YOUNG GUITARISTS’ WORKSHOP UNITES KIDS IN HARMONY

YOUNG GUITARISTS’ WORKSHOP UNITES KIDS IN HARMONY

YOUNG GUITARISTS’ WORKSHOP UNITES KIDS IN HARMONY By: Will Riley Combining youthful energy, high-quality instruction, large ensemble playing, and a mission to help a younger generation of classical guitarists build a vibrant community, the third annual Young Guitarists’ Workshop was by all accounts a rousing success. Held at New England Conservatory … Continue reading

Interview with Ricardo Gomez, 2014 winner of the Classical Minds High School division

Interview with Ricardo Gomez, 2014 winner of the Classical Minds High School division

Ricardo Gomez was born in El Tigre, Venezuela in 1995. In earlier years he studied the flute and the cuatro (a four-stringed Venezuelan instrument). The classical guitar is now his main passion. In addition to playing  in classes for important figures like Leo Brouwer, Aniello Desiderio, and Roland Dyens,  Ricardo won … Continue reading

Video Interview with Augustus Woodrow-Tomizuka (winner of 2014 Dallas youth competition)

Video Interview with Augustus Woodrow-Tomizuka (winner of 2014 Dallas youth competition)

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 … Continue reading