BUENA PARK, Calif.Sixteen year-old guitarist Shon Boublil of Montreal is the grand prize winner of Lee Ritenour's Yamaha Six String Theory Guitar Competition at the final competition held recently at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Calif.
Thirteen aspiring guitarists from all over the world competed in the finals, which awarded six top prizes, including the grand prize--a full scholarship to Boston's renowned Berklee School of Music, a guest star performance on the all-star guitar CD SIX STRING THEORY being released on Concord Records, a Yamaha guitar endorsement, and more.
Scheduled for release June 2010, the SIX STRING THEORY CD features Yamaha Guitar Artists Ritenour, Mike Stern, Joe Bonamassa and Andy McKee, along with B. B. King, George Benson, Steve Lukather, John Scofield, Pat Martino, Neal Schon, Slash, Vince Gill, Keb Mo, Taj Mahal, Jonny Lang, Guthrie Govan, Joe Robinson and Kazumi Watanable.