He is born in Santa Ana of State T¡chira, Venezuela, the 18 of April of 1952. He studies in the music school Miguel ngel Espinal of the city of San Crist³bal, being his first instructor of guitar professor Enrique Duque, continuing, withdrawing and obtaining his graduate of this specialty in June of 1976 with the signature of the distinguished teacher Rodrigo Riera.
Rafael Su¡rez, realised skillful class and advanced officer training courses in
Spain, France, Martinique, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, with the teachers Antonio Lauro, Alirio Diaz, Rodrigo Riera, Arturo Gonz¡lez, Oscar Giglia, Leo Brouwer, Abel Carlevar and David Russell.
Rafael Su¡rez has been the founder and director of the Basic School of Studies
Musical comedies, the one that takes its name, of the Athenian of the Municipality Cordoba.
The guitar and its Interpreters Encounter the International Antonio Lauro
National encounter cultural partner of homonymous towns of Venezuela. Philharmonic band Lino Mara Arellano.
Rafael Su¡rez has been an independent cultural promoter of great success, at the same time as university professor of guitar in the music school Miguel Angel Espinel (1,974 - 2007), basic School of musical studies Rafael Su¡rez (1,979 to 2,005), School of Music Santa Cecilia of the Outcry (1.982), at the same time as he is acting as member and president of juries in national and international contests in Chile, Ecuador, Martinique and Venezuela, offering periodically
conferences and factories on the guitar and its interpretative technique. Rafael Su¡rez, has offered concerts as soloist and of camera, chats, conferences and seminaries, in diverse centers and celebrated national and international events in Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, France, Martinique, Mexico and Venezuela.
Publications: The guitar and its future interpreters, Method of initiation.
Musicians of Santa Ana, Nº1 Album.
Triptyches 1, 2, 3, contentivo one of fifteen compositions: Valses, Serenades, Songs, Prelude, Bambuco.
Triptych Nº4, Contradanza, Serenade, Valse.
Album Three valses Venezuelan.
At the moment it is Integral Guitar of the Rondalla Pulse and Prong Resistances of Parla Madrid and Guitarra First of the Orchestra of Guitars of Madrid.