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Xu Kun (Alan) Liu Plays Regondi

The young Canadian guitarist Xu Kun Liu (Alan Liu) Plays Introduction et Caprice, Op. 23 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872) at the GFA 2016 Youth Competition Senior Division. It’s followed up by another work by Cataluña by Albeniz. This comes via…

Jérémy Peret Plays Villa-Lobos Etudes 4 & 12

French guitarist Jérémy Peret plays Etudes No. 4 and 12 by Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959) via the 2014 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition and their YouTube Channel. For some reason I rarely hear anyone play Etude No.…

Hao Yang Plays Matiegka

Hao Yang plays Sonate VI: Scherzo and Finale Allegretto by Wenzeslaus Matiegka (1773–1830) via the 2015 Guitar Foundation of America, International Youth Competition, Senior Division Final Round Performance. This comes via the GFA YouTube Channel. Competition Final Results: 1st Place…

Seyoung Park Plays Tedesco

A follow up to the post of the other Youth winner Xu Kun Liu from a few days ago. Seyoung Park Plays Vivo ed energico from Sonata by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968). You can check out more videos from Seyoung Park…

Xu Kun Liu Plays Grand Solo by Sor

Xu Kun Liu plays Grand Solo by Fernando Sor (1778-1839). Congratulations to Liu on winning first prize (junior division) at the GFA International Youth Competition 2014 in Fullerton, Californi. You can learn more about Xu Kun Liu (Alan) via the…

GFA Youth Winners 2014

You can see the GFA Blog Post about this. Junior Division 1st: Xu Kun Liu (Canada) 2nd: Chanhyeok Lee (South Korea) 3rd: Kang Min Shin (South Korea) 4th: Nadja Jankovic (Montenegro) Senior Division 1st: John Bogan (USA) 2nd: Grace Sheppard…

Anton Baranov plays Suburbio by Moscardini

Guitar Foundation of America 2013 winner plays Suburbio by Carlos Moscardini. Another nice and clear player. Clear separation of sound seems to be the current trend which is likely a good thing for the music overall. Is it partly the guitar…

Jérôme Ducharme Lesson on Tres Piezas by Rodrigo

Jérôme Ducharme via his YouTube channel gives tips and tricks on Rodrigo’s Tres Piezas. Ducharme is a GFA winner and teaches at McGill University up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He discusses ideas related to technique, phrasing, as well as other…

Virtuosity: Anton Baranov Plays Legnani Caprice No.7

Holy Moly! This is some serious flare from Russian GFA winner Anton Baranov. If it was any other composition I’d have to trash it for being over the top but here he gives us all the flash plus articulation and a…

Denis Azabagiс plays Blues by Dusan Bogdanoviс

Denis Azabagiс plays Blues by Dusan Bogdanoviс. Great performance despite the ill placed camera angle. Azabagiс is such a clean and musical player that I can rarely get enough of his playing. Rarely is there a player who has so much…

Jorge Caballero plays Bach

I was hoping there would be another recording of Jorge playing this as it’s just awesome. The previous video was not high quality but this one is great. Jorge Caballero plays Bach: Fantasia Cromática e Fuga. Recorded at Teatro Minaz…