La California State University celebra, por 4º año consecutivo, su curso de verano de alta especialización Summer Arts dentro del Festival Internacional de la Guitarra de Granada. El día 5 de Agosto,  escucharemos a estos jóvenes guitarristas que asisten a Masterclass con los grandes maestros de referencia internacional y que, sin duda, serán el futuro de la guitarra española.


Los Romeros –

Over half a century after walking onto the world stage as the first classical guitar quartet, The Romeros continue to be a veritable institution in the world of classical music, dazzling countless audiences and winning the raves of reviewers worldwide. Known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” the Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe, and Angel in 1958. The Quartet went through natural transformations, and today consists of the second (Celin & Pepe) and third generations (Lito & Celino). Celebrating their sixtieth anniversary, the season will include tours in Asia, Europe, South America and the United States. The Romeros will also be presenting special concerts and festivals in memory of the 100th anniversary of patriarch Celedonio Romero, including a performance in their birth city of Málaga, Spain.


Mabel Millán –

Mabel Millan made her performing debut at the age of 15, followed by a strong concert career which includes performances in the most prestigious venues in Spain such as the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, the Monumental Theatre in Matrit, and the Palau de la Musica Calalana in Barcelona, among others. Internationally she has performed in Norway, Italy, Poland, Hungary, England, Finland, Mexico, Malta, Chile, Portugal, Azerbaijan, and Holland. She has received 34 awards for performance, among which are 19 first prizes, including the 1st Prize and Public Prize in the XIX International Competition Jacinto Foundation, 1st Prize in the International Competition "Luso-Espanhol" in Portugal, 1st Prize Musical Youth of Spain, 1st Prize, Public Prize, and Prize for Best Performance at the Miguel Llobet International Guitar Competition, and the Catalunya Music Award, to name a few.

Vicente Coves –

Born in Jaén in 1982, the guitarist Vicente Coves lived in Linares until 1997, when he moved to Granada. He began his musical studies with his brother, the conductor Manuel Coves, and since 1997 has been a disciple of the legendary Pepe Romero.

His career has brought international acclaim, with appearances in many countries since the age of 11, as a soloist in the Orquesta Filarmónica de Buenos Aires, the Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE (Spanish Radio & Television Symphony Orchestra), the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Málaga Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra della Toscana, the Cologne Chamber Orchestra, theOrquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, the Orquesta de Córdoba, the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Ecuador, the Orquesta Nacional de España, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, and the Qatar Philharmonic, among others. He has collaborated with conductors such as Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Adrian Leaper, Isaac Karabtchevsky, Juanjo Mena, Miquel Ortega, Enrique Diemecke, Manuel Coves, and John Neschling, and has played alongside such artists as Pepe Romero, María Bayo, Esperanza Fernández, Horacio Ferrer, and Enrique Morente. In 2008, he was awarded the Rubinstein Medal by the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Kai Narezo –

Kai Narezo is a Los Angeles-based Flamenco guitarist whose background includes study both in the caves of Sacromonte and at the Berklee College of Music. He studied with some of the top guitarists in Spain and the U.S., and is now himself a much sought-after performer and teacher. Kai has performed throughout the U.S., as well as in Spain, Japan, Russia, Mexico, and Canada.

He has also put in thousands of hours of Tablao playing and is equally comfortable in the most intimate settings as on the concert stage. Kai teaches Flamenco guitar in his studio in Hollywood and via Skype/FaceTime and has just released his first two lessons for the "On The Music Path" iPad app. He also owns and operates Universal Exports Studio, a recording studio devoted to capturing the performance of Flamenco and other acoustic music.

Chika & Scott 

Chika & Scott is a classical saxophone and guitar duo based in Los Angeles, California. They have recorded several popular videos for Guitar Salon International (GSI) and have recently completed their debut album at Capitol Records with the legendary recording engineer Al Schmitt and sought-after producer Niko Bolas. The duo has a busy tour schedule planned for the 2019/2020 season that includes concerts throughout the US, Europe, and Asia.

Chika Inoue –

is a much sought after solo saxophonist, chamber musician, clinician, and master teacher. A native of Osaka, Japan, Chika has performed in festivals and concerts throughout North America, Italy, Germany, USA, China, and Japan. She is an on-call saxophonist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She has been a featured performing artist in international festivals such as The Faenza International Saxophone Festival in Italy, and The Yamaha Saxophone Festival in Japan. A graduate of the USC Thornton School (DMA), California State University, Fresno (MA), and UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music (BA), she is currently on a faculty at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where she is dedicated to sharing her knowledge with students.

Scott Morris –

Scott Morris gave his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall in 1998. He has since appeared as a soloist and chamber musician throughout North and Central America, Europe, and Asia. He studied at Yale University, the USC Thornton School of Music, the Aspen Music Festival, Musician’s Institute (GIT), and the Mozarteum Sommerakademie (Salzburg, Austria). His latest recording for AIX Records is called Phonology: The Music of Erik Satie for Guitar, which includes performances with Grammy-winner Andrew York. He is the author of the popular series of method books entitled Classical Guitar Complete: From Basic to Bach. Scott currently resides in Los Angeles where he is Chair of the Department of Music at California State University, Dominguez Hills.