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Falletta guitar competition draws international competitors

Eight international guitarists will be competing next week in the 5th annual JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition.  Semifinalists will compete on June 6th and 7th and will be aired on WNED-TV at 7:30 p.m.

The final top three will perform with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at Kleinhans with Falletta conducting on June 9th.

WBFO & AM-970'S Eileen Buckley spoke with Falletta about who this competition attracts guitarists globally.

 The competition is presented by WNED and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.