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with host Fred Child

Young Artist in Residence: Thomas Viloteau

Thomas Viloteau courtesy of the artist
25min 7sec : In studio with Thomas Viloteau Part 1
20min 7sec : In studio with Thomas Viloteau Part 2
21min 12sec : In studio with Thomas Viloteau Part 3

Thomas Viloteau is considered to be one of the most gifted classical guitarists of the younger generation... and not without reason. His first performance, only a year after he began his studies, was for of an audience of 200 people. Since that concert, Thomas has played in some of the most respected venues in the world.

Some of Thomas Viloteau's accomplishments include: winner of the Guitar Foundation of America and Francisco Tarrega competitions, author of the technique book In the Black Box, winner of the Harvard Musical Association's Arthur Foote Award, and recipient of the Trust/Piper Enrichment Award, which allowed him to commission Sergio Assad's Suite Brasileira 3. He holds a Doctoral degree from the Eastman School of Music.

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