In June of 2016, Aytahn Benavi, a 14 year old student of Kevin Taylor, recently was awarded 2nd place at the Guitar Foundation of America’s International youth guitar competition JR. Division. He competed agains dozens of the world’s finest young players. This is the toughest competition in the world and Aytahn showed that he is one of the best players in the USA. In October he was awarded 1st place in the Texas A&M Guitar Symposium high school competition and the Indiana University high school guitar competition. Congratulations to him for his outstanding work!