News from NAMM
23 July 2011 — Nashville. Mark Kroos, an acoustic guitarist who plays a double-necked Ovation has just won the 2011 Guitar Player's Guitar Superstar 2011 competition.
Judges Reeves Gabrels, Muriel Anderson, and Carl Verheyen named Kroos the GPGS 2011 champion after watching his solo-acoustic performance at the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville.
Fredrik Halland took second place in the competition, and Arek Religa took third place.
Guitar legend Larry Carlton was host of the seventh annual event, which showcases transcendent guitar talents.