Biography

Music has played an important role on the life of guitarist and composer Cesar Medel, who began to experience music himself at a very young age. Introduced to the guitar music by his father, he began the adventure that later became a life dedicated to share the value of music for guitar.

He entered the Izidor Handler K Conservatory of Music of Viña del Mar; there he began his study of classical guitar with Professor Ximena Matamoros, who helped him to develop a style and an identity of his own for interpreting the guitar. At that time he also came to know Sergio Vilchez, the Director of the Conservatory, with whom he still shares a great friendship. In his later years of study at the Conservatory he worked with Professor Antonio Rioseco, the Chair of the guitar department and a Master of several research and transcriptions of Music made for the guitar.

His Album titled “Grand Solo” is a classical guitar album, featuring Works by important composers for the instrument. Recorded and published in the USA, album that has been acclaimed by the public and followers of the artist.

In 2004 Cesar moves to Seattle, Washington, and there, embraced and welcomed by the people of the Puget Sound Area he was baptized as "one of their own guys".

In April 2007, he officially released Unforgettable Songs under Greenland Music Group (his record label) with interpretations on guitar of popular hits in music. He releases Eternal Light in June 2008, a collection of religious (Christian) songs and Hymns, based in the musical concept of the original album recorded in 2001, featuring arrangements for solo guitar, duets and trio ensembles of guitar, violin and piano.

In addition, he has been invited to play in cities around the globe and prestigious music festivals, just to name a few..... the "Juan de Fuca Festival" in Port Angeles and countless events in the USA, his latest tour took place in the "Arequipa Guitar Festival" in Peru.

With a busy Schedule, Cesar continues giving concerts and recitals, delighting audiences with his performances and appearances.

in 2011, Mr. Medel officially launched a new project called "Allegro Music Society", with the purpose of making music a reachable tool of expression for people, meaning......... culture for everyone, no matter social status or background, generating activities, concerts and tours of cultural outreach.

For the future..........things are just getting started!

Cesar has been sponsored by a luthier from Sequim, in the beautiful Washington State, who provided a beautiful concert guitar, made with the finest woods in North America, to find out more, or if you are interested on one of his guitars please visit his Site at:       Pete Barthell.

For more information about concerts please visit our Tour Info page.