What if you became the Classical Guitar Revelation 2024?

Guitare Classique magazine organizes a major international competition to be THE 2024 CLASSICAL GUITAR REVELATION of the ROLAND DYENS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, with the final to be held on 1 March 2024 as part of the Paris Guitar Festival, to be hosted at the Beffroi, 2, Place Emile Cresp, 92100 Montrouge.

To participate, all you have to do is post a link to a video, maximum 15 minutes long, showing you in a game situation and fill in the information form that you will find on

  • To open this video, please introduce yourself to the jury in a few sentences.
  • (Your video will remain confidential and will not be broadcast or published).
  • Your video, which must not exceed 15 minutes, must include a piece composed or arranged by Roland Dyens.
  • There is no age or nationality requirement to take part in this competition.
  • You must post your videos no later than midnight on 28 January 2024.
  • No videos submitted after these dates will be considered.
  • At the end of this period, a jury made up of representatives from Guitare Classique magazine will meet to select three finalists.
  • The final will take place in public on March 1, 2024 during the Nuit de la Guitare Classique at the Paris Guitar Festival.
  • Finalists are entirely responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.
  • Each finalist will present a programme lasting a maximum of 20 minutes, which must include at least one piece composed or arranged by Roland Dyens.
  • At the end of the three finalists’ performances, a jury made up of a member of the editorial staff of Guitare Classique magazine, a concert performer, a representative of a record company, a representative of a publishing house, a representative of a media outlet specializing in music and any other person deemed competent by the competition organizers will meet to designate THE 2024 CLASSIC GUITAR REVELATION of the ROLAND DYENS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION.
  • The announcement will be made in public at the end of the jury’s deliberations.
  • Participation in the 2024 ROLAND DYENS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – CLASSIC GUITAR REVELATION implies acceptance of the various rules set out above.


The guitarist who is awarded the title of 2024 CLASSICAL GUITAR REVELATION at the ROLAND DYENS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION will be rewarded as follows:

  1. A « Classical Guitar Revelation 2024 » trophy.
  2. A 3-page interview in Guitare Classique magazine.
  3. A master-class filmed in an issue of Guitare Classique magazine.
  4. A programme at the 2025 Paris Guitar Festival.