Edwin Montes Roldan Resume

      Musical Studies:

2003-2005 Musical Studies with specialty in Classic Guitar in Centro de Estudios Musicales (CEM) of the UABC (University of Baja California). With Professor Carlos Patiño.

2005-2009 Bachelor's Degree in Music, Classic Guitar specialty in the School of Arts of the University of Baja California. With Professor Jose Luis Navarro on 2005 and Professor Rafael Elizondo on 2006.

Courses and Master Classes

November 2005

Master Classes at the Festival Hispanoamericano de Guitarra (American Hispanic Guitar Festival) in Tijuana B.C. Mexico . With guitarists Costas Cotsiolis, Aleksandr Tsiboulski and Víctor Pellegrini.

November 2006 Winner of a scholarship to participate in master classes at the Festival Hispanoamericano de Guitarra (American Hispanic Guitar Festival) . With guitarists Zoran Dukic and Tal Hurwitz.

July- August 2007 Brescia Guitar Academy Italy, with guitarist Giulio Tampalini considered one of the most talented Italian guitarists of his generation.

November 2008 Master Classes at the Festival Hispanoamericano de Guitarra (American Hispanic Guitar Festival) in Tijuana B.C. Mexico . With guitarists Zoran Dukic, Martin Madrigan and Simone Ianarelli

August 2008 Guitar training course with the Guitarist Giulio Tampalini (Italy) in the state of the arts center from Ensenada.

April 2009 Master Class Introduction to the Language of Latin jazz with the teacher Oscar Stagnaro.

August 2009 Workshop Introduction to Electroacoustic Music with the teacher Adnan Marquez Borbon.

Since 2006 Edwin Montes has been given Solo Recitals in the citys of Ensenada, Mexicali, Rosarito and Tecate. In July 2007 perfomed a concert in Lago Di Como Festval (italy) of the Villa Lobos Association and in the Stage International of Brecia Italy.

He is an official member of the Barrocko Ensemble from Ensenada Mexico. http://ensamblebarrocko.com/

Currently hes working with progressive rock band Ixtlan, featuring original music composed by the band, making a fusion of Blues, Jazz, Classic Music, Rock and Ethnic Music from differents cultures. Web site of the band: www.myspace.com/iixtlan

Besides working with the group Ruh Saahil, being the first Arabic Music Ensamble of Baja California, where he plays the Oud ( Arab lute) http://www.myspace.com/ruhsaahil




Updated:  October 11, 2010

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