- Fulbright Grant to Spain.
Place - 1994 Sholin Guitar Competition, Arizona.
Place - 1994 Alhambra Competition, Valencia, Spain.
Place - 1994 Great Lakes Festival, Ohio.
Place - 1994 Pro Musicis Award, New york.
- Extraordinary Artistic Achievement the first Il
University of Arizona.
Place - 1990 Concurso di Chitarra, Milan,
- 1990 F. Tárrega Competition, Benicasim, Spain.
Place - 1986 & 1984 Casa de Espańa Competition,
Juan, Puerto Rico.
Place - 1981 Concurso Nacional José I. Quintón,
Native of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Iván Ríjos received his
Degree from the Puerto Rico Conservatory and
Master's Degree from the University of Arizona (1995).
additionally studied at the Peabody
Conservatory of Music in the
professional studies program with Manuel
1987, he was selected to participate
master classes given at
school of Music,
where Maestro Segovia
Mr. Ríjos to
play for him at a
recital given in his honor.
considers playing for Segovia in the Maestro's last
class one of his most challenging moments. Recent
include the world-premiere recording of
Cordero's Concierto de Bayoán with the San Juan