Classical Guitarist


​       Gruca

"American guitarist Robert Gruca is a brilliant player with gorgeous tone and a flawless sense of rhythm. I have rarely heard these works played with such finesse and understanding on either harpsichord or piano." - Steven Ritter  - Audaud.com 

"Robert Gruca (who contributed the arrangement of one movement from the suite no. 8) plays with a firm but delicate touch, nicely communicating both the rhythmic vitality and the countrapuntal virtuosity of Händel’s writing, as well as the French influences in the suite no. 7." -  Rick Anderson - cdhotlist.com 

"Robert Gruca’s craftsmanship is exposed in extreme detail. Thoughtful tempos are porous and secure, and the expression of Handel’s music is ethereally delightful." - ​​Christie Grimstad - www.concertonet.com 

"Gruca shaped with a fine blend of subtlety, tonal beauty and vibrant attack." Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer commenting on Robert's performance of La Catedral by Agustin Barrios Mangore.

"... it was dazzlingly performed [Roland Dyens' Tango en Skai] -- a great ending to an enjoyable night of fine music performed by a talented guitarist and musician [Robert Gruca]. -Kitchener-Waterloo Record

“Robert Gruca’s powerful confidence is all to the service of his musical brilliance. This is a major talent!” -Jhon Akers, Troubadour Series - Wofford College

“Robert Gruca is a wonderful guitarist. His interpretation of Koshkin's Usher Waltz was second to none.” -Brian Morris, Grand Rapids Community College International Guitar Series