Prizes in Jan Edmund Jurkowski Memorial Guitar Competition

The list of prizes in this year’s Jan Edmund Jurkowski Memorial Guitar Competition, held as a part of the 18th International “Silesian Guitar Autumn” Festival!


  • 5000 Euro
  • Fryderyk Firla romantic guitar worth 15000 PLN
  • Recitals at guitar festivals in the following cities:
    • Balatonfüred 2023 (Hungary)
    • Bratislava 2023 (Slovakia)
    • Kutná Hora 2024 (Czech Republic)
    • Krynica-Zdrój 2022
    • Olsztyn 2023
    • Tychy 2024
  • Recital funded by The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice


  • 2500 Euro


  • 1000 Euro

In addition, a number of special prizes is provided for:

  • Special prize for the best Polish participant:
    • Martinez Guitar funded by Interton Classic
  • Special prize for the best Sonata performance:
    • Guitar case worth 1270 Euro funded by CCCases
  • Other special prizes:
    • Three “the2Mic” microphone kits funded by the2Mic™ & Parent Company Donnell’s MiniFlex Headquarters
    • Solo concert with orchestra funded by the ARCHETTI Chamber Orchestra
    • Concert funded by Katowice the City of Gardens in Katowice

The winners will also receive in-kind prizes funded by:

  • D’Addario
  • Quena Music Shop / luthier guitars
  • König & Meyer
  • Seis Cordas Music Publishing House

Entries for the competition are accepted until August 31, 2022. Join us in Tychy!