Salvador Castillo Guitars


salvador castillo guitar workshopSalvador Castillo was born in Paracho Michoacan Mexico inSalvador Castillo flamenco guitar February of 1969, son of the constructor of Ramiro Castillo Barajas and Elvira Garcia Barajas. He grew up constructing guitars accompanied by his father and started playing guitar at 8 years old. At the age of 20 he decided to start his own workshop. With the support of his father he became independent and began to experiment with his own guitar designs. In the year of 2000 he worked together with the master luthier Abel García Lopez and made a replica of Hauser Guitar from 1927. In 2001 he particSalvador Castillo flamenco guitar headipates in an annual competition for guitar constructors in Paracho and wins 1st place in the student guitar division and 2nd place in the concert guitar division. He later studied classical music in the Casa de la Cultura de Paracho for two years under the tutelage of Wenceslao Huendo and forms a guitar duet performing popular music form the Michoacan region. During these years Salvador made many replicas of famous Spanish classical and flamenco guitars and eventually found his own style of construction. At the present he is constructing only his own guitar models and remains a serious student of flamenco guitar playing. His guitars are known for their distinct sound and have been sold to many professionals and aficionados all over the world.