Sunday, February 19, 2017

Ryan Chen | 2nd Prize | Strings 2nd Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

USA, classical guitar
Score: 92.48

Ryan Chen (age 14) lives in Tucson, Arizona. He began studying classical guitar at the age of 6. In 2014, at the age of 12, Ryan performed in David Russell’s Honorary Doctoral Degree Convocation at the University of Arizona. He placed first, in the youth divisions, at the 2014 Tucson Flamenco Festival and the 2016 Casa Vicente Guitar Competition. Ryan performed in Tucson Guitar Society’s “Sunday in the Garden” spring concert series in 2016. He was the 4th place prize winner at the 2016 Guitar Foundation of America International Youth Competition. Most recently, he played in concert with Ivan Rijos. Ryan has had the privilege of playing in Master Classes with David Russell, Sergio & Odair Assad, Judicael Perroy, Marcin Dylla, Pavel Steidel, Jeremy Jouve, Roberto Aussel, and others. Ryan is a student of Professor Tom Patterson, Director of the Bolton Classical Guitar Studies Program at the University of Arizona.

Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios. Agustin Barrios. 3:25

Danza del Altiplano. Leo Brouwer. 3:06