Grand Prix Competition Award
Classical guitar „Queen of guitar” from customshop of Rafała Turkowiaka Rafał Turkowiak is a member of The Guild of American Luthiers. Almost the twenty-year-long experience and experiments in guitar making have resulted in successful solution of soundboard. This unique construction with unconventional ‚WAVE’ type resonator places Rafal Turkowiak among the best luthiers. He applies the ‚WAVE’ structure in his classical, flamenco, acoustic and jazz guitars. He is also creator of first in the world classical and flamenco guitar with resonance tube inside the guitar neck and first in the world bridge with drilled holes in acoustic and jazz guitars . Thanks to noble and partial sounds this luthier’s work is called ‚the Queen of Guitars’.
Play at the guitars may make musicians excultant.
INTERTON – sponsor of the main prizes of the International Guitar Competition
- guitar – Martinez, model MCG-120C
- guitar – Martinez, model MC-118C
- guitar – Martinez, model Alto
- Knobloch – professional guitar strings
Grand Prix of the Competition – President of Olsztyn Award 7000 PLN
- 500 Euro – financial award sponsored by „the Victoria and Joaquín Rodrigo Foundation”
- Joaquin Rodrigo publications sponsored by „The Victoria and Joaquin Rodrigo Foundation”
- performance during XI Joaquin Rodrigo Olsztyn Guitar Festival
- performance during Silesian Guitar Autumn (Tychy 2018)
- sheet music donated by the publisher ABSONIC