December: Enrique Madriguera

Sunday, December 11 from 2:00 – 4:00pm EST

As a Master Class participant, each student has the opportunity to present a piece and learn from our instructor’s expert coaching and advice. Remember to tune your guitar and warm up beforehand, and to attend the Master Class in a well-lit space (light source in front or to the side, not behind you) with a straight-back, armless chair and a music stand (or a second chair) for your music, as well as a WiFi-connected device.

  • Session: One-time workshop on Sunday, December 11, 2022
  • Cost: Free; suggested donation $20
  • What to bring to master class: 
    • Your guitar (please tune and warm-up beforehand).
    • A classical guitar piece you are currently working on.
    • Detailed questions for the instructor.
    • Your open, “beginner mind”.

How to Register: enter your donation amount in the box below, then click “Donate”

About the Instructor: Dr. Enric Madriguera

Dr. Enric Madriguera is a master of the classical guitar. His recordings of Spanish and Latin American music have received critical praise. He is in demand as a performer and teacher.

Madriguera has appeared at the International Guitar Festival Rust in Austria, the Chamber Art Festival in Madrid, and the Ramon Noble Guitar Festival in Mexico. He has taught at the Escuela de Artes in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico, as a guest professor on a Fulbright Scholarship.

In 2001, Madriguera toured Vietnam and taught in the country’s music conservatories.

Since forming a guitar duo in 1996, Madriguera and his wife, Sabine Rabe, have performed in festivals in the Americas and Europe including prestigious halls such as the Sala Manuel M. Ponce at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City and the concert hall of the Villa de Madrid for the Guitar Society of Spain.

Madriguera is a co-founder and artistic director for the Texas Guitar Competition and Festival, and the Guitar Series at UT Dallas. He is also the director of The Collegiate Competition and Festival at Eastfield College, which focuses on high school and undergraduate students. He is a past advisory chair for the Dallas Classic Guitar Society and a current advisory member to the Allegro Guitar Society.

Since 2009, he has been invited to perform in Brazil, Sao Paulo and Ecuador. Recently, he was honored by the Cuenca International Festival for his work there over the last two decades. Madriguera attended the 2011 Luys Milan Festival where he performed and was president of the jury.

Madriguera earned a master’s degree in humanities in 1984 and a PhD in humanities in 1993, both from UT Dallas.

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