Ivor Mairants Guitar Award

Established in 1997, this is a competition for jazz performance on the Classical Guitar endowed by Liveryman Ivor Mairants and then supported by leading companies of the related instrument industry.  It was generously sponsored until 2017 by the D’Addario Foundation. Next competition: 2023

Recent winners:

2021 Jianhao Zhou

2019 Dimitrios Soukaras

2017 Giacomo Susani

2016 Michael Butten

2015 Bradley Johnson

2014 Laura Snowden

2013 Armen Doneyan

2012 Francesco Scelzo

2011 Manus Noble

2009 Sean Shibe

2008 Sanja Plohl

2007 Fabricio Mattos

2006 Nicholas Papin

2005 Dimitris Dekavallas

2004 Luis Leite

2003 Carl Herring

2002 Jorgan Skogmo

2001 Milos Karadaglic

2000 Xuefei Yang

1999 Hayley Savage

1997 Amanda Cook