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Photography JesĂşs Cornejo Musician Miguel Castellanos digital magazine Molly Belle LOCAtion Historic Center of Morelia MichoacĂĄn


CURRICULUM Miguel Castellanos holds a Bachelor degree in music with a specialty in guitar at Conservatory of the Roses, student of Mtro. Federico Bañuelos (upper level) and Mtro. Raul Olmos (intermediate level), as well as the “Corso Master” with Mtro Paolo Pegoraro in the “Academy Francisco Tárrega” in Pordenone Italy.

As soloist, he has offered concerts, playing the most representative compositions of the guitar repertoire on several occasions, accompanied by orchestras such as the State of Chihuahua Philharmonic Orchestra, Conservatory of the Roses Chamber Orchestra, UMSNH Chamber Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of the State of Michoacán; also he has formed part of the “Las Rosas Assembly” and the “Symfonietta of Morelia” on several occasions.

He has given concerts in some of the most important music festivals in Mexico, as well as in different forums in Spain and the United States, among them: • International Guitar Festival of Morelia (2004, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2014) • Concert in Caldas del rey, Galicia Spain (2004) • Concert at Jeanette McDonald Hall in the University of Southern California (2005) • International Contemporary Music Festival of Monterrey, (2005) • International Festival “Amado Nervo” Tepic, Nayarit,(2005) • 1st Guitar pedagogical day Morelia, Michoacán (2006). • International Guitar festival “Guitarromanía”, Colima, Colima.(2008) • II International Guitar Festival of Durango, Durango, Dgo. (2010) • International Guitar Festival “Guitars in autumn” Toluca Edo de Mex, (2009 and 2011). • International Guitar Festival of Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, (2013) Nowadays, he has recorded 4 productions independently: • Castellanos, Miguel. - Live Recordings (2005). •Castellanos Miguel. - Música para guitarra, Francisco Tárrega´s compositions (2006). •Castallanos , Miguel, - Preludio, interpreting various composers, Yuri Nilo, Simone Iannarelli, Agustín Barrios, Manuel M. Ponce, Jesús Silva, Heitor Villa – Lobos y Miguel Bernal Jiménez. (2009). •Castallanos , Miguel, -La que sigue…! , An interesting collection of suites for guitar by Carlo Domenicone, Alejandro Basulto, Ignacio Martínez y Marco de Biasi (2012).

In addition to his career as soloist, he has redeemed an important trajectory as meeting session musician in diverse projects and even as composer (predominantly music for theater), highlighting his participation in: • From Inside (1996), Santo Golpe (1997) and Degenesis (1998) – Session guitarist – Dominique Jonard´s Shorts. • The Process of Juana de Arco, Composition and recording – Staging under the direction of Roberto Briceño, 1998. • Don Juan Tenorio – Session Guitarist and interpreter in alive during the period – Recording and interpretation alive of the music composed by Eduardo 
Solís, Morelia, Mich, 2003. • Moon – Session Guitarist and alive interpreter during the period – Opera of the composer Luis Jaime Cortés, released in the Juárez Theater (Guanajuato, Gto) “Cervantine Festival”, 2003. • Baal– Composition and guitarist – Text of Bertolt Brecht led to scene under the guidance of Roberto Briseño, 2006. • eComunidades– Composition and recording of the music for the eComunidades informative capsules, UNAM, Campus Morelia, 2014. In an alternate way to his career as a soloist, at present, he is a professor of the Chair of Guitar in Conservatory of the Roses and the Popular Faculty of Fine arts at University Michoacana.



PROGRAM 1 TODOS LOS TIEMPOS Sonata II en La menor BWV 1003** Grave Fuga Andante Allegro

Johann Sebastian Bach

Capricho árabe

Francisco Tárrega


Johann Kaspar Mertz



Yuri Nilo

Cuatro piezas Verano porteño Milonga del ángel La muerte del ángel Primavera porteña

Astor Piazzolla

Il velo del crepuscolo*

Marco di Biasi

Suite Koyunbaba

**Transcription by Miguel Castellanos *Dedicated to Miguel Castellanos

Carlo Domeniconi

Program No. 2 (Solo guitar)

Paradigmatic music for the classical guitar Elegía Capricho árabe

Johann Kaspar Mertz Francisco Tárrega

Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Francisco Tárrega


Isaac Albeniz

Vals Op. 8 No. 4

Agustín Pío Barrios

La catedral

Agustín Pío Barrios

Preludios 1, 2 y 3

Heitor Villa-Lobos


Carlo Domenicone

Program No. 3 Contemporary music Preludio

Yuri Nilo

Elogio de la Danza

Leo Brouwer

Espiral eterna

Leo Brouwer


Carlo Domenicone

Dolor en mi *

Rodrigo Sigal

Electric counterpoint*

Steve Reich

* For guitar and pre-recorded music

Concerts for guitar: Concierto de Aranjuez

Joaquín Rodrigo

Fantasía para un gentil hombre

Joaquín Rodrigo

Concierto Andaluz (4to de guitarras)

Joaquín Rodrigo

Concierto Elegiaco

Leo Brouwer

Tres danzas concertantes

Leo Brouwer

Concierto del sur

Manuel M. Ponce

Concert for Jazz, piano and classical guitar*

Claude Boling

*Piece for “classical guitar” and Jazz trio (Played by the artist and his musicians).

Requirements : Before the performance: • Comfortable and private Camerino, right to rest and warm up before the concert. • Coffee , water and soft drinks (for two people) . • A platter of cold meats and fruits ( for two people) . • A chair without armrests and seat completely flat ( equal to that which will be put on stage for the concert ) . Requirements stage : • Chair without arm rests and seat completely horizontal . • For areas that require amplification , it must have an adequate amplification or failing organizer must hire charge with the prior permission of the artist that is suitable for the concert. Technical requirements should be required amplification : • Two microphone stands like “ boom” or “ T” in good condition. • Amplification and monitoring room ( depending on the size and acoustics of the forum )

NOTES: - The mixer requires Phantom Power . - The artist carries the microphone required.


Miguel Ángel Castellanos Guitarist  

Miguel Ángel Castellanos Classical Guitarist

Miguel Ángel Castellanos Guitarist  

Miguel Ángel Castellanos Classical Guitarist