Gabriel Guillén was born in Venezuela. He studied the guitar under the Uruguayan guitarist Mario Vidalin, who introduced him to the technique of Abel Carlevaro and the music of Uruguay and Argentina. He also studied with José Gregorio Guanchez at the Escela Superior de Música José Lamas. During this time, he took an active part in masterclasses given by Abel Carlevaro, Rafael Benatar, Bartolomé Diaz and Franka Verhagen.As an internationally acclaimed artist, Gabriel Guillen records for Philips and Record.v4m. He gave recitals in most of the guitar festivals in Venezuela. Gabriel performed acclaimed concerts throughout Europe, South America, U.S.A and Japan.
He did an important production of the 1986 Radio-Television Caracas program “Clasicos Dominicales”. This is a program presenting the most important artists of Venezuela at that time.His official website: https://www.guitarfestivalrust.at/en/masterclasses/