2015 GUITAR COMPETITON SEMIFINALISTS

*Indicates competitor advancing to final rounds on Saturday, August 15

ROCK/BLUES

Robert Brandolino
Milwaukee, WI

Frank Cara*
Salerno, Italy

Brandon
Doherty
Menomonee Falls, WI

Noah Gershwin

Wyncote, PA

William Groff
Wausau, WI

Stephen Hull
Racine, WI

Mark Mendoza*
Whitefish Bay, WI

Alex Patrick
Fairport, NY

Andre Reilly*
Algonquin IL

Eric Ruiz*
Oconomowoc, WI

Roger Schaumann*
Paynesville, MN

Chris Schuck*
Brookfield, WI

JAZZ

Josh Berenzweig
Gaithersburg, MD

David Colon*
Whittier, CA

Yoav Eshed
Israel/Boston, MA

Noah Gershwin
Wyncote, PA

Felix Lemerle
France/Brooklyn, NY

Danny Nagy
Clarksville, TN

Yoshie Nakagawa
Fukuoka-shi, Japan

Alex Patrick
Fairport, NY

Justin Poon*
Boston, MA

Jordan Rattner*
Brown Deer, WI

Matthew
Rotker-Lynn*
Milwaukee, WI

Victor San Pedro

North Hills, CA

Marcos Souza
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Nikola Stajic*
Serbia/Somerville, MA

Hajime Yoshida*
Japan/Astoria, NY

FINGERSTYLE

Ryan Ayers*
Playa Del Rey, CA

Sam Balistreri*
Milwaukee, WI

Adam Bjoraker*
Milwaukee, WI

Brian Burke*
Milwaukee, WI

Thomas Leland
Cantwell
Nashville, TN

Rachael Carlson*
Milwaukee, WI

David Duneman
Albuquerque, NM

Michael Fenner
Milwaukee, WI

Rick Flores
San Leandro, CA

Kevin Goodwin
Conway, AR

Tom Kraemer
Minneapolis, MN

Jetro Merilainen
Tampere, Finland

Casey Olson*
Rio, WI

Nikola Stajic

Serbia/Somerville, MA

Steven Weiner
West Lafayette, IN

CLASSICAL

Mark Akin*
St Louis, MO

Ian Baker

Brentwood, TN

Chase Bernard
Minneapolis, MN

Roberto Borbone*
San Francisco, CA

Nathan
Bredeson*
Shorewood, WI

Jack Cimo
Arlington Heights, IL

Isabel Diaz Bello
Milwaukee, WI

Erik Gibelyou

Madison, WI

Kevin Ginty*
Tallahassee, FL

Samuel Hines*
Long Beach, CA

Brandon Kempf
Milwaukee, WI

Minh Nguyen*
Milwaukee, WI

John Oeth
Ridgeland, MS

Paulina Puljek
Croatia/Austin, TX

Jone Ruiz

Milwaukee, WI

Hector Alfonso Torres
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Xiaoxuan Wu
Chicago, IL