“For almost four decades, I have been building guitars and passionately exploring the history and development of this wonderful instrument. It is a crucial moment for me in the evolution of the guitar. I have been fortunate to meet many personalities in the world of classical guitar, although I consider myself self-taught in guitar construction.
He describes himself as self-taught, exploring guitar construction through a trial-and-error method. He received his initial instructions in making guitars from the luthier León Vargas in Medellín. Since then, Miguel has supplemented his knowledge through the internet and by reaching out to other South American luthiers, particularly those in Argentina.