Classical Concert Tarazona Guitar: Indian Rosewood Spruce Mahogany Maple Cedar Spruce
Scale length: 650 mm
Back: Indian Rosewood
Laminated sides : Indian Rosewood – Spruce – Mahogany – Curly Maple
Soundboard: Sitka spruce or Western Red Cedar
Bridge: Brazilian Jacaranda
Neck: Spanish Cedar
Rosette: F. Tarazona design with Pre Columbian Motifs
Finish: French polish
Fingerboard: African Ebony
Neck thickness: 1st fret 22 mm and 12th fret 24 mm
Tuners: Gotoh with ivoroid knobs
Made by: Federico Tarazona
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PRICE: $4,150 (four thousand dollars) Compare to similar quality guitars that start around $5,000.
How to place your order
Every guitar is made to order and it takes up to 45 days to complete its construction. This guitar will be made for you and only for you with great care to detail, quality, and dedication.
We require a $350 non refundable deposit to start building your guitar. You have 48 hours to change your mind from the time you make your deposit. The balance will be billed once the guitar is ready for shipping.
Where is the classical concert guitar made?
The guitar is made in Quebec, Canada, and will ship directly from there. Your guitar will be shipped to your address and will be packed securely and safely. Shipping (US and Canada) costs are included in the price.
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About the Guitar Maker
Renowned for his exciting interpretation, extraordinary technique and musical expression, Federico Tarazona is considered one of the world's finest Andean charango virtuosos, and one of the most important contemporary Peruvian composers working today.
Federico Tarazona dedicates the majority of his professional activities to composition, performing, and research in the construction of the charango and classical guitar; he first received training from Fernando Luna and later from guitar maker Jean-Noël Rohé in Strasbourg, France.
He has performed at festivals and concert series’ throughout North and South America, Europe, and North Africa; he has collaborated with choruses and ensembles including the National Symphony Orchestra of Peru, the University Symphony Orchestra of Strasbourg, France, and the Argentine National Symphony Orchestra. Mr Tarazona always integrates instruments and elements of Andean culture into his work. An avid composer, he has written orchestral music, concertos, chamber music, solo instrumental works, and electro-acoustic music.
Mr. Tarazona has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards for his contribution to Classical Music and to Peruvian Culture. In 1995, he won the “National Composition Prize” from the National Conservatory in Lima. And in 1997, he won the "Southern Peru Prize for Composition”. In 2008, he was granted an honorary medal from the Peruvian Education Ministry for his distinguished work in the promotion and dissemination of art and culture. He has received awards from Cantuta University, Ricardo Palma University, and the municipality of Huaraz City. In 2011, he won the “Guitar Composition Prize Productions d'Oz” in Quebec, Canada. In 2013, he received the “International Composition Prize Casa de las Americas” in Havana, Cuba and an Honorable Mention for the “Ibero-American Composition Prize for Symphonic Orchestra, Ibermusicas”, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2014.