PACO SECO - Artistic Director, Composer & Concert Guitarist
Ronda International Guitar Festival is under the artistic direction of Paco Seco, internationally acclaimed musician, guitarist & composer. He ensures that we bring the best artists we can to Ronda and that the festival provides a high artistic standard.
Throughout his career, Paco has studied and performed different musical styles, specialising in classical, flamenco & Andalucian music. He is a true ambassador of Spanish music and has toured extensively, participating in numerous festivals in different countries, enthusing audiences with his music.
He has won several awards as a composer and received the honorary prize from the Superior Conservatory of Music in Seville. So far, he has recorded twelve CD´s, mostly self-produced, with styles from baroque to contemporary, including jazz influenced melodies and world music.
Paco has presented various projects throughout Europe; Meeting Sarajevo, Biennale di Roma, Proyecto Lunar Sevilla, Omis Guitar Festival in Croatia and Mercat de Musica Viva in Catalunya. He has also composed music for video creations, short films, dance and theatre.
He is one of the founders of Ronda Guitar House and has vast experience organising tours, concert cycles and multi-artistic events working as a musical director. He is currently perfoming solo concerts and working with his ensemble the Paco Seco Trio performing his own compositions.