Ivan Duran Aguayo
A Fort Worth native, Guitarist Ivan Duran Aguayo is very passionate about teaching students to
create their own path and with a busy schedule of teaching and performances, Ivan brings quality
of work and knowledge to everything he does. Armed with powerful knowledge from top-tier
performers and achievements, Ivan strives to impart that knowledge to others.
His musical training began at the age of 11 on the Euphonium and had gained state-level
achievement and later focused and obtained a BM Performance in Classical Guitar Southern
Methodist University under the instruction of Robert Guthrie. Ivan comes from a family of
musicians and has participated in various masterclasses and high-level instruction of guitarists
like Sergio Assad, Michael Morey, and Martin Pedreira (A former student of Leo Brouwer), and
Ivan has musical training in Jazz, Flamenco, Rock, Mariachi, and Classical Guitar as well as
Music Composition. He has had premiere of his composition works with the SMU and TCC
Guitar Ensemble and performances in honor recitals and a semi-finalist in a Concerto
Competition at SMU against all other instrumentalists.
Ivan is also the co-founder of the Texas Guitar Society, a fast-growing community of Guitarists
in Texas that strives to create a super-network that connects musicians to resources needed to
create opportunities for performers, sellers, luthiers, and more through the power of music
throughout Texas. You can tune in to each of the “virtual-talks” for free at
www.texasguitarsociety.com every Monday to hear what guitarists in the DFW area are doing to reach
the interest for high-level guitarists as well as free concerts from guitarists around Texas!
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