Welcome to Miami International GuitART Festival (MIGF) at the Florida International University School of Music.


Featuring world-renowned artists in ten concerts. Check out the exciting concert lineup.


Enroll in the masterclasses taught by the festival artists in a friendly and highly informational learning environment.


We welcome composers of any age and nationality to submit new guitar compositions for the competition.


Award-winning guitarist and composer, acclaimed internationally  for his unique compositions, virtuosic performances, and dynamic interpretational renditions.


One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship.


Winner of the 2016 Boston GuitarFest Competition and 2012 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition. 

The festival saw eminent guitarists from around the world come together and provide a fantastic and euphoric spectacle which surpassed the audience's expectations. A remarkable and innovative Luthiers Expo was also a part of the festival. The MIGF is yet another feather in the cap of FIU.

Jay Vanparia, Beacon

The performances and workshops were of extremely high quality, offering an eclectic blend of the instrument for any tastes and interest.

Frederick Perry, Professor of Business Law, Florida International University

GuitART 2016 offered a welcome, fresh approach, with its wide variety of styles, new or less-known repertoire, and different chamber music settings. All in all, audiences experienced the guitar in its full glory at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center.

Sam Desmet, Guitarist/Scholar, Classical Guitar Magazine

It was a great honor for me that I was invited to be a part of this mind blowing festival.

Benjamin Verdery, Guitarist/Composer, Yale School of Music

I was simply amazed by the magnitude, professionalism and quality of every detail of the inspiring Miami International GuitART Festival...Bravo!

Fredrick Kaufman, Composer, Founding Director of FIU School of Music

Congratulations on an incredibly successful guitar festival! Thanks so much for bringing this to FIU.

James Webb, Professor of Physics, Director of Stocker AstroScience Center at FIU