American guitarist Chad Ibison has captivated audiences across North America and abroad through his imaginative musical interpretations and charismatic stage presence. Hailed through critical acclaim, Chad has been described as “really versatile in terms of contrast and range of expression” (Classical Guitar Canada) with “masterful phrasing combined with technical precision” (ClassicalGuitar.org). Along with his critical acclaim, Ibison has accumulated twelve top prize wins at international guitar competitions. He participates regularly at many guitar festivals as a performer, teacher and judge.
Currently, Chad resides in Austin, Texas where he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a doctorate in guitar performance. He came into Studio 1A to play some pieces that will be featured in a show November 10-11 at the Blanton Museum Auditorium with one of the great guitar virtuosos of all time, Kazuhito Yamashita from Japan, who is playing 24 pieces by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco inspired by 24 etchings of Francisco Goya. He will also be playing at the Cactus Cafe on November 8th be sure to come out and check out one of the greatest musical talents alive.
Host: John Aielli
Producer: Deidre Gott
Broadcast Engineer: Cliff Hargrove