers of the competition are allowed to record, distribute and reproduce each performance of the competition, without payment to competitors.
  8. Unforeseen events are solved by the organizers and the jury.
  9. In case of restrictions at the time of the festival, the final round will be held by video.
  10. With the registration the participants agree to the terms and conditions listed in this Announcement.




Jungyoung Jung
(South Korea) 3th Place
David Huchin
(Mexico) 2nd Place
Belmin Okanovic
(Bosnia) 1st Place


Eilon Amir
(Israel) 3th Place
Ema kapor
(Serbia) 2nd Place
Yuki Saito
(Japan) 1st Place


Emma Schützmann
(Germany) 3th Place
Chinnawat Themkumkwun
(Thailand) 2nd Place
Yuval Teeny
(Israel) 1st Place


Humberto de Lucía
(Venezuela) 3th Place
Stanislav Steshenko
(Ukraine) 2nd Place
Berk Günay
(Turkey) 1st Place