Mr. Elliott Fisk is recognized as the world's currently a charismatic guitarist, he played very good track renowned virtuoso of color. Determined to promote music, Mr. Fisk also willing to play on some very special stage, including schools, senior centers, logging camps, and even prison. In 45 years of playing career, he left an impression on the audience as his mentor, Andres Segovia (Andres Segovia) are commendable, "Elliott stand highest arts peak of the column. "
In June 2006, because Mr. Fisk outstanding contribution made ??to the Spanish music career, the King of Spain Juan Carlos (King Juan Carlos of Spain) ordered Medal awarded him the Cross of Isabella the Catholic (Cruz de Isabella Catolica) . This award is very rare, only a few had been in this world-renowned masters medal honors before Elliott guitarist who has Andres Segovia and violinist Yehudi Menuhin (Yehudi Menuhin).
Mr. Fisk was adapted from a lot of guitar work, expanding the guitar repertoire, including composers Bach, Scarlatti, Haydn, Mozart, Paganini, Schubert and Albeniz works. Meanwhile, many contemporary composers song for him to offer, such as Berio (Luciano Berio), Barada (Leonardo Balada), than Joseph (Robert Beaser), hair (Nicholas Maw), Bariloche Berg (George Rochberg) and ?????? (Kurt Schwertsik) and so on.
Many recordings are Elliott scored Billboard (The Billboard) list of best selling albums, such as his with flamenco guitarist Paco Pena (Paco Pena) and clarinetist management Chad Stoll Postman (Richard Stoltzman) and other collaboration album. The album won high praise from musicians, critics and the public. In addition, his albums have won many Grammy (Grammy) Award nomination, for example, with flutist Paula Robinson (Paula Robison) recorded a duet album - "Folk Songs" Mountain Songs.
Mr. Fisk will be a lot of energy into music teaching, the New York Times has been described as a fiery preacher (Fiery Missionary to the Unconverted), he is currently teaching at Boston's New England Conservatory of Music (New England Conservatory), in 2010 was awarded teacher of the Year Award (Krasner Prize). Meanwhile, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria Institute (Universitaet Mozarteum), he uses five kinds of language teaching. Many of his students have become a world-renowned performer and educator.
In addition to playing and teaching, Mr. Fisk was in Boston Guitar Festival (Boston Guitar Fest) founder and artistic director of the festival co-organized annually by the New England Conservatory and Northeastern University. Festival received a warm tribute to many leading U.S. politicians, including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (John Kerry), Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (Deval Patrick), Congressman Michael Capuano (Michael Capuano) and former Sen. Edward Kennedy (Edward Kennedy) and so on.
Elliott was the last guitarist Segovia personally guided by students. In 1976, he was with honors (summa cum laude) from Yale University, followed by the legendary Yu harpsichordist Ralph Kirkpatrick (Ralph Kirkpatrick) during learning music. After graduation, he opened a classical guitar playing professional at Yale University, who also taught at the Cologne Academy of Music (Hochschule für Musik, Köln).
Sa Yila Menezes (Zaira Meneses)
Ms. Sa Yila Menezes continues to the U.S. Department of the Ministry of Education and the Foundation of the New England Conservatory of Music faculty, and the creation of music and music lessons entrepreneurship seminar at the school. Years ago, Sa Yila learning classical guitar and vocals, age 17 to get the Mexican National Concerto Competition first prize, this game is the youngest winner. In 2001, Ms. Menezes moved to the U.S., she will soon own a warm tone, gorgeous skills and innate musicality won her praise of the American music industry. Ms. Menezes on many important stage on the stage, for example, Jordan New England Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, the Lincoln Center and the Juilliard School of Music in Vienna Mozart Hall of the Austrian.
Ms. Menezes served as Liaison Officers in Boston Guitar Festival. In support of Augustine Foundation, founded the interdisciplinary cultural Fund - guitar with friends.
Their daughter Rui Kaiao Fisk (Raquel Fisk) studied piano from the age of four, the 13-year-old pianist, music is an indispensable part of life. Rui Kaiao also understand a lot of opera, which is the first contact of Mozart's "Magic Flute." Currently, the U.S. Department of ??? learning in New England Conservatory Preparatory School. In addition to classical music, he also flamenco dance and a variety of foreign languages, such as Spanish, French and German has a strong interest. Recently, Rui Kaiao at Carnegie Hall's Weill Hall on the stage.