Guitarists from around the world to compete in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Music fans are in for a treat. Some of the best guitarists from all over the world are in town this week.

The semi-finals for the Joann Falletta International Guitar Concerto are happening Wednesday night and Thursday. The competition is named in honor of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s music director.

The competition identifies and encourages young classical guitarists and helps them on their musical journeys. Every two years, the gifted competitors come to Buffalo from all over the world.

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