Nilko Andreas Guarin
Classical Guitarist and Composer Nilko Andreas Guarin has been praised as an "electrifying performer for his powerful stage presence and spontaneity that grows irresistible". Since his Carnegie hall debut in 2009 Nilko Andreas has been captivating audiences in three continents as a soloist and chamber musician. Recipient of several awards including "The Recognition Award" by the city of New York for his contributions to the Arts.
Born in Colombia Nilko Andreas has great interest for the composers of Latin America, constantly commissioning and premiering new works. He has given master classes at the Mannes guitar seminar in NY, Brazil, France and Colombia; he gave a Lecture/presentation on Colombian Classical Music at Columbia University, He has recorded music with multi-platinum artists and composed music for film and theater. He holds a BM and MM from The Manhattan School of music. Recently he performed "Concierto de Aranjuez" in China with the Shenzhen Philharmonic under Mto Henry Van de Velde, and at Unesco in Paris with the Prague Philharmonic.
Upcoming engagements include "Aranjuez" in Jakarta Indonesia, with the Surabaya Symphonic Orchestra, Manuel Ponce "concierto del sur" with the Baja California symphonic orchestra, European tour with Austrian Violist Firmian Lermer during the 2019 season , Solo concerts in Germany, Colombia, Poland, concert at the Colombian embassy in washington DC with the Manhattan Trio (flute, cello) as well as performing at Carnegie Hall as part as the "Amazonas" Concert series in 2019. He is the Artistic Director at AZLO productions and the Latin-American Chamber Music Society of New York. www.nilkoandreas.com