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Dorian Avila

Dorian Avila was born in Maracaibo. He pursues his superior musical studies in the José Luis Paz Conservatory of Music, attending and obtaining certificates of musical language, harmony and history of music. He undertakes his formal studies of classical guitar with Professor Gerardo Soto, until reaching 8th. year. To his musical formation, the knowledge distributed in several music festivals and guitar seminaries are added; as well as in master classes and conferences dictated by internationally renowned classical guitar maestros like Carlos Barbosa Lima, David Russell, Alirio Diaz, Rodrigo Riera, Rubén Riera, Luis Quintero, Luis Zea, Leo Brouwer, Benjamin Verdery, Arturo González, Lily Afshar, Gonzalo Micó and Julio Sanchez and the Trio Raul Borges. .. .. He has also participated in Flamenco guitar master classes with guitarists Flavio Rodrigues (Brasil) and Miguel Antonio (USA). As a classical guitarist, he has done several guitar recitals as a soloist and participated in important musical chamber orchestras, such as the “Trío de cuerdas Contrastes” (1994 - 1996) as a part of the promotional tour “Fiesta de la Guitarra Zuliana” , previous to the “Maracaibo en Guitarras” Music Festival in 1995, doing concerts in different parts of the region; as well as in the classical guitar seminary “Ciro Adarme”. Also the classical guitar duo Márquez – Avila, as well as the guitar and tabla duo Avila – Pedraja, making with these, recitals in different theaters in Maracaibo; He also was part of the “Classical guitar Quintet Ciro Adarme”, in which he had the opportunity to perform next to classical guitar maestro Alirio Diaz. .. .. He was also a directive member of the Asociacion Zuliana de Guitarra Clasica (AZUGUICLA Zulian Association of Classical Guitar). In the teaching field, he has dictated classes in numerous music academies in the region, and was Professor of Classical Guitar in the Cecilio Acosta Catholic University. Through the electrical guitar he has explored other musical genres such as Rock, Jazz, Pop, etc. .. .. He has participated in several bands in the local scene, and has performed with Servando and Florentino nationally, and in 2001 he played on an international concert tour with Ricardo Montaner’s band. Some of the venues of that tour include countries such as Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica and the United States (Los Angeles, Miami, Boston and New York). .. .. At the beginning of 2003 he released his first CD as a soloist, performing pieces by L. Brouwer, L. Bonfa, A. York, J Cardoso, A. Fleury, D Qualey, R. Riera, G. Micó and D. Avila. Single, and duets accompanied by Javier Pedraja on the tabla and Victor E. Márquez on the acoustic guitar. .. .. his second solo album Time Traveler is now available.