12-year old Childbloom student, Aytahn Benavi was awarded 1st prize at the University of Dallas Youth guitar Competition on March 1. Aytahn competed in the under 14 category. There were dozens of competitors from around the state and beyond. Aytahn began his studies with Chris Stone at age 5 in the Childbloom Guitar Program. He currently studies with Kevin Taylor. Aytahn performed 2 pieces for the judges: Prelude from J.S. Bach’s 1st Cello suite (BWV 1007) and Tango de Lejos by Maximo Pujol.
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