School of Arts & Humanities
For Immediate Release
Sadie Prater, UTD, (972) 883-2982, [email protected]
David Buck Takes $1,000 First Prize
Rade Amanovic, 26, a native of Yugoslovia
who also now lives in Lubbock, took the $500 second prize, and Edward Trybeck, 22, a native of Virginia
who now lives in Pasadena, won the $250 third prize.
Amanovic began studying the guitar in Knjazevac, Yugoslavia, at the age of nine. He was a student of Uros Dojcinovic at the Josip Slovenski School of Music in Belgrade from 1992 until 1996. After winning 3rd prize at the International Guitar Competition in Voronezh, Russia, in May 1996, Amanovic began studying with Dr. James Bogle at Texas Tech University. He finished second in the guitar competition at Appalachian State University in the spring of 2000. He is now a graduate teaching assistant pursuing his master’s degree at Texas Tech University.
Trybek began his musical training at the High School for Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, with a focus in jazz guitar while studying privately with Terry Gashen. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Southern California, where he is currently pursuing his master’s in music and studying privately with Scott Tennant. Other awards he has won include first prize in the 2001 ASTA / Aron Gren Guitar competition, grand prize in the 2002 ASTA California Guitar competition, semi-finalist in the Lachire International competition in 2003 and semi-finalist in the GFA 2003 competition.
For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail [email protected] or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at http://ah.utdallas.edu/. Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.
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