Lecture: Juan Oscar Azaret

In this lecture, Juan Oscar Azaret discusses “Those Mysterious Existences.”     For over two decades, Juan Oscar Azaret has been honing the craft of lutherie.  He has also been very involved with (and is now a board member and trustee) of the...

Youth Social

A chance for the youth attending and competing at this year’s Guitar Foundation of America Convention and Competition to socialize and network, in a mock Happy Hour setting.
Luthier Showcase at the GFA

Luthier Showcase at the GFA

Come listen to the assorted guitars on offer by the Luthiers and vendors exhibiting at this year’s GFA. Compare their tones and volume in the intimate Clarke Recital Hall at the University of Miami.
Laura Snowden & Les Frères Méduses

Laura Snowden & Les Frères Méduses

Hailed a ‘string sensation’ by BBC Music Magazine, British-French guitarist and composer Laura Snowden is acclaimed for her ‘poise and intensity’ (Guardian) and playing of ‘extraordinary depth’ (Strings, Classical Music Magazine). The first guitarist to graduate from...
Raphael Padrón & Duo Sonidos

Raphael Padrón & Duo Sonidos

Cuban born guitarist, Rafael Padrón, began studying the guitar at the age of eleven. He attended the National School of Art in Havana, Cuba, where he completed his studies with the distinguished Argentinean teacher and performer, Victor Pellegrini. In 1986, he was...