Thomas Viloteau Records The Walls with Yo-Yo Ma and Alumni Reply

Guitar instructor Thomas Viloteau recorded The Walls by Sergio Assad featuring Yo-Yo Ma, cello, and leading guitarists from around the world, including Meng Su (PC ’09, GPD ’11, MM ’16, AD ‘18, Guitar; GPD ’15, Chamber Ensemble), Ana Vidovic (AD ’07, Guitar), David Tanenbaum (’76, Guitar), and Berta Rojas (MM ’98, GPD ’00, Guitar). The piece premiered on YouTube on October 7, 2021.

Manuel Barrueco Nominated for Latin GRAMMY Reply

Manuel Barrueco: Music from Cuba and Spain; Sierra: Sonata para Guitarra

Guitar Professor Manuel Barrueco’s (BM ’75, Guitar) album Music from Cuba and Spain; Sierra: Sonata para Guitarra has been nominated for a Latin GRAMMY in the category of Best Classical Album. The album was released by Tonar Music and mastered by Recording Arts faculty Ed Tetreault. Barrueco was featured in a WJZ interview discussing his nomination in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Andrew Marino Guest Lectures/Performs at SUNY Potsdam Reply

Andrew MarinoDoctor of Musical Arts in Guitar candidate Andrew Marino will appear as a guest lecturer/performer at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music, presenting his research titled Changing Viewpoints: The Evolution of Middle Eastern Style Influence on Guitar Works from the Nineteenth Century to Present-Day.