Kathryn Lambert

Kathryn French began her classical guitar studies at the age of 6 under the
direction of Polly Maynard-Watson of the Childbloom Guitar Program in
Denton, Texas. She attended the Houston Classical Minds Festival at the age
of 14, competed in an open- level competition, participated in a masterclass
with Randall Avers, and received private lessons with Isaac Bustos and
Angleo Favis. During high school she competed in the Texas UIL Solo and
Ensemble competition, and received superior ratings at both state and
regional levels each year. In 2017 Kathryn again competed in the Houston
Classical Minds Competition and advanced to the semifinals. Ms. French
received her Bachelor's in Guitar Performance from the University of South
Carolina under the direction of Christopher Berg. During her attendance she
was given the Christopher Berg guitar award and performed for events
hosted by University President Harris Pastides. In 2016 Ms. French was
awarded a graduate teaching assistantship at the University of Cincinnati
College-Conservatory of Music under Clare Callahan. She has participated
in masterclasses with GFA winner Thibaut Garcia, Oscar Ghiglia, GFA
President Dr. Martha Masters, and Aniello Desiderio.