Edwin Guevara Gutiérrez

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Guitarist, composer, arranger, director.  He starts at age three with his father Roberto Guevara and at the National Conservatory of Colombia with Ramiro Isaza, Blas Atheortua and Gustavo Yepes on guitar, composition and direction.  He won 67 awards as: Leo Brouwer, Celedonio Romero, Miguel Llobet, Arjau Contemporary Music, Musical Youth of Spain, Chicago Guitar Festival.  Guest as soloist and concert performer with different orchestras from Europe, Asia and America.  Graduated from the Higher Conservatory of Music of the Liceo de Barcelona (Spain) with Guillem Pérez-Qer and magister in symphonic direction from the National University of Colombia.  Artist Savino Music, Knobloch Strings, Bergmann Editions, and Naxos with the Dúo Villa-Lobos, with the great cellist Cecilia Palma.  Great composers have dedicated their works, Roland Dyens, Leo Brouwer, Jaime Zenamon, Jorge Miguel Gonzalez, Gerard Drozd.  He is currently a professor at the Sergio Arboleda University.  He will do PhD studies at the University of Arizona and his Bolton Guitar Studies program where he has been invited to be an assistant professor by Thomas Patterson.  It prepares the recording of the following discs of the Dúo Villa-Lobos, and of solo guitar everything for the seal Naxos.