Manuel BarruecoGusman Concert Hall, University of Miami 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL
Grammy Nominated Manuel Barrueco is internationally recognized as one of the most important guitarists of our time. His unique artistry has been continually described as that of a superb instrumentalist and a superior and elegant musician, possessing a seductive sound and uncommon lyrical gifts. His career has been dedicated to bringing the guitar to the […]
IEC Winners’ ConcertGusman Concert Hall, University of Miami 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL
2018 International Ensemble Competition Winners' Concert. The winners of the Guitar Foundation of America's International Ensemble Competition are invited to perform at the next GFA Convention and Competition. International Ensemble Competition University of Miami | Miami, FL, USA June 20-22, 2019 Eligibility The GFA International Ensemble Competition is comprised of an Artist and […]
Rene IzquierdoClarke Recital Hall, University of Miami 5501 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL
His natural and instinctive interpretations are second to none: his virtuoso technique allows him absolute command of the instrument giving him the independence of subtle phrasing, dazzling speed, beautiful tonal control… everything.
– Classical Guitar Magazine, May, 2010
Rafael PadronClarke Recital Hall, University of Miami 5501 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL
Rafael Padron kicks off the Florida Guitar Foundation's 2020 Classical Guitar Competition with a special program featuring all music by Leo Brouwer.
“Tuesday’s first concert was an all-Brouwer affair by Rafael Padron. Displaying beautiful tone, immaculate technique, and superb musicianship, Padron made it clear that guitar students at the University of Miami are in good hands.”
– Al Kunze. Soundboard the Journal of GFA
Irina KulikovaClarke Recital Hall, University of Miami 5501 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL
Unanimously acclaimed for the rare beauty of her tone and her enchanting presence on stage, Irina Kulikova has established herself as one of today’s leading guitarists. Soundboard Magazine wrote: "Some of the most sheerly beautiful playing I have ever heard." Irina Kulikova returns to the Florida Guitar Foundation series and will close the FGF's 2020 Classical Guitar Competition.
Open Mic at the Coral Gables MuseumCoral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL
It's been a year since our last in-person event, and guess what? We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with the Coral Gables Museum to host our Open Mics! Yes, the Florida Guitar Foundation's in-person Open Mic is back! Beginning on March 5th, the Coral Gables Museum will open its doors to the public for free from 6-8 pm each first Friday of the month, and our open mics will take place during these twilight Fridays. Come on out and enjoy live music, the museum's exhibitions, and a cash bar for your Friday night plans!
Máximo Diego Pujol in Concert
The Florida Guitar Foundation invites you to attend the performance from the comfort of your home. Máximo Pujol has toured the world delighting his audiences with the music from his home country of Argentina. His compositions are performed and recorded throughout the world and studied at masterclasses and conferences in the most prestigious international guitar festivals.
February Open MicCoral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL
Live Open Mic during Twilight Fridays at the Coral Gables Museum February 4, 7 - 9 PM Join us tonight for another Open Mic Night! The Coral Gables Museum will open its doors to the public for free each first Friday of the month for Twilight Fridays. Come on out and enjoy live music, the museum’s […]
Yamandu CostaCoral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL
Live, In-Person Concert April 24, 2022 - 6:00 PM ET Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134Buy Tickets“Musicians of this caliber that make you fall out of your seat come once in a generation.” Yamandu Costa is widely considered one of the great guitarists in the world today. This virtuoso 7-string guitar player […]
Andrew YorkCoral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL
📷 Photo by Christine LangLive, In-Person Concert May 15, 2022 - 6:00 PM ET Coral Gables Museum285 Aragon AvenueCoral Gables, FL 33134Buy Tickets"In any generation, there are many musicians, but very few artists that communicate on a profound cultural level. Andrew York is one of these rare artistic voices. Think Picasso painting with sound as […]