French Classical Guitarist Thibault Cauvin
To Perform at U. T. Dallas on Feb. 24

RICHARDSON, Texas (Feb. 7, 2005) — French classical guitarist Thibault Cauvin will perform in concert at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 5 p.m., in the Jonsson Performance Hall on campus. Cauvin will teach a master class at 8 p.m. following the concert.

In the past two years, Cauvin has won more than 10 first prizes in international competitions. His success led the Omni Guitar Foundation of San Francisco to choose him as one of the four guitarists in the world to take part in the Masters Guitar Competition in San Francisco last November, which he also won.

Photo, Thibault Cauvin
French classical guitarist Thibualt Cauvin

Cauvin, who is only 20 years old, has performed at numerous festivals, has played on radio stations around the world and recently released a CD, Thibault Cauvin Guítare. He continues to study classical guitar, a pursuit he began at the age of six. Olivier Chassain, Cauvin’s instructor, is impressed by the his pupil’s “flawless technique,” “beautiful technique” and “overflowing energy.”

The show is free and attendance does not require a ticket. To participate in the master class, please contact UTD Director of Guitar Studies Dr. Enric Madriguera at [email protected].

More information about this concert is available at

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 Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV. 

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 14,000 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at