Grant 9

Consisting of:

1) An “Andalusian Guitars”  guitar. Marcelo Barbero 1945-Z Rosewood, Year: 2011.

This model is:

2) 1000 canadian dollars in webcam lessons with Maestro Ruben Diaz

Submissions will be accepted until  May 10th, 2011

The purpose of  CFG-studio/GFC-estudio’s  Grant / Grants is exclusively to encourage & render available to the public worldwide the culture of contemporary flamenco guitar, specifically the works related to Paco de Lucia’s contributions and innovations on the Spanish & compositional musical field as well as in the Flamenco-Jazz realm for guitar players, guitar teachers, composers and beyond.

Applicants must:

Submit 2 YouTube videos:

1) In the first video the applicant must play and count simultaneously –with and without metronome- the same falseta that is played in the video of Grant 9.

2) In the second video, the applicant must present another video of himself or any other person  dated prior to February 4th, 2011 in which the same technique is taught in its 3 stages: 1) counting aloud, 2)counting mentally and 3) flowing with the internalized rhythm. In this video the explanation must make reference to the origin and practical use of this technique  with examples based on the Paco de Lucía’s discography.


Useful information about the submissions:

  1. The Owner &/or Staff of CFG-studio/GFC-estudio has the right to accept or reject any submission / submissions with or without any further explanation (depending on the case).
  2. If the applicant submits a video as requested, it is his/her duty to prove the authenticity, correctness & appropriateness of the video submitted to  the Owner &/or Staff of CFG-studio/GFC-estudio until their full satisfaction according to  CFG-studio/GFC-estudio’s criteria.
  3. In all cases the grants will be given according to the terms and conditions that CFG-studio/GFC-estudio settles and/or requests.

The reason for those rules & prerogatives is:

To avoid that unscrupulous persons create electronic or graphic related materials with the “Appropriate quotes & dates” just to obtain by cheating the CFG Studio  grant / grants.        

3) The aforementioned material / materials for the applicant’s submissions must exclude any video-lesson, or article written by Ruben Diaz.

Good luck.

Please send your submission to:
AND to: