Omar Villanueva holds a Master's degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the University of New Mexico. He is a multifaceted guitarist who performs classical and popular music from Latin-America.
He has been playing for weddings and private events since 2004 in New Mexico and surrounding states.
He has been awarded as both guitarist and singer in different music competitions.
Numerous couples book Omar every year for their wedding because of his professionalism and dedication to music.
Would hire again!
We found Omar through Gigsalad because we wanted music for our main dinner party during our family reunion. The selection he presented was perfect for the occasion. Everyone enjoyed it very much. He added the element that made our gathering the most memorable.
Omar worked very professionally. Was in time and played wonderfully. Every body enjoyed his music and he really helped a lot to the success of my party!
Thank you so much, Omar!!
Would only recommend!
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Omar Villanueva plays variety of classical guitar music including the most famous songs for weddings, Latin and Spanish repertoire. Omar is also an accomplished singer that can play covers from Latin, Mexican and American artists.
Omar has a Master's degree in guitar performance from the University of New Mexico
Omar Villanueva, was born in Matamoros, Mexico. He holds a Master's degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the University of New Mexico. He is a multifaceted guitarist who performs classical and popular music from Latin-America. He performs more than hundred events every year in the Southwest primarily being New Mexico his home state.
Omar started his musical studies at Mexico State Conservatory, where he obtained his first degree in Classical Guitar Performance. He has won awards in two music competitions in the United States, including 1st place in the 2004 Joyce Walker Competition, organized by the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico, and 1st place in the UNM Concerto Competition of 2005. He also won 2nd place in the first Chamber Music Competition of the Mexico State Conservatory in 2003.
Omar has performed for audiences in the United States and Mexico in several music festivals in the USA and Mexico. He has taken Master-classes with several well known guitarist of the world.
Currently, Omar is an active classical guitarist and teacher of Latin-American music based mostly in Santa Fe and Albuquerque New Mexico. Omar also teaches guitar at Highland and Albuquerque High schools.
Past Booked Events
|August 05, 2018 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Birthday Party|
|May 26, 2018 • 4:30pm - 8:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|January 28, 2018 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm||Birthday Party|
|September 03, 2017 • 5:00pm - 7:30pm||Anniversary Party|
|August 08, 2017 • 2:00pm - 4:30pm||Cocktail Party|
|June 04, 2016 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||Bridal Shower|
|October 03, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
|July 06, 2014||Birthday Party|
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