NaB contributor Cassie Shankman takes over the radio for a day to talk to the UT Guitar Quartet about extended techniques of playing guitar, doing up your nails, the ensemble repertoire, and juggling. They also give a few live performances in the studio!
The University of Texas Guitar Quartet was formed in fall 2011 under the coaching of Professor Adam Holzman. The members, Kyle Comer, Stephen Krishnan, Carlos Martinez, and Thales Smith, are all pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Guitar Performance. The group enjoys performing new works and engaging diverse audiences both in and out of the concert hall.
Original air date: Monday November 18th, 2013 on Nuts and Bolts Music on KVRX in Austin.