Edel Munoz

Cuba

“Edel Muñoz showcases the quality of the new generation, he has an exceptional professionalism, in other words magisterial; it is really surprising” Leo Brouwer

Edel Muñoz began his guitar studies at the age of 7 and graduated in 1994 at the National School of Music of Havana. He was only 20 years old when he won the First Prize at the prestigious International Competition and Festival de Guitarra de La Habana, presided by Leo Brouwer.

He has won numerous first prizes and other awards at competitions throughout the world over the last 17 years including: Montreal International Classical Guitar Festival and Competition, Canada; II International Miguel Llobet Guitar Competition, Barcelona, Spain; and most recently he was awarded top honors at the 2011 Boston Guitar Fest International Competition.

As an increasingly sought-after teacher, he has been invited to give master classes in a number of universities and conservatories in the USA and Canada.

Edel is currently based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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