In this masterclass on Federico Torroba’s Nocturno, Isaac Bustos covers a multitude of musical and technical aspects including vibrato, slurs, color, orchestration, and much more. Along with this, Bustos also shares background on Torroba’s life as a composer, knowledge that aids one’s understanding of how he achieved such a unique sound in his compositions for guitar.
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About Isaac Bustos
Isaac Bustos holds an impressive number of top prizes in over 12 major international competitions, 7 of which are first prizes. n the fall of 2008, Isaac released his debut CD titled Caprichos y Sonatas which Soundboard magazine described as ‘…one of the best…it has everything one could want.’
Bustos is a featured artist for the Vgo Recordings label and has just released his second album titled "Canciones a mi Madre". The album contains Latin American guitar from Brazil, Cuba, Nicaragua and Argentina.
As an educator, his commitment to teaching is reflected in the success of his students whose prize-winning performances have included victories in prestigious competitions around the world. 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.