Thibaut Garcia

Born in Toulouse, Thibaut Garcia began to play guitar at the age of 7. His Spanish origins have greatly influenced his musical way of thinking. He studied in Toulouse where he received his chamber music diploma in the class of Renaud Gruss, and his guitar diploma with honours in the class of Paul Ferret. At 16, he entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris and studied with Olivier Chassain, with whom he received his bachelor degree with honours. He also studied with Judicael Perroy.

Thibaut has won several international competitions across the world and is invited to play worldwide. In 2015, he won 1st prize at the Guitar Foundation of America 2015, which is one of the most prestigious and respected events in the classical guitar world.

Thibaut has performed for the French TV show “La boîte à musique”, invited by the musician Jean-François Zygel, and performed on France Musique in 2015 in Gaëlle Le Gallic’s programme.

He received the distinction of “filleul” of the Charles Cros Academy. His 1st CD, Demain dès l’aube, was produced in 2014 by Contrastes Records.

Thibaut has performed world premieres by Jean-Frédéric Neuburger and Vincent A Jockin. Most of the time he plays solo recital, but he also enjoys collaborating with other artists in several ensembles.

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Sun 1 July, 11.30am, St Ayle Church Anstruther | c.60 mins | £12 / £5

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Thibaud Garcia, photo credit Marco Borggreve