Biography

Biographie de Thierry Bégin-L

The Canadian guitarist, Thierry Bégin-L, is the recipient of more than twenty competitive awards including five prestigious international guitar competitions, in Canada, The Montreal International Competition, in Spain: the guitarra festival Petrer, concurso internacional ciudad de guitarra de Coria, Festival de Guitarra Ciutat d'Elx, and the Nicolas Alfonso competition in Belgium in 2014. He has also received the public award several times.

Known for his striking and bright interpretations he brings out from his instrument a refined sound, a mixed performance, as well as frank and expressive melodic lines. It is in an almost careless manner that he demonstrates these qualities in a more musical performance before an ever enthusiastic audience.

His musical style game offers a bewildering and authentic interpretation full of courage, vivacity and boldness making these musical moments interpretive gem full of colour and humour.

As one of the special prizes won in Petrer, Thierry Bégin-L. is touring Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Portugal, Finland, the United States and Canada.

In 2016, he will be studying in France during six months through the scholarship of the Foundation Sylva Gelber pour la musique.

In February 2015, he released his first album, "Aquerelle", where one may find typical works from different countries.

Thierry Bégin-L. was born in 1986 in Cowansville, Quebec, Canada. He studied with Alvaro Pierri and received his MA in 2013.

Thierry Bégin-L. plays on a Jean Rompré guitar and is sponsored by D'Addario strings.