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Oaxaca, Mexico, December 5, 1983

Mexico City, October 10, 2023

Cesar Bourguet's talent, added to a strong discipline and tireless search for perfect forms of musical expression as a cellist, have led him to excel from his home state of Oaxaca, to countries in Europe, the United States, where he has achieved distinctions such as: the Best Performance Award at the Aram Khachaturián International Cello Competition (Armenia), First Prize at the De Voëls Am Schlern International Competition (Italy), awarded at the "Cinthya Mitchel Woods Pavillion" Competition held in the city of Houston during the Texas Music Festival (United States) and recently winner of the Latin Grammy in collaboration with the Latin American Quartet under the Sono Luminus label.

He currently performs as a soloist at a national and international level, with orchestras such as the Mexico City Philharmonic, the Yucatan Symphony, the Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango and Oaxaca, Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra, Moores Chamber Orchestra, among others. César shows a solid interest in promoting cello works by Mexican and foreign composers. Part of his time is dedicated to teaching in various states of the Republic in master classes and individual sessions. His concern and love for music has led him to the production of various recordings of classical music artists.

César has been cello principal with the Galveston and Brazosport Symphony Orchestras, and was a member of the Florida Grand Opera Orchestra in Miami, Florida. Since 2002 he has been a member of the Mining Symphony Orchestra in Mexico; He was a member of the Mexico City Philharmonic and is currently a cellist with the UNAM Philharmonic Orchestra, with which he previously appeared as a soloist with Don Quixote by Richard Strauss.

César Bourguet began his musical education at the age of seven with his father, Maestro Arturo Martínez San Juan; At the age of fifteen, he continued his academic training at the Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Center in Mexico City. Later he had the opportunity to study at the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, as well as at Florida International University in Miami and a Master's degree at New Mexico State University.

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