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In 2015, the Parkening International Guitar Competition Final Round and Awards Ceremony was streamed live online for the first time, receiving over 19,000 views to date. Visit this page for up-to-date press releases, photo galleries, and more. Join our e-mail list below to receive important competition news.

2015 Final Round Video


Parkening International Guitar Competition
Pepperdine University
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

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