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Upcoming Festivals 2016 - 2017!

29FrontViiewHere is a preliminary list of some upcoming guitar festivals and competitons. Mountain View Guitar Festival, April 28,29, 2017, Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition, June 8 through June 11, 2017 and last, The Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition in Fullerton, California, June 19-24, 2017.  Plan to attend or compete in these guitar competitions and festivals!

 


 

Open Classical At Buon Giorno Coffee

If you like open-mic, I highly recommend the Open Classical at Buon Giorno Coffee in Fort Worth.  I was lucky enough to get some press by showing up with my latest guitar and giving it a 15 minute workout on stage!  StarTelegram2Yes I played and was later interviewed for the Star Telegram.  It is a great venue with some real talent giving their best vocals, guitar solos and more! Read more here!

 

 

New Gallery Album - Commissioned Guitars

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  We have added a new Gallery Section with some photos of some recently commissioned guitars.  There are several sets of photos to view and we plan to add more as we complete additional commissions.  All of these newest guitars are double tops, one is a Cedar/Cedar and two are Spruce/Cedar soundboards.  To learn more, click here!

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Musicians

Will Douglas

WillDouglasWill Douglas has become one of the most prominent guitarists in the north Texas area. Starting his career under the apprenticeship of Professor Michael Daily and continuing with Professor Tom Johnson of The University of North Texas and privately with Adam Holzman of The University of Texas. Will has also performed for some of the top names in guitar including; Tom Sheeley, Virginia Luque, Thomas Kirchhoff, Dale Kavanagh, Johannes Moller, Eduado Fernandez, Eliot Fisk, Bruce Holzman and Oscar Ghiglia among many others. He made his concert debut in Guitar Fort Worth’s Atrium Series in 2004 and attended the 2006 Acadia Guitar Festival in Nova Scotia, Canada and the 2008 and 2009 Iserlohn International Guitar Symposiums in Iserlohn, Germany. Will has also given solo baroque guitar performances and played continuo in The University of North Texas’ Collegium Musicum Baroque Orchestra, which performs operas, concerti and chambers works by the leading composers of the baroque. In December of 2008, Will took the presidential reins of Guitar Fort Worth to help provide performances and educational opportunities to the Fort Worth community. In 2011 Will was invited as a guest lecturer and master class teacher at the 2011 Hamilton International Guitar Festival and The Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Will Douglas finished his Masters in Music Performance degree at UNT and has since returned from the Graduate Diploma program in Eliot Fisk's studio at The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston to seek his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Texas. Will is currently a guitar instructor at The Guitar Studio in Fort Worth, TX and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Instrumental Studies in Guitar at Tarrant County College Northwest, Weatherford College and Arlington Baptist College, as well as, the director of the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition at Weatherford College.

www.will-douglas.com

His guitar:  A Wood Ring Spruce-Cedar Double Top with African Blackwood Back and Sides Framed with Ebony Bindings. View gallery photos here.

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