Sergi Vicente

Sergi Vicente is a teacher at the Conservatorio Superior de Mùsica del Liceo in Barcelona and has acted as director of the Guitar Orchestra of Barcelona since it began. He has studied with such prestigious names as L. Brouwer, D. Russel, J. Tomàs, J.L. Rodrigo and A. Pierri, among others, further refining his musical formation with studies in musicology, direction and composition. Throughout his career, his ceaseless work as a musician has taken him to many countries in Europe, America and Asia, where he has given concerts as a soloist and as a chamber musician. He has released five CDs and has recorded for different radio and television stations. He has participated in some of the most important international festivals and events; in 1999, he was chosen as director of the European Guitar and Mandolin Youth Orchestra.

As a teacher, Vicente periodically collaborates with the Universidad Nacional in Bogotá, the Instituto

Superior de Arte in Havana and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. His outstanding career as a performer has inspired some composers to dedicate works to him, and he regularly participates in jury panels for competitions and contests.