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NIRSE GONZALEZ

Born in 1981 in Caracas, Nirse González began his studies there at the Escuela Superior de Música José Ángel Lamas under José Gregorio Guanchez. He took part in master-classes by the international soloists Eduardo Fernández, Alfonso Moreno, Arturo González, Alirio Díaz, Maria Pina Roberti, Tania Chanot, Claude Ballif, and Costa Cotsiolis. At the age of fifteen he appeared as soloist in Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez and in 1996 won first prize in the Antonio Lauro National Guitar Competition, with a special mention and the Yamaha Prize. He was invited to appear as a soloist in 1997 at the Ninth Antonio Lauro International Guitar Festival, with distinguished soloists such as Eduardo Fernández, Alirio Díaz, Tania Chanot and Alfonso Moreno. In the same year he won first prize in the Raúl Borges National Guitar Competition, with a special mention for his interpretation of a work by Raúl Borges. In 1998 he took third prize in the Alirio Diaz International Guitar Competition and first prize in the Antonio Lauro National Guitar Competition, taking second prize at the 1999 Young Soloist Competition with the Concierto de Aranjuez, accompanied by the Venezuela National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Pablo Castellano.

He has continued with a brilliant career with solo recitals and performing with chamber ensembles, and as a soloist with orchestras including the Sinfónica Vicente Emilio Sojo, Orquesta Sinfónica Bolivariana, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Venezuela, the Orquesta Ciudad de Almería in Spain, under the direction of Michael Thomas, and the Valencia Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Yaron Traub. He has appeared in major concert halls in Venezuela, Spain, Morocco, Chile, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan, and participated in four Latin-American festivals in Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan, under the auspices of the Spanish Instituto Cervantes. In 2005 he took third prize at the Almería Julián Arcas International Guitar Competition and in 2006 first prize at the Francisco Tarréga International Guitar Competition at Benicásim. He studied at the Royal Conservatory in Madrid under José Luis Rodrigo Bravo, and is at present studying at the Robert Schumann Musikhochschule in Düsseldorf with Joaquín Clerch.


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