International recording and performing artist Celil Refik Kaya is one of two three-time prizewinners of the Guitar Foundation of America International Guitar Competition, is the youngest First Prize Winner of the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, and is a recording artist with Naxos Records. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conductor JoAnn Falletta commends Mr. Kaya as a superb musician in every sense. Numerous critics from around the world applaud Mr. Kaya’s playing as being seemingly effortless. The guitar virtuoso wowed host John Aielli in Studio 1A before playing a show Friday, February 1, at the Austin Scottish Rite Theater.
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