Fishman Artist // Radical ClassicalRadical Classical is a classical guitarist/vocalist who resides in the border towns of San Diego, CA and Rosarito, Mexico. Keeping the foundation of traditional classical techniques, Radical Classical contains heavy bass lines, speedy leads, and multi-dimensional melodies accompanied by strong vocals and lyrics. With the release of three albums entitled "Mosaic Jungle," "String Theory," and the newest self-titled "Radical Classical," this young lady has been the guest soloist for The Symphonic Symphony in Paris, France, has performed and headlined at locations ranging from conservatories and arts theaters, to conventional mainstream outlets and underground metal festivals both nationally and internationally.
The music of Radical Classical has been featured in television shows, independent films, magazines, radio stations, and quickly became the most requested artist on PBS/OETA. She has also received awards and nominations from the Nashville Songwriters Association International for Best Song in the state of Oklahoma in 2002, The Association of Finger-Style Guitarists made her the youngest guitarist to receive the award for a Lifetime Honoree Member/ Performer, the LA Music Awards for Best International Artist in 2008, an Honorary Meastra Title (the most respectable title for a classical performer) was given to her by the Conservatory of Puebla, Mexico after her performance, and she has been placed on the Official Ballot for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (the Grammy Awards) under the categories of "Best Pop Vocal Performance" (2007&2008), "Best Pop Instrumental Album of the Year"(2007&2008),"Best New Artist" (2007), “Best Pop Instrumental Performance" (2008), and "Best Album of the Year" (2008).
Aside from concerts and making appearances as a key note speaker for schools, juvenile halls and “Youth at Risk” programs, Radical Classical has been privileged to perform the National Anthem across the United States for many special events. This includes the Padres Baseball Team, the U.S. Olympic Swim Team, the first baseball game for the Columbine High school after their heartbreaking tragedy, The Blazers Hockey Team, and the Red Hawks Baseball Team. She has also been part of promotional sporting events such as racing professional NASCAR driver Joey Logano on a tractor in Texas and performing for Olympic gold metal athletes at the U.S. Olympic Training Center; tying in the culture of sports and music.
Radical Classical is a unique style that is bringing life back into sales of classical guitars, and companies have solicited her assistance in sharing the gift of their sweet sound to ever-growing audiences. She has been involved in several productions of new Radical Classical guitars to revolutionize the instrument and genre. Being a proud artist for Fender, she is graciously endorsed by other world class companies such as La Bella Strings and Strum-n-Comfort crossover picks.
For up to date news, her “Radical Classical” album was accepted on 88 of the largest 200 college radio stations in the U.S. within the first week of her official radio campaign. The same self titled album is now distributed by Mix N Burn in selected F.Y.E and Borders bookstores.
"The combination of the Aura Spectrum DI and the Matrix Infinity contributes to having a clean and powerful sound for live concerts."-Radical Classical