Alicia Castillo is a composer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter from Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to writing concert music and guitar works, she enjoys collaborating with various interdisciplinary mediums. Recent projects include composing for "The Snow", a theatre production through Arizona State University, and composing a new work, "RISE, through a virtual collaboration with the ASU Philharmonia and dance studio. She has studied guitar with JIJI, Jeff Libman, and Dan Davis. For composition, she has studied with Karl Schindler, Jody, Rockmaker, and Christopher Norby. Outside of the concert world, Alicia is currently working on producing and recording her debut singer-songwriter album "ODDS and ENDS".
Alicia will be graduating with her Bachelors of Music in Composition from Arizona State University in Spring 2021.
Honors and Awards
2020 Richard and Babette Burns Classical Guitar Scholarship
2019 and 2020 John G. Sperling Scholarship
2019 and 2020 ASU Special Talent Award
2019 Maricopa Artist of Promise 2nd place winner in Composition
ODDS and ENDS (2021)
Betsy on the Run Podcast
Phoenix Conservatory of Music 2018 Compilation CD
Musicians on Call Phoenix Chapter: Stronger Together (2017)