Hosted by the University of Texas in Dallas, the annual Texas guitar competition and festival is now in its 13th year. Enric Madriguera is the Festival Director. Eddie Healy is the Assistant Director and Youth Competition Coordinator. This year’s festival included performances by Juan Carlos Laguna and the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.
Among many other accolades, Augustus Woodrow-Tomizuka recently won first place in the upper division of the Dallas youth competition. He found time in his busy schedule to sit down and share a few thoughts about his recent experiences. The interview also includes some pretty amazing recordings from Gus. You can also check out his Facebook page and youtube accounts.