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CECILIO PERERA
Winner in 2011

Cecilio was born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico in 1983. He started to play guitar at a very early age with his brother Pedro Perera, and after a couple of years he studied with Ricardo Vega at the music school in his town and began to give concerts.
Since 1999 until 2005 he studied at Xalapa University of Music with Alfredo Sánchez and Consuelo Bolio.

Cecilio has performed with orchestras such as Salzburg Philharmonie, Salzburg Bläserphilharmonie, Qingdao Shymphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg State Hermitage Orchestra, Cuba National Orchestra, Italian Orchestra Academia Musical Naonis, Almería Symphony Orchestra, UNAM Philarmonic Orchestra, Yucatan Symphony Orchestra, Xalapa Chamber Music Orchestra, Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra, UANL Symphony Orchestra, Acapulco Philarmonic Orchestra, Chihuahua Philarmonic Orchestra, Merida Chamber Music Orchestra, among others.

He has performed in important concert halls such as Festspielhaus (Salzburg), Hermitage Theater Museum (St. Petersburg), Carnegie Hall (New York), Glenn Gould Studio (Toronto), Sala Nezahualcoyotl (Mexico City).

Cecilio has performed in Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Finland, Estonia, Russia, Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Mexico, United States, Canada, Cuba, Belize,  Costa Rica, China, also playing for different TV programs and radio as well in prestigious festivals and theaters in Europe and America. He has collaborate with well-known composers who have dedicated guitar works for him, such as Julio César Oliva, Clarice Assad, Cutberto Córdova, Ernesto Hernández Lunagómez, among others.

Cecilio holds a master degree from the Mozarteum University Salzburg where he studied with his mentor the famous guitarist Eliot Fisk, also studied with Ricardo Gallén, the lute with Hans Brüderl, ancient music with Howard Penny and modern music with Simone Fontanelli.
He has performed with major artist such as singer Grace Bumbry, violinist Benjamin Schmidt, among others. Cecilio has already recorded with the well-known CD label Naxos where he plays Latin-American composers and his new CD is coming out with same label dedicated to Mexican composers.

His repertoire ranges from renaissance on the lute to contemporary music and chamber music with flute, voice, string quartet, and other combinations and he is currently assistant professor to his mentor Eliot Fisk at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria.-First Prize at the Volos International Guitar Competition, Greece, 2015.

-Golden Guitar Prize at the 45th International Guitar Convention in Alessandria, Italy, 2012.
-First Prize: 44th Michele Pittaluga Internacional Guitar Competition, Alessandria, Italy, 2011. 
-First Prize: VII International Guitar Competition Jose Tomas, Villa de Petrer, Spain, 2008.
-First Prize: at the III Boston International Guitar Competition, USA, 2008
-First Prize: Chamber Music Competition in the Mozarteum Universität, Salzburg, Austria, 2007.
-First Prize: XII International Guitar Competition Leo Brouwer, Habana, Cuba, 2004.
-First Prize: V National Guitar Competition, Taxco, Mexico, 2002. 
-First Prize: XI National Competition, Morelia, Mexico, 2001.
-Yolotl Prize: II National Competition YOLOTL 2000, Mexico City, 2000.
-National Prize of Youth in Arts 2003 given by the President of Mexico.
- Second Prize at the Guitar Foundation of America, 2003.
- Second Prize at the Norba Caesarina International Competition, Caceres, Spain, 2006.
. Second Prize at the Julian Arcas International Competition, Almeria, Spain, 2006.

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