David William Ross (MM ’08, GPD ’10, Guitar) has released AMOR FATI, an album of solo guitar works that travel through the varied grounds of Ross’s guitar prowess on Ravello Records.
Faculty artist Manuel Barrueco (BM ’75, Guitar) has released a new transcription, Enrique Granados’ Spanish Dances, Op. 37, Dances No. 1, 3, 4, 5, and 12 on Tonar Music.
Junior Rubén Portillo, guitar, was awarded a Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation Scholarship. This one-time scholarship is only awarded to 40 students world-wide.
Senior Ian Blanchardon, guitar, runs an app startup called “Blismo,” for which he was featured in an article on Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures. The article describes the app and how Blachardon finds a balance between his music and entrepreneurship.
Guitar faculty artist and Director of LaunchPad Zane Forshee (MM ’01, GPD ’03, DMA ’11, Guitar) was interviewed on Stay Thirsty. He talks about his experience describing his job to others, how he views his practice time, and even what he listens to on the radio.