Interpreters and composers

Fernando H


Fernando Hernández León was born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on May 30, 1962. He studied music at the Conservatories of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

He completed his instrumental training by attending courses given by great teachers such as José Tomás, José Luis Rodrigo, Hugo Geller, Edoardo Catemario, Pompeyo Pérez, Mauricio Díaz, Ignacio Rodes etc.

Since 2000 he has been a Professor at the Professional Conservatory of Music in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, teaching the Speciality of “Guitar” and has also taught the subjects of “Choir”, “Accompaniment and Improvisation”.

In this Educational Center, he has also held the managerial positions of Head of Studies and Vice-Director.

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..

Patrick Ruby


A graduate of the Conservatoire National de Région de Versailles, Patrick Ruby works with Alberto Ponce, Carel Harms and Alexandre Lagoya. .

Selected by an international jury presided by Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Patrick Ruby was a laureate of the Foundation in 1986 and the same year received a special mention for the interpretation of contemporary music at the Biennale Française de la Création..

His recognized qualities allow him to play in the largest French cities and abroad. .

He makes recordings for France-Musique and participates in programs produced by Maguy Lovano, Alain Lacombe, Martine Kauffmann and Alain Pâris.

Patrick Ruby pays particular attention to the 20th century repertoire and to the creation project. .

His solo repertoire includes the composers JS Bach, Villa-Lobos, Carbajo, Turina, Frank Martin, Krenek, Petrassi, Ohana, Takemitsu, Denisov..

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..

David Jacques


Born in Saint-Georges de Beauce, Quebec, David Jacques holds a doctorate in early music performance (D.Mus. guitars and lutes) from the Université de Montréal. .

He studied classical guitar at Cégep de Sainte-Foy, Université Laval and the Conservatoire de musique de Québec..

He has collaborated on more than 50 recordings on various labels.

Very active in Quebec and abroad, giving concerts in more than 40 countries on five continents. .

Parallel to his performing activities, David is professor of classical guitar and lute at the Music Department of the Cégep de Sainte-Foy and at the Faculty of Music of Laval University. He occasionally sits on juries for important national and international competitions..

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.

Martin Verreault


Martin Verreault completed a Bachelor’s degree (UQAM, 1990) and a Master’s degree in musical interpretation – classical guitar (McGill University, 1994) under the direction of Alvaro Pierri. Afterwards, he stays for four years in Switzerland where he studied with Maria-Livia Sao Marcos at the Geneva Conservatory of Music.

During this period, he took part in master classes with Léo Brouwer and Dusan Bogdanovic, in addition to perfecting his improvisation skills through the workshops of Swiss double bassist Jacques Siron..

Since his return to Quebec in 1999, Martin has been teaching guitar and constantly developing his method and pedagogy, while performing as a concert artist in Canada, Europe and Latin America. Since 2017, he teaching at Cégep de Drummondville..



Lucien Battaglia started studying the guitar at the age of 11. Graduated from the Paris Guitar Academy in 1961, he participated under the direction of Pierre Schaeffer in training courses organized by the research service of the ORTF and studied the Treaty of musical objects, then, the following year, obtained a scholarship to study with Andrés Segovia at the International Academy of Music Chigiana in Siena, where he also takes composition courses taught by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino..

He taught at the Marseille Guitar Academy and, from 1979, at the Pierre Barbizet Conservatory in Marignane. He notably had Jean-Felix_Lalanne as a student.e.


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