Gaëlle Solal

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Gaëlle Solal started playing guitar at age 6, after becoming fascinated by a classical guitar concert. Since then she’s received many awards, including three gold medals from the Conservatory in Marseilles, a finalist for the Concert Artists Guild in New York, and the 2006 2nd Prize from the Guitar Foundation of America. She is in town this week for the 2013 Convention and Competition, and stopped by to talk about her career and to play Turkish and Brazilian music.

Marcin Dylla

Guitarist Marcin Dylla won the 2007 Guitar Foundation of America Competition, and is back as a judge and presenter for this year’s convention and competition. He plays on June 25 at Comstock Concert Hall, and stopped by Classical 90.5 to talk about the convention and his career playing guitar.

2012 Young Artist Competition

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15-year-old violinist Ted Kang was the winner or the 2012 Young Artist Competition sponsored by PNC Wealth Management. Enjoy his performance of the Violin Concerto No. 1 by Max Bruch from the winners recital.