EDUARDO PASCUAL was born in Torrelavega, Cantabria. Graduated in the Royal Conservatoire of Madrid. Teacher Certificated in the Complutense University of Madrid. Post Graduate of Guitar studies at the C.S.M. in Salamanca with J. Catalá. Master Classes with D. Russell, D. Ballesteros and J. L. Rodrigo. He was awarded the 2nd and 3nd prizes at the International Guitar Competition, “Ataulfo Argenta” in Chamber Music and Solo Guitar, held in Castro Urdiales, Cantabria, in 1994.
Has served as a member of the tribunal in many important International Guitar Competitions, among others, Guitar Foundation of America, Montreal-Canada; JoAnn Falleta Guitar Concerto Competition, Buffalo, New York, USA..; Morelia, Mexico; Vivace-Lima, Peru; Grifyce-Trzebiatów, Poland; Rust, Austria; Kutná Hora, Czech Republic; Aranda de Duero, Spain; …
He has given concerts, lectures and Master Classes in some of the most important concert halls; as in the Henry Purcell Room, London, Michael Tippett Center; Bath, England; Varna, Plovdiv, Kyustendil,… Bulgaria; Muzeul Tarii Crisurilor, Romania; Koszalin, Wroclaw, Grifyce, Poland; Jate Aula, Szeged, Hungary; Castle of Belimarkovic, Vrnjacka Banja, Sabacki Muzej, Shabac, Serb; Rust, Austria; Cesare Pollini Hall, Padova, NOVAMUSICA High Academy, Rome, Comunale Library, P. Malatesta, Cassino, Martyrs Saints Church, Legnano, Italy; Laussanne, Switzerland; Lalinde, Cieux, France; Ricardo Palma Cultural Centre, Peru; Ocampo Theatre, Morelia, Uruapan, Zacapu..., Mexico; Chapman University, Cal State Fullerton University, Orange County Guitar Circle, Salmon Hall, Hasinger Hall and Meng Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California; Seaton Room and Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.; Andres Segovia Foundation, Linares, House of Culture, Girona, Bergidum Theatre, Ponferrada, Spain; etc., where has also recorded for various Radio and TV channels
In July 2004 he gave a concert tour around Serbia and Montenegro where he recorded a DVD with the Arco String Quartet, from Belgrade, in the International Music Festival of Vrnjacka Banja. He has taken-part in the live recording of 4 Cd´s which include the perfomances given in the International Guitar Festival of Gubin (Poland), Irun (Spain), Vivace-Lima (Peru) and Morelia (Mexico)
He has appeared at many International
Festivals such as London Guitar Festival (U.K.), Vivace-Lima,
Peru; Morelia (Mexico); Festival Internazionale dell'Adriatico,
Chieti, Pescara, Maiella in Musica, Legnano Music Festival, Cassino
Guitar Festival, Avezzano Guitar Festival, Italy; Les Nuits Musicales de
Cieux, Limoges, Festival Internacional de Guitare de Pontours-Lalinde,
Rust Guitar Festival, Austria; Szeged Guitar Festival, Hungary;
Kyustendil, Bulgaria; Vrnjacka Banja, Serb; Biennial Guitar
Competition, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic; “Andrés Segovia”, Linares,
Navas de San Juan, Vilches, Jaén; Ramon Roteta, Irún; Costa
Brava, Girona; Ponferrada, León, and all Spain.
Perigueux, (France); Rust Guitar Festival, Austria; Szeged Guitar Festival, Hungary; Kyustendil, Bulgaria; Vrnjacka Banja, Serb; Biennial Guitar Competition, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic; “Andrés Segovia”, Linares, Navas de San Juan, Vilches, Jaén; Ramon Roteta, Irún; Costa Brava, Girona; Ponferrada, León, and all Spain.
Acclaimed composers as Nikolay Jordanov, Victor Hugo Ñopo, Robreto Fabbri and Uros Dojcinovic have dedicated works to him. He is Director of the International Guitar Festival and Competition “Villa de Aranda de Duero” since 1997, Burgos. He is the president of the Cultural Musical Association “Hispano Europea”
He is a guitar teacher in the Conservatoires of Valladolid, since 1992, Ponferrada, Leon, Burgos and at the School of Music “Antonio Baciero”, of Aranda de Duero, Burgos, since 1996; where he was Director of the Conservatoire. He is, at the moment, studying a Music Doctorate in the University “Autonoma”, Madrid, investigating the life and works of the vihuelist Esteban Daza.