Skip to main content

Natural Awakenings Tucson

Gabriel Ayala

Jan 06, 2016 10:40PM

Gabriel Ayala

World-renowned, classically trained guitarist Gabriel Ayala, from Tucson, received the Arts/Culture award at the 11th Annual Dream Catcher Foundation Gala this past October. Ayala performs regularly throughout the U.S. and Canada. He recently returned from a trip to Vancouver, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Los Angeles, where he collaborated with the Black Eyed Peas on an album “that is sure to make a mark on the world of music”.

When presented with the award, Ayala did not accept it for himself. Instead he said, “I am a reflection of those that raised me. It took a woman—my grandmother—to teach me how to be a man. I dedicate this award in the name of my grandmother, Eduvigues Ayala.”

During the three days preceding the gala, Ayala spoke and performed with the local youth—a passion of his. “These are the reasons I live this life I live. I don’t do it for the accolades, awards, trophies, and definitely not for the money,” says Ayala. “I’m a millionaire because of the family I’ve been blessed with and for the opportunities to be around youth and to share my life with them and let them know that they’re bound for greatness.”

For more information, call 520-271-5469, email [email protected] or visit AyalaGuitarist.com.

Join Our Email Newsletter

COMING IN PRINT: 2020 May Issue
Due Date: April 10. Be a part of our upcoming May issue.
Contact [email protected] for cheerful and efficient help with your marketing!
Missed the print deadline? Try email news!

Email News Exclusives with Social Media pushes; ask us about it today! [email protected]

Current Issue
Visit Us on Facebook
2020 Editorial Calendar

 

How to Protect Yourself and Others from Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Ways to Calm Your Anxiety with Meditation During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Biodegradable Cooler Keeps Food Cold and Dry