Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

About Darren Wu

Darren Wu, 16, is from San Jose, California, and has been studying classical guitar at the California Conservatory of Music for 10 years. He has performed in various solo competitions, and was most recently a prize winner at the SF Bay Guitar Festival youth competition. In addition to solo performances, Wu is involved with the conservatory's advanced ensemble, which has performed in the Peninsula Guitar series, and which earned 1st place in the Guitar Foundation of America youth ensemble category. He has also performed in master classes for Raphaella Smits and the Montenegrin Guitar Duo.

Darren Wu  

Contact

Parkening International Guitar Competition
Pepperdine University
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

theparkening@pepperdine.edu

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Competition Staff

Christopher Parkening
Artistic Director
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Rebecca Carson
Executive Director

Paul Vacchiano
Competition Manager

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