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    Isaac Bustos, Classical Guitarist, In Concert

    Presented by at 1st Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin

    December 1, 2012


    Isaac Bustos, Classical Guitarist, In Concert

    Dr. Isaac Bustos, classical guitarist, will be in concert on Dec. 1, at 7 PM at the Universalist Unitarian Church on 4700 Grover in Austin. Admission is by donation.

    Dr. Bustos, originally from Nicaragua, received his Masters and Doctorate from the University of Texas and is currently head of guitar studies at Texas A&M and artistic Director of the A&M International Guitar Symposium and Competition. He is a top prize winner of 12 international competitions. He has recently returned from concert tours in Mexico, Croatia and Slovenia.

    Critics are unanimous in praise for Isaac Bustos' playing:

    “Bustos’ dazzling interpretation of Scarlatti was a delight, performed with passionate intensity and exquisite attention to both the beauty of individual lines and the clarity of contrapuntal design.” – San Francisco Classical Voice

    “Soulful and virtually flawless” - The Portland Oregonian.

    This concert is a benefit in behalf of the "The Young Performing Artist Program" which is a local non-profit project that trains, mentors and provides performance opportunities for aspiring pre-college performers. Begun in 2011, the young guitarists involved in the program have performed for audiences from Austin to St. Louis. The Young Performing Artist critically acclaimed chamber group, "Austin Bella Corda", will also perform at this benefit concert. Artistic Director of the Young Performing Artist Program, Kevin Taylor, says, “Isaac is a rising star on the international musical scene. He is one hot-shot guitarist and a true artist of the instrument! We are extremely proud to bring him to Austin. His generous performance demonstrates his devotion to education and the development of our future artists.”

    1st Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin

    4700 Grover Avenue
    Austin, TX 78757

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Suggested donations: $15 adult/$5 students

    General Day and Time Info:

    7 P.M.

    Phone: 512-799-0361


    There is available free parking.

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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