Biography of HORACIO LAGUNA:
A talented guitarist and composer from Argentina,
Horacio Laguna made his debut at Carnegie Hall in 1995.
After a long and outstanding career in his homeland (founded the Academy
of Folk Dances, hosted his own Radio and TV program Images of
my Homeland, aired for six years), he moved to the United States in 1983.
He started as Guitar Instructor and Choreographer of the
Argentine Folk Ensemble in Washington, DC. Later he
resumed his studies first with guitarist Francisco Navarro and
then with World-renowned guitarist/composer, Maestro: Jorge Morel.
In 1994 Mr. Laguna created a musical concept called
Southamerican Guitars7which was performed twice at
Weill Recital Hall at CARNEGIE HALL.
Horacio participated on the AVI CLASSICAL GUITAR FESTIVAL
of Great Britain as a guest of Maestro Jorge Morel, celebrated at West Dean College, Chichester 24th - 30th August 1996.
In 1997 Mr. Laguna created another musical concept called Southamerican Guitartango7 which was premiered at Weill Recital Hall on May 31st.
Southamerican Guitartango7 was performed for a second time
in Weill Recital Hall at CARNEGIE HALL on October 24th B 1998.
Last Concert was performed at Carnegie Hall Sat. Dec. 11th 1999.
On June 27th 1999 Mr. Laguna performed at the Greenwich
Polo Classic. In memory of Mrs. Susan Barrantes, mother of the
Duchess of York to benefit the Children's Hospital at Montefiore,
New York City.
Horacio Laguna has pleased the most demanding audiences
with his unique style and brilliant technique.
His performances are enthusiastically acclaimed in North
and South America, Europe and The Caribbean.
Mr. Laguna's Music is Creative and Inspiring with a
Total Dominio of the Guitar's Harmonic Capabilities.