CSU Bakersfield Guitar Arts Series presents: Isaac Bustos
Performer and educator Isaac Bustos enjoys an extensive performing schedule that has taken him to Canada, Central America, Europe, and all over the US. He has earned an impressive number of top prizes in over 12 major international competitions, 7 of which are first prizes. In the fall of 2008, he released his debut CD titled Caprichos y Sonatas which Soundboard magazine described as "one of the bestit has everything one could want."
Born in Managua, Nicaragua Isaac Bustos began playing popular Latin-American music on the guitar by ear at age 11. By age 12, he was accepted into the Conservatorio Nacional de Musica in Managua where he received top honors. In 1988 he immigrated to the United States and continued his studies with Juan Mercadal, Carlos Molina and Rene Gonzalez. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in guitar performance from the University of New Hampshire, and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Texas at Austin where he studied under Adam Holzman. Bustos is also a founding member of and performs regularly with the award-winning Texas Guitar Quartet.
Since 2005, Dr. Bustos has served on the faculty at Texas A & M University Department of Performance Studies where he is head of guitar studies and artistic director of the Texas A & M International Guitar Symposium and Competition.
For more information on Isaac Bustos visit his website:
CSU Bakersfield Music Building, room 127 (View)
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311
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