About Carlos Barragán

Carlos Barragán was born in 1985, in Colombia. He was raised in the capital Bogotá by his family where he lived until the age of 27. Carlos has been playing the guitar since he was 6 years old. He saw an old guitar hanging in the wall of his aunt's kindergarten and immediately he fell in love with the instrument, since then he had his first guitar lessons and basic music theory. His parents and aunt were some of his biggest influences and support with the music and arts. All his childhood until now he has been on stage, this is due to the kinder garden that was managed by a German community together with his aunt, and they used to prepare several shows of theater and music, where Carlos used to sing and act in different acts such as: the well known ballet “The Nutcracker” music by Tchaikovsky, among others.

Later on Carlos started taking classical and electric guitar lessons in different music schools and private teachers while he was finishing his high school, afterwards he got a place in a university for his professional musical studies until 2013. The same year he got a place in The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen where he studied his master´s degree in classical guitar and pedagogy.

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