U.S. INVITATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION WINNER
As a world class Classical guitarist, Craig is a 55 year veteran of performance, including styles of Contemporary Concert, Impressionist, and Flamenco guitar. He also teaches contemporary styles, i.e., Blues, Rock and World music.
Having won 1st place in the U.S. Invitational Guitar Competition in 1976, he has toured extensively throughout the world. He has given two performances at Carnegie Hall to critical acclaim of the New York Times. Also, Craig has performed numerous guitar concertos as a featured soloist with various symphony orchestras.
Craig has studied formally in the Tarrega School, being a graduate of La Escuela Razonada de la Guitarra at the University of Barcelona under the direction of Maestro Emilio Pujol and assistant, Hector Garcia. Mr Dell has also studied Classical Guitar from master guitarist, Christopher Parkening, and received personal career guidance from Maestro Andres Segovia.
In the Flamenco style, Craig learned from El Sarasate from Seville, and has performed for and studied technique from the legendary Sabicas.