Biography

Guitarist

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Francisco J. Burgos, is a Miami based guitarist, composer, and teacher. He studied Classical guitar at The Royal Conservatory of Music, Madrid, Spain where he graduated with Honors. The graduation award was given to him by unanimous vote by a jury that included guitarist Narciso Yepes among its members. After graduation, he came back to the USA and attended The Juilliard School of Music in New York City for 1 year where he enrolled in XX Century music Analysis, Orchestration and conducting classes. He made his New York City Classical Guitar debut Concert at The Carnegie Recital Hall. His performing activities include main venues such as the Organizations of American States in Washington, D.C., The Americas Society in New York City, Gusman Performing Arts Center (Olympia Theater), Miami, Florida, Broward Center for the Performing Arts/Amaturo Theater. Fort Lauderdale, FL., etc. He has numerous presentations to his credits in Radio and Television in the USA and abroad. As a teacher, he has taught Classical Guitar at the Avila Conservatory, Avila, Spain and at Glassboro State College in New Jersey. He has been invited by several universities for concerts and to offer master classes, lectures, and residencies. Francisco Burgos guitar programs are a mix of music from different cultures and styles, from the ancient to the contemporary, but in addition to performing music by other composers, he also enjoys performing his own compositions. On this page: Music/Compositions, you can listen to some original music as well as works by other Spanish and Latin American composers.