Widely regarded as one of the leading virtuosos of
the new Classic Guitar generation, Ricardo Cobo gave
his professional debut with the Orquesta Filarmónica
de Bogotá at age seventeen on a nationwide telecast
for an audience of over nine million people. Celebrated
for his passionate and mesmerizing performances worldwide,
he is in high demand as soloist, chamber musician, lecturer
and recording artist.
His Guitar Lullaby CD, currently on its third printing,
was awarded the American Library Association's highest
recognition for children's music as well as a Parent's
Choice Award and is widely regarded as one of the finest
classical guitar audio experiences on CD.
Ricardo has been guest Artist-in-residence at many
universities including Temple University in Philadelphia,
Stetson University in Florida, Duquesne University in
Pittsburgh, and North Carolina School of the Arts. Mr.
Cobo currently chairs the classical guitar department
at UNLV and is founder and artistic director of the
Guitar Las Vegas/Allegro Guitar Series hosted at UNLV's
Doc Rando Concert Hall. In addition, he teaches a thriving
private studio. For more information, check out Ricardo's