Composers

Miguel Ángel Franco Martín is a guitarist and musician with a degree in music pedagogy from the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional. He studied recorder, modern harmony, arranging, orchestration, choir and orchestra conducting. Miguel is a teacher, director of vocal and instrumental groups. He studied classical guitar with Jaime Arias Obregón, Gentil Montaña and jazz guitar with Gabriel Rondón. He trained in the Suzuki method with Marilyn O'Boyle, Bill Kossler, MaryLou Roberts and Diana Chagalj. Since 2005, he has been teaching Suzuki guitar in his school "Ad libitum Escuela de Guitarra".  He has also been a professor at the Universidad el Bosque, choir and orchestra director at the Fundación Batuta, Fundación Música en los Templos and Colegio Nuestra Señora de Fátima de la Policía Nacional.

MIGUEL FRANCO

Miguel Ángel Franco Martín is a guitarist and musician with a degree in music pedagogy from the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional. He studied recorder, modern harmony, arranging, orchestration, choir and orchestra conducting. .

Miguel is a teacher, director of vocal and instrumental groups. He studied classical guitar with Jaime Arias Obregón, Gentil Montaña and jazz guitar with Gabriel Rondón.
He trained in the Suzuki method with Marilyn O’Boyle, Bill Kossler, MaryLou Roberts and Diana Chagalj.
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Since 2005, he has been teaching Suzuki guitar in his school “Ad libitum Escuela de Guitarra”.
He has also been a professor at the Universidad el Bosque, choir and orchestra director at the Fundación Batuta, Fundación Música en los Templos and Colegio Nuestra Señora de Fátima de la Policía Nacional..

Claude Sirois

CLAUDE SIROIS

Born in Montreal in 1949, Claude Sirois took private lessons at the Ste-Croix School of Music and devoted himself to the classical repertoire..

In 1977, he adapts his classical guitar technique to Quebec song by recording his first disc as a soloist..

Claude Sirois is the first guitarist who marketed the classical guitar in Quebec. Today, he has several CDs and collections of his published compositions..

Giorgio Signorile

GIORGIO SIGNORILE

Giorgio Signorile was born in 1962 in Cuneo Italy. He began studying guitar at the local Conservatory, first with Pino Briasco and then with Paolo Manzo, graduating in 1986 with honors..

Later he worked with Betho Davezac and Leo Brouwer, starting a concert activity as a soloist and in chamber music groups..

In this first period he dedicated himself mainly to contemporary music with L’Assieme Chitarristico Italiano and with this formation he recorded two CDs..

At the same time he began to write for his instrument and this activity became the most important: in 2007 his activity as a composer expanded and the collaboration with publishing houses such as Zedde, Sinfonica and especially Ut Orpheus resulted in a series of publications dedicated to the guitar..

His latest CD “Riflessi”, produced by CNI Music of Rome, collects a series of compositions for solo guitar published in recent years by the Bolognese publishing house Ut Orpheus..

Damián Báez Galván

DAMIÁN BÁEZ GALVÁN

Damián Báez Galván is a Mexican composer who graduated from the Conservatorio de las Rosas in Morelia, Michoacán. .

He is a professor of ethnomusicology at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), graduated with honors. .

He has attended seminars in composition with Tristán Murail, Helmut Lachenman, Beat Furrer and Hans Thomalla, among others. .

His string quartet “A la selva que aún nos queda” was chosen to be performed at the 2006 edition of the legendary Darmstädter Ferienkurse in Germany, within the composition student circuit..

Louis Morneau

LOUIS MORNEAU

Musician and composer, Louis Morneau has distinguished himself in a wide variety of musical styles. .

He has performed regularly in concerts throughout Quebec, as a soloist and within several classical, world music and pop groups. .

He played with the ensemble Amalgáma in its early days. He has been the recipient of several grants from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec..

Nearly twenty years ago, Louis turned his attention to recording and producing with a constant preoccupation for the delivery of a quality, rich and profound sound of the works entrusted to him and the shows in which he participated as a sound designer and sound engineer. .

Soon after, he discovered an art that has fascinated and fascinated him ever since: mastering. He fully realizes himself in this profession which requires a rigorous technique as much as his artistic sense..

Ernesto Hernández Lunagómez

ERNESTO HERNÁNDEZ LUNAGÓMEZ

Ernesto Hernández Lunagómez was born in the state of Veracruz, Mexico..

He is considered the most important guitarist and composer of concert music of his generation in Mexico. Ernesto Hernández Lunagómez, has also received several awards in competitions and festivals..

Currently, Ernesto Hernández Lunagómez is conducting an intense concert tour as a soloist throughout Mexico and Europe to promote his works for solo guitar..

His musical writing is inspired by forms and styles of ancient compositions, preferably the bipartite sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti, but with a mixture of styles that make his guitaristic work original and unique.

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Harmonization No. 33 – dominant 7th chords – part 2.