About Daniel Salazar
Get to know Daniel Salazar
Daniel Salazar is a classical guitarist orignally from Southern California. Daniel started his music studies with Desiree Fowler at the Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts. He has competed in and won various competitions, including The Los Angeles Secondary Music Teachers Association Annual Scholarship Competition. Through the scholarship, he was awarded lessons from Scott Morris of California State University, Dominguez Hills while still in high school. He then studied with Stephen Jones at Pasadena City College. Daniel was awarded the Pasadena City College Guitar Ensemble Award. While at PCC, he was invited to perform in the honors recital in three out of the four eligible semesters. Daniel studied with Taso Comanescu during his time in between colleges. He received his Bachelor’s degree at California State University, Fullerton. He studied with Xavier Jara and Martha Masters. He is in the process of obtaining his master’s degree from the University of Louisville under the guidance of Stephen Mattingly. Daniel has also had the opportunity to travel to Granada, Spain to participate in the CSU Summer Arts program called “La Guitarra Española”, and attend classes from various masters of the Spanish guitar such as Pepe Romero, Vincente Coves, and many more.