Judicaël Perroy

Judicael Perroy

Judicaël Perroy
Judicaël Perroy has become widely known as an extraordinary virtuoso classical guitarist and musician
with several prizes to his credit. In 1997 he captured the prestigious first prize of the 15th Guitar
Foundation of America International Competition and Convention awarding him tour of the United
States and Canada with more than sixty concerts and master classes. In between his North American
tour that year, he gave several concerts in France where his performances were broadcast live on
France-Musique followed by extensive recital tours throughout the world.
Highly sought after and in great demand as a teacher, he is regularly invited to give master classes at
many of the top conservatories and universities in the United States and abroad. Mr. Perroy’s students
have won several top prizes in regional, national and international competitions including Guitar
Foundation of America, while emerging as mature and upcoming rising stars of classical guitar and
international music scene. Mr. Perroy is currently the Professor at the Ecole Nationale de Musique
d'Aulnay-sous- Bois a position which he has held since 2004. He holds the Certificate of Aptitude (CA),
and has taught at the Ecole Nationale de Musique Blanc-Mesnil from 1995 to 2004. Furthermore, in
winter of 2000, he was the chosen substitute for the chair of guitar department, Steven Robinson, at
Stetson University.
During his GFA victory tour Mel Bay Publications recorded and published his live concert in Lubbock
(Texas).  Following his GFA victory tour, a CD recording entitled “Aspen Suite” as well as his earlier CD
recording on the French label QUANTUM received high praise and won 5 Diapasons, awarded by
Diapason Magazine and was subsequently re-released on Bayard Musique recording label in 2008. He
has recorded two new CDs for the collection of Bayard Musique Meditation including a Disc with flutist
Florence Bellon and another with harpist Joanna Kozielska. More recently, he recorded an all Bach CD for
Naxos label which includes an impressive and unprecedented performance of Bach’s second keyboard
partita transcription on the classical guitar.
Born in 1973 in Paris, he began playing the guitar at age 7 attending the Conservatoire Municipal Inter-
districts of Paris. He studied with Delia Estrada and Raymond Gratien at the Ecole Nationale d'Aulnay-
sous-Bois where he graduated with honors.  At the age of 11, he performed as soloist in two concertos
by Vivaldi with Ensemble Instrumental du Mans, under the direction of André Girard, and continued his
musical studies with Roberto Aussel and Daniel Lavialle. At the age of 14, he won second prize at the
International guitar competition of Ile de France. In 1992, he won the grand prize and audience prize at
the 15th Concours international de guitare René Bartoli by unanimous jury decision. In 1994, he received
Licence de Concert from Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris from Alberto Ponce’s class and later that
year he was awarded the 1st prize at the 7th International Competition of Bourg-Madame where the
final vote was by the general public without any jury. In 1996, he was the first prize winner of his
graduating class at the National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris (Paris Conservatoire).
He currently resides in Paris while he enjoys teaching at the Pôle Sup' 93.