Here’s the first-place performance at the 2009 Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) International Youth Competition, Junior Division. American guitarist Yossi Korhman-Glaser, who had been studying guitar since he was six, took the top honors that year in Ithaca, New York. He plays the allegro of Agustín Barrios’ La Catedral. From what I can tell, Yossi’s primary teacher was Andrew LaFreniere, a Suzuki method instructor. —Blair Jackson


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