Tag youth

Nina Bernert (12) Plays Phantasia by Kellner

Always nice to feature youth players on the site as we might hear them again down the road and they deserve so much praise for their hard work. 12 year old German guitarist Nina Bernert plays Phantasia D major by…

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…

Kang Min Ji (10yo) plays Prelude BWV 1006a by Bach

10-year-old Kang Min Ji plays the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 4, BWV 1006a by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA and their Youtube Channel. I like featuring youth on the site…

Weimar Guitar Quartet Plays Uarekena by Assad

The newly formed Weimar Guitar Quartet playing Uarekena by Brazilian guitarist and composer Sérgio Assad (b.1952). The quartet is made up of Karmen Stendler (who you’ve seen on the site before), Stephanie Jones, Hanna Link, and Jakob Schmidt. This comes via Karmen Stendler’s YouTube channel. Great to see…

Sedona Farber (15) plays Fantasia (Arcas/Tarrega)

15-year-old Sedona Farber plays Fantasia on a Theme from La Traviata by Julian Arcas/Francisco Tarrega (both composers arranged this one…amalgamation?). This comes via the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA on a 2007 Dominique Field Guitar. You can also check…

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Piazzolla

19 year old British guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Verano Porteño by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992). There have been a few posts about this talented young guitarist and it’s great to see her continue to develop her skills and musicality. Nice clean…

Alexandra Whittingham Plays Capricho Catalán by Albeniz

English guitarist Alexandra Whittingham plays Capricho Catalán by Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909) via her YouTube Channel. You can check out some sheet music editions of this via amazon: Capricho Catalán. Recorded at the Royal Academy of Music in London where Whittingham is currently studying. I…

Jennifer Kim Plays Barrios

As you know, I often share youth performances as it is exciting to watch a new generation of guitar players transition from youth players to professionals. Here’s 17-year-old Jennifer Kim playing Agustín Barrios’ ‘Un Sueño en la Floresta’ on a…

Tim Beattie plays Zapateado by Rodrigo

Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie plays Zapateado from Tres Piezas Espanolas by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). Filmed in Mazzoleni Concert Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Audio/Video by the amazing guitarist/producer Drew Henderson. Sheet Music: Music of…

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…

Xavier Jara’s Program at Boston GuitarFest 2014

Here is Xavier Jara’s performance at the Boston GuitarFest IX (2014) final round in which he won first prize. It’s been fun watching this young player since seeing videos of him from years ago at GFA. Program: A Fancy, P5…

Tymon Zieliński Plays Irene by Marek Pasieczny

Tymon Zieliński (age 11) performing Irene (Greek dance ) from ‘Travels’ (Podróże) by Marek Pasieczny. The video is via Pasieczny’s YouTube. Piotr Kosmowski (teacher). Recorded during the 10th Łukasz Pietrzak Festival and Competition “GITAROMANIA”; Jelenia Góra; Poland. Always nice to see…