Daniel Gil de Avalle Guitars since 1981. Daniel was born in 1961 and grew up in a large family. His older sister, soprano, and his borther-in-law, orchestra conductor, were a great influence on his taste for music. He started studying violin in the Conservatory of Granada, and then at the Conservatory of Madrid. In the early 80s he started to build guitars with one of the master guitar-makers of the traditional school of Granada guitar-makers; They worked together for more than 15 years. Since the early 90s Gil de Avalle runs the guitar workshop located at Plaza del Realejo, and has become an internationally, renowned luthier. He is in constant cooperation with national and international projects on guitar making: tradition, research and evolution of guitar making.
MASTER ARTISAN GUITARMAKER (Regional Government JUNTA DE ANDALUCÍA) ARTISANS NATIONAL COMPETITION “BEST PRODUCT RUNNER-UP”(SPANISH GOVERNMENT) DELLA ROBBIA ARTISAN PRIZE TO A CAREER (SEVILLE, SPAIN) MUSEUM OF THE REGION OF ANDALUCIA (GRANADA, SPAIN) National vocational course drafting: “Maintenance and Repair of Stringed Instruments” ARTISAN`S QUALITY SEAL (Regional Government of Andalucia)
Award-winning Guitar Maker Daniel Gil de Avalle in his workshop in Granada.
Prized and recognitions: Recognized by Andalusian Regional Goverment as a Master Artisan Guitar Maker; Runner up in a National Artisans Competition sponsored by the Government of Spain; Della Robbia Artisan Prize as a Guitar Maker (Sevilla, Spain); Guitar in the Permanent Exposition at the Museum of the Region of Andalucia (Granada, Spain); National Vocational Course Drafting Expert: “Maintenance and Repair of Stringed Instruments (Spanish Government). Artisan`s Quality Seal (Regional Government of Andalucia)