François Fowler

Concert Guitarist

Short Press Quotes

Additional Reviews / Testimonials


"Quality performances superbly recorded"

- Classical Guitar Magazine (London, England), February 2012
[From review of Fowler's latest CD Sonata

"...riveting virtuosity!"

- Springfield Classical Guitar Society, Illinois

"This beautiful music was played by a masterful guitarist."

- Connecticut Classical Guitar Society

"Guitarist François Fowler rendered the solo part with utter aplomb"

- Richard Todd (The Ottawa Citizen, Canada)

"…one of the finest guitarists it has ever been my pleasure to work with."

- Bruce Holzman (Florida State University), 2002

"…a solid sense of structure and phrasing allied with a great musical sensitivity"

- Jacques Hétu (Composer)

"…sense of musicality that left the audience spellbound."

- Classical Guitar Society of Tallahassee

"… up to the high standards that we have come to expect from GFA winners and finalists."

- Jerry Snyder (California Guitarist and Author)

"…a very refined technique, whose mastery of the instrument was made apparent."

- Eduardo González (Academic Secretary of the Faculty of Music of La Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico)

"…one of the finest guitar recitals which I had the pleasure to audit in the last 30 years"

- Dr. Michael Kasha (Guitar maker, Institute of Molecular Biophysics-Florida State University, colleague of Andrés Segovia), 2001

"This was one of the strongest student recitals I have heard in over 25 years."

- Douglas Voice (former Chair, Professor of piano, University of Ottawa), 1995
[Jury comments for Fowler's 1995 undergraduate recital at the University of Ottawa]

"… Francois Fowler performed his own solo composition, Meditation.  This was a strong composition, somewhat dark and serious in tone, but very satisfying."

- James Flood (, March 2012