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The Parkening International Guitar Competition honors Christopher Parkening's lifetime commitment to fostering musical excellence in young artists as demonstrated by his mentor, the great Spanish guitarist Andrés Segovia. It is held on the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, where Christopher Parkening is Distinguished Professor of Music. Started in 2006, the competition is held every three years. Now in its third year, the competition was held at Pepperdine University, May 31-June 2, 2012. Guitarists include Pablo Sainz Villegas, Petrit Ceku, Rafael Aguirre, and Florian Larousse. Each is accompanied by the Debut Orchestra of the Young Musicians Foundation conducted by Richard Kaufman.

3rd Parkening International Guitar Competition (2012) Pepperdine University

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The Parkening International Guitar Competition honors Christopher Parkening's lifetime commitment to fostering musical excellence in young artists as demonstrated by his mentor, the great Spanish guitarist Andrés Segovia. It is held on the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, where Christopher Parkening is Distinguished Professor of Music. Started in 2006, the competition is held every three years. Now in its third year, the competition was held at Pepperdine University, May 31-June 2, 2012. Guitarists include Pablo Sainz Villegas, Petrit Ceku, Rafael Aguirre, and Florian Larousse. Each is accompanied by the Debut Orchestra of the Young Musicians Foundation conducted by Richard Kaufman.

    Welcome

    Welcome

    • 46 sec
    Christopher Parkening intro and John Williams greeting

    Christopher Parkening intro and John Williams greeting

    • 3 min
    Rounds

    Rounds

    John Williams (World Premiere)

    • 7 min
    Welcome

    Welcome

    • 2 min
    Applause for Petrit Ceku

    Applause for Petrit Ceku

    • 21 sec
    Concierto de Aranjuez: Allegro con spirito

    Concierto de Aranjuez: Allegro con spirito

    Joaquín Rodrigo

    • 6 min

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