Curriculum Vitae ( brief )

Alberto Pérez was born in Asturias ( Spain ) in 1967 completing his studies in Classical Guitar at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid.

In 1994 he was commissioned to create an electro-acoustic work featuring guitar, “ La pasión de Cervantes “ at the Centro de Difusión de la Música Contemporánea in the Reina Sofía Museum, Madrid.

In 1995 he was a finalist at the International Competition of Composition for Symphonic Band “ Ciudad de la Coruña “ ( Spain ) and was awarded the First Prize of Excellence for Guitar in Perpignan, France.

He has been awarded with three scholarships from the Spanish Government to study abroad: Haccetepe Universitesi Develet Konservatuvari, Turkey 1995/96; Gheorghe Dima School of music, Cluj Napoca, Romania 1997/98; The Royal Danish Conservatory, Copenhaguen ( Denmark ) 1998/99. Alberto was also awarded a scholarship from the French Government to research early Spanish-French music in Perpignan 1996/97 with the Maestro Francisco Ortiz.

He has taught at theAnkara University Guitar Department in Turkey and the J. S. Bach Academy of Music in France and  Kensington and Chelsea College in London. He has given a series of conferences on classical and electric guitar, presenting his essay “ Guitar History through its methodology “ based on research carried out at the National Library of Madrid, British Library, New York Central Library and Victoria State Library (Australia).

His own works for solo guitar and chamber music have been published by  Arte Tripharia  and  Alpuerto, along with his transcriptions of early Renissance guitar works. Alberto has recorded thirty nine CDs and toured extensively with rock and pop bands, also recording for other artists as a  session musician and working on Spanish, French and Turkish TV. His vaste repertoire incorporates works from the 16th to the 21st centuries.

Alberto has attended masterclasses with renowned guitarists throughout the world, travelling to countries such as India, New York, Europe, South America and North Africa to study popular and classical music with famous and local musicians. He has played concerts in Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Romania, Turkey, France, Poland, Hungary, Moldova, United Kingdom, Chile and Australia.

Alberto Pérez has been awarded with a scholarship by AECI ( Spanish Agency for the International Co-operation ) in order to support his travelling to Australia and showcase the Spanish music for Guitar.

In 2011 he moved to Cudillero, (Asturias) Spain.

In september 2013 he establishes his residence in Morocco for four months, formerly in Casablanca where he has created the LRM "Laboratoire de la Recherche Musicale" and the EIG "Escuela Internacional de Guitarra" and latterly in Sidi Bouzid-El Jadida.

Since February 2014 he makes his living in Madrid.




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