Free lunchtime recital.
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro J.S. Bach
Shenandoah Robert Beaser
Adagio, K. 540 W.A. Mozart arr. Benjamin Verdery
Fantasia Carioca Sergio Assad
A two-time finalist in the World's most prestigious guitar competition (GFA), Austin was recently awarded a DAAD Scholarship by the German Government to come study with Tilman Hoppstock.
He received his Master's of Music in 2009 from Yale University while studying with Benjamin Verdery on a full scholarship, and his Bachelor's from Arizona State University while studying with Frank Koonce.
He has received first prize in several other well known National and International Guitar competitions, including the 2008 National Guitar Workshop Competition, the 2007 ECU Guitar Competition, and the 2007 American String Teachers Association competition.
He is an active performer throughout the United States and Europe, and has been a guest artist at several festivals, including most recently the 2009 Classical Minds Guitar Festival in Houston.