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Carlos Castilla D.M.A Guitarist, musician, educator z

Dr. Carlos Castilla Guitar

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Performance experience in national and international venues, as a soloist, chamber music artist and collaborator with symphonic orchestras, jazz band and other ensembles. ● Teaching experience with beginning to advanced students of all ages. ● Experience as a recording artist, with a broad knowledge of recording techniques and technology applied to music. ● Administrative skills as cultural promoter ● Responsible, organized, professionally minded. ●


University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS/ 2009 University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS/ 2006 Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia/ 1998

Additional Studies: Instituto Superior de Artes Havana, Cuba/ 1999 Principal Teachers: Jaime Arias, Dr. Nicholas Ciraldo Master Classes: Leo Brouwer, Manuel Barrueco, Thomas Patterson, Joaquin Clerch TEACHING EXPERIENCE Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN. 2012-present. Theory, Aural Skills, Music Appreciation, Form and Analysis ●Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. 2010-present Applied Guitar, Music Appreciation ● Lane College, Jackson, TN. 2008-2010 ● Bethel University, McKenzie, TN. 2009 ● William Carey University. Hattiesburg, MS. 2007-2008 ● Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Gautier, MS. 2007 ● University of Southern Mississippi. Hattiesburg, MS (Teaching Assistant) 2006 ● Graduate Assistant, Jazz studies, USM. Hattiesburg, MS. 2005-2006 ● Universidad del Atlántico. Associate Professor, Guitar. Colombia. 1999-2004 ● Universidad de los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia. TA. 1995 ● Yamaha Music Academy. Bogotá-Colombia. 1997-1998 ●

PUBLICATIONS Leo Brouwer's "Estudios Sencillos" for guitar: Afro-Cuban elements and pedagogical devices ● New Guitar Techniques For Scales (Amazon Digital Services, Inc. ASIN: B008R8OR7E) ● Guitar Sessions: three articles based on the book “Finger Strokes” by Carlos Castilla ● Curramba. The Music of Guillermo Carbo. CD, YAI Records, 2003. ● Guitar Music of Guillermo Carbo. Live from Luis Angel Arango Concert Hall. Bogota, Colombia broadcasted by HJCK Radio Station. ● Carlos Castilla. Guitar Recital, CD 2005. Southern Music Productions. ● University of Southern Mississippi Guitar Studio. 2009. CD ●

AWARDS Scholarship Universidad de los Andes, Colombia Assistantship (2004-05) USM Jazz Department ●Assistantship (2007-08) USM Guitar Department ●Assistantship (2005-07) Recording Department ●Honorable Mention. William T. Gower Competition ● ●

LANGUAGE EXPERTISE Spanish = native English = fluent German = fluent Portuguese= moderate level PAST AND PRESENT ORGANIZATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS Guitar Foundation of America Member of Duo Guitiano ● MTNA ●Organizational Committee Mississippi Guitar Festival 2008 ● College Music Society ● ●

SELECTED SOLO AND CHAMBER PERFORMANCES LAST FIVE YEARS Solo Recital, lecture, and Collaborative performance at the University of Southern Mississippi 2013 ●Solo Recital and Collaborative performances in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia. 2013 ●Performance with Huntsville Master Chorale. Romancero Gitano. 2013 ●Performer and Judge at Tennessee Guitar Festival and Competition. 2013 ●Solo Recitals and with Duo Guitiano in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia 2012 ●Recital at Tennessee State University, with Carlos Feller, flute. 2012 ●Performances in Colombia, South America. 2012 (various cities) ●Performer and Judge at Tennessee Guitar Festival and Competition 2012 ●Recital Duo Guitiano with Alejandro Drago at JSCC, 2011 ● Recital at Vanderbilt University with Alejandro Drago, 2011 ●Recital Duo Guitiano, Jackson State Community College, 2009, 2010 ● Recital Duo Guitiano Middle Tennessee Guitar Festival at MTSU 2010 ●Master Classes Universidad del Atlantico, Colombia, 2009 ● Recital Duo Guitiano, New Orleans Guitar Concert Series, 2009 ●Solo Recital. Works by Scarlatti, Merks, Walton, Barrios. Rodrigo, Dyens. 2008. USM. ●Chamber Recital. Works by Villa-Lobos, Schubert/Matiegka, Piazzola. ●Lecture Recital, USM, 2008 ●Jackson State Community College, Duo Guitiano, 2008 ●Lane College Concert Series, Duo Guitiano, 2008 ●Solo Recital, Jones County Junior College, MS, 2008. ●Solo Recital, Hinds Community College, MS 2008. ●Chamber Recital with soprano Allanda Small, 2007. ●Chamber Recital with soprano Kimberly Davis, 2008. ●Soloist with Mississippi Youth Symphony Orchestra, 2007 ●.Solo Recital at Concert Series, Lauren Rogers Museum, Laurel, MS 2007. ●Mississippi Guitar Festival, 2007. ●Guitarist with the USM Symphony Orchestra in concerts with Placido Domingo and James Galway. 2005/2006 ●Romancero Gitano with Southern Mississippi Choral, 2006. ●Solo Recital. Works by Bach, Giuliani, Rodrigo, Brouwer. 2006. USM ●

The Center for Latin American Studies and Blair School of Music Present An evening of Latin-American Music Featuring Alejandro Drago, violin Carlos Castilla, guitar Amanda Virelles, piano Works by Lecuona, Lauro, Monta単a, Piazzolla Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music Choral Hall March 18, 2011 7:00 pm

Blair School of Music And Center for Latin-American Studies CLAS Present An Evening of Latin-American Music Featuring

Alejandro Drago, violin Carlos Castilla, guitar Amanda Virelles, piano Friday, March 18, 2011 7:00 pm Choral Hall


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