Lee Ritenour’s Six String Theory Competition, an global online music competition, is open for registration until May 15, 2016! The mission of Lee Ritenour’s Six String Theory competition is to support aspiring musicians towards a professional music career through scholarships, recording, performing, mentoring and prizes.
Guitar entries will be accepted in the genres of Rock, Blues, Jazz/Fusion, Acoustic/Country, Classical/Flamenco and Rhythm
More About the Six String Theory Competition
The Six String Theory Competition is the inspiration of Grammy winning Lee Ritenour, who debuted the International Competition in 2010 with the release of his all-star
Ritenour explains the history and progression of the competition:
“It actually started with my album, 6 String Theory. In 2010, I had been playing
The 2012 rhythm winners Karl Marino (guitar), Michael Feinberg (bass), Demetrius Nabors (keys tie), Hans de Wild (keys tie) and Selim Munir (drums),recorded a track on Lee Ritenour’s Grammy nominated “Rhythm Sessions.” This all-star album included musicians Chick Corea, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Patrice Rushen and many more. The
In 2014, the Competition grew ever larger and more global with applications from 70 countries. The 2014 winners Tony Pusztai (guitar), Giorgi Mikadze (keys), Dywane Thomas Jr. “MonoNeon” (bass) and Kenneth Salters (drums), performed at the illustrious Montreux Jazz Festival. The
Joining Lee Ritenour as Legendary Advisory Judges are such luminaries as: Steve Lukather, Joe Bonamassa, Daryl Stuermer, Joe Satriani, Dave Grusin, John Scofield, Dave Weckl , Harvey Mason, Sonny Emory, Will Kennedy, Chris Coleman, Patrice Rushen, John Beasley, John Patitucci, Nathan East and many more.
The Six String Theory Competition is a nonprofit benefit corporation with the objective of promoting, supporting, and encouraging musical mastery, artistry, and education for individuals seeking careers in live and recorded musical performance.