Josuè Gutiérrez

Born in Mexico in 1978, he studied in Messico with maestro Cutberto Córdova at the Universidad Veracruzana and in Italy with maestros Paolo Pegoraro and Stefano Viola at the “Francisco Tárrega” International Guitar Academy at Pordenone and at the Conservatoires of Castelfranco Veneto and Udine. In 2005 he obtained the guitar diploma with the highest marks and in 2008 he obtained his specialization degree with honors. His dissertation on Johann Sebastian Bach’s Ciaccona was published by the musicological magazine “Il Fronimo” and by Farandola music publisher of Pordenone.

Amongst the numerous masterclasses in which he participated, most noteworthy are those held by Stefano Grondona, Carlo Marchione, Alberto Ponce, Pavel Steidl, Pablo Márquez and Oscar Ghiglia. Furthermore he attended early music seminars with harpsichordists Ilario Gregoletto, Robert Hill and Richard Lluby.

He has offered concerts, conferences, seminars and masterclasses in Mexico, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria and the Czech Republic. Nowaday he teaches at the Segovia Guitar Academy, the Accademia Musicale Pordenone and Scuola di Musica Pietro Edo at Pordenone.

He is a member of the Trio Nahual, with which he took part in numerous international guitar and chamber music competitions gathering several acknowledgements, such as twelves first prizes. In 2007 with the trio he obtains Merit Diplomas from the “Francisco Tárrega” Guitar Academy and the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena, granted by Oscar Ghiglia. Moreover with this ensemble, in 2008 he performs in the world premiere of Marco De Biasi’s Concert for Three Guitars and Orchestra.

He performs on a guitar made by Italian luthier Marco Bortolozzo.