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Aaron Larget-Caplan

Guitar Faculty

Aaron Larget-Caplan is a graduate of the New England Conservatory (NEC) and studied extensively with Russian master pedagogue Dmitry Goryachev, as well as David Leisner, Eliot Fisk, Peter Clemente and Jonathan "Juanito" Pascual (flamenco). Larget-Caplan is the founder of the New Lullaby Project, a contemporary music endeavor that commissions, performs and records solo works in the genre of a lullaby, the Spanish classical music and flamenco dance ensemble, ¡Con Fuego! and Greater Boston House Concerts.

Larget-Caplan regularly performs recitals as a soloist and chamber musician across the U.S., including at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, Tabor Opera House and Boston’s Jordan Hall. He has premiered more than 40 solo and chamber works by such composers as Daniel Pinkham, David Leisner, Scott Wheeler, Francine Trester, John McDonald, Kevin Siegfried and many more. His most recent recordings, Capricci for guitar and string quartet by Thomas L. Read (2013, Parma Records), Vientos—Music of Hayg Boyadjian (2010, Albany Records) and New Lullaby (2010) have received accolades from Fanfare, Audiophile and The American Record Guide.

Larget-Caplan has given master classes at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Adams State College (Colorado), California State University at Bakersfield, University of Vermont, Wheaton College, Salem State University and the Boston Classical Guitar Society. He was the youngest solo artist with Young Audiences of Massachusetts and he regularly performs artist residencies throughout New England. He has received grants and awards from the New England Foundation for the Arts, American Composers Forum, Denver Classical Guitar Society, D'Addario Foundation, Mu Phi Epsilon and the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). He attended festivals in Canada, Italy, Spain and the U.S.

Larget-Caplan is currently on the guitar faculty at The Boston Conservatory and the University of Massachusetts (Boston).

Photo credit: Kelly Davidson
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