- Private Lessons
- Premier Prix, Paris Conservatory
Awards and Distinctions
- First Prize, Guitar Foundation of America Competition, 1997
What is your hometown?
What is your favorite recording?
Beethoven’s last three sonatas by Rudolf Serkin.
What are you passionate about outside of music?
Movies, literature, and politics.
Who were your major teachers?
Raymond Gratien and Roberto Aussel.
What was a turning point in your career?
When I won the Guitar Foundation Competition in 1997.
If you weren't a musician or teacher, what do you think you would be doing now?
What is your daily practice routine?
I do not have one.
If you could play only three composers for the rest of your life, who would they be?
Beethoven, Liszt, and Bach.
What recordings can we hear you on?
PONCE, M.M.: Guitar Music, Vol. 4 - Sonatina Meridional / Thème varié et Finale (Naxos)
Paris une solitude peuplée (Contrastes)
BACH, J.S.: Guitar Transcriptions - Partita No. 2, BWV 826 / Lute Partita, BWV 997 / Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998 (Naxos)
What is your unrealized project?
To learn and play all of Bach’s music written for the lute.