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Celil Refik Kaya – Guitar Concert
January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm$10 – $25
Celil Refik Kaya appears as a soloist and international artist touring around the United States and Europe. Since his concert debut at the age of 6, Dr. Celil Refik Kaya has received high accolades for his myriad accomplishments since an early age.
Kaya is the youngest First Prize winner in the 2012 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition with the Buffalo Philharmonic, one of two three-time prizewinners of the Guitar Foundation of America International Guitar Competition, prizewinner of international guitar competitions including throughout the United States, and highlighted award winner in the Texas International Guitar Competition among others. In May of 2017 he was awarded “Rising Young Musician of the Year” by the Donizettti Music Classical Awards in Istanbul.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conductor JoAnn Falletta commends Mr. Kaya as “a superb musician in every sense.” American Record Guide has called his performances “just perfect,” and numerous critics from around the world applaud Mr. Kaya’s playing as being “seemingly effortless.”