Ricardo Iznaola

Ricardo Iznaola

  • Biographical Description

    • Web Site: http://www.iznaolaguitarworks.com.  For more than four decades, Professor Iznaola has distinguished himself as an international performing and recording artist, composer, teacher and author. Appointed to the faculty in 1983, he has served as Professor of Classical Guitar, Artist-in-Residence, Chair of the Guitar and Harp Department and Director of the Conservatory Program at the Lamont School of Music, and has been honored as Outstanding Faculty-Artist in 1990, University Lecturer in 1999, and John Evans Distinguished Professor, the highest distinction bestowed by the university on its faculty, in 2004. An American citizen, he was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1949. He and his family moved to the United States in 1980, after having lived in Colombia, Venezuela and Spain. Professor Iznaola has won top prizes in nine international competitions as performer and composer, has released 17 commercial recordings, published 4 books and numerous solo, vocal, chamber and orchestral compositions, while maintaining a continuous concert activity in four continents.

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