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French classical guitarist virtuoso, Thomas Viloteau, will be performing a solo concert in Schroeder Hall.
French guitar phenomenon Thomas Viloteau is widely considered one of the most gifted classical guitarists today. He has won first place in an impressive list of some of the world’s finest competitions such as the Guitar Foundation of America competition, the Francisco Tárrega and Andrés Segovia competitions in Spain, the Mottola competition in Italy, the Sernancelhe competition in Portugal, and the Ville d’Antony competition in France.Since then, he has gone on to concertize in some of the best venues throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Great Britain, Taiwan, and Puerto Rico.
Viloteau studied with some of the most important guitar luminaries in the world such as Judicael Perroy, Roland Dyens, Alberto Ponce, Alvaro Pierri, Nicholas Goluses, Marc Teicholz and Paul O’Dette, and attended some of the world’s most prestigious conservatories, including École Normale and Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, Barcelona’s Conservatorio Superior Municipal, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and the Eastman School of Music, where he received a doctorate in Guitar Performance and Literature with a minor in Early Music. In 2019, Viloteau joined the guitar faculty at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.