Classical Guitarist Remi Boucher was born in 1964 in Rouyn-Noranda (Québec Canada). He studied the classical guitar at the Montreal Conservatory with Jean Vallières and afterwards completed his studies in Spain (with J. Henriquez, J. L. Rodrigo, V. Mikulka, David Russell, M. Barrueco), in Belgium at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp with (V. van Puijenbroeck) and in Switzerland at the Basel Academy with O. Ghiglia. He is now living in Austria. Those travels would not have been accomplished without the aid of the "Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec" and the Canada Council, which not only offered him many grants, but the Sylva Gelber Award, making Rémi Boucher the first guitarist in 30 years to win this honor!
In addition to his many national and international prizes, in less than 18 months, Rémi Boucher has conquered Europe, America and Asia winning at the unanimously the first prize in five of the most important international music competitions. (Alessandria in Italy, Andrès Segovia in Palma de Mallorca in Spain, Havana in Cuba, Mauro Guiliani in Turin, and Fernando Sor in Roma).