Analía Rego

Real name:
Guitarist and composer
(16 October 1968 - )
Place of birth:
Villa Domínico (Buenos Aires) Argentina

he began her guitar studies in the city of Don Bosco, province of Buenos Aires. In 1983 she graduated in the Academia Superior de Arte Guitarrístico of Bernal. She furthered her studies with Irma Costanzo and with Aníbal Arias. In 2004 the Academia Nacional del Tango awarded her diploma.

Since 1996 she has appeared as soloist and joined chamber groups in numerous opportunities: The First and Second Salón Provincial de la Guitarra (Teatro Roma of Avellaneda), Centro Cultural General San Martín, IV Encuentro Internacional Guitarras en Concierto (Teatro Presidente Alvear), Centro Cultural Borges, Academia Porteña del Lunfardo, Casa del Tango, VII Festival Guitarras del Mundo, 5º Salón Provincial de la Guitarra, IV Festival Buenos Aires Tango, among others; and several appearances abroad: Miami (USA), Helsinki, Turku, Tampere (Finland), Paris (France), Basel, Bern, Luzerne, Neuchâtel, Friburg (Switzerland), VI Semana Internacional Regino Sáinz de la Maza, Burgos (Spain).

Her first recording was devoted entirely to Argentine music: Entre tango y tango... Tango!, with a selected repertoire that blends the delicate nuances of tango-song with the rhythmic grace of tango-milonga.

Among the awards she has achieved we can highlight the following: Silver medal awarded as recognition of her artistry by the Comisión Permanente de la Mujer Bonaerense (March 2002). Premio Santa Teresa de Jesús by the Secretaría de Cultura of Lanús (marzo 2004). Premio TRIMARG 2005 (Tribuna de Música Argentina) for the disc above mentioned.

She is teacher in the Escuela Municipal de Música (Municipal Music School) of Lanús, and at the Escuela de Música Popular (School of Popular Music) of Avellaneda.

She is researching the history of tango and the role of guitar in it. Furthermore, she has given seminars and lectures linked with this subject. As researcher she contributed with the American publishing house Editions Orphée writing the prologue for a compilation of original and transcribed works for solo guitar: More Tangos Milongas Habaneras for guitar.