Audra Vigil
Audra Vigil

Bio...

Audra Vigil was born in 1996 and started playing guitar at the age of 6. She has participated in several guitar festivals and competitions, winning top prizes; 2014 Guitar Foundation of America IYC Senior Division (third prize), 2014 East Carolina University College/Professional Division Guitar Competition (second prize), 2012 Classical Minds High School Division Guitar Competition (first prize), 2013 Sierra Nevada Open Division Guitar Competition (second prize), 2013 East Carolina University College/Professional Division Guitar Competition (fourth prize), 2011 University of Louisville Division 1 Youth Guitar Competition (first prize), and was a competitor in the 2012 Parkening Young Guitarist Competition. She was awarded the 2013 Classical Guitar Scholarship to the Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival, where she studied with Scott Tennant and Andrew Leonard. She was awarded the position of concertmaster in the third, fourth, and fifth annual New Mexico All State Guitar Ensembles. She has been a guest performer with Presti, a professional all-female guitar ensemble, and has also performed on the hit National Public Radio show "From The Top."

Audra has performed in masterclasses with and/or received lessons from Denis Azabagic, Gabriel Bianco, Jane Curry, Roland Dyens, Marcin Dylla, Vladimir Gorbach, William Kanengiser, Andrew Leonard, Rovshan Mamedkuliev, Martha Masters, Johannes Möller, Lee Ritenour, David Russell, Livingston Taylor, Marc Teicholz, Scott Tennant, John Truitt, and Thomas Viloteau. She currently studies guitar with Dr. Lynn McGrath in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.