• -1978-
    He won the la sole seat summoned by the opposition contest to represent the young generation of Cuban guitarists in the "Primer Encuentro Internacional de Guitarristas de América Latina y el Caribe" (First International Meeting of Latin American and Caribbean Guitarists), arranged by Casa de Las Américas from Cuba.
    (Then he played the Twelve Studies by Héitor Villa-Lobos in the second part of the program, and six waltzes by Antonio Lauro and other works in the second)
  • -1979-
    First Prize of the International Guitar Contest of Esztergom, Hungary.
    Third Prize of the Alirio Díaz International Guitar Contest , Caracas, Venezuela.
    Mention in the First National Contest of Composition, Havana, Cuba. (didactical genre)
  • -1981-
    First Prize of the Chamber Music Contest at the Higher Institute of Arts in Havana
    ( piano-guitar duet).
  • -1982-
    Third Prize in the International Guitar Contest, Havana, Cuba.
    Awarded in the Francisco Tárrega International Guitar Contest, Benicasim, Spain.
  • -1983-
    Third Prize and Special Prize conferred by the Banca de San Paolo di Torino, Alessandria, Italy.
  • -1985-
    Honor Diploma in the María Canals Contest , Barcelona, Spain.
  • -1987-
    EGREM Award, by the Cuban best-seller classical music record
  • -1991-
    EGREM Award, for the record impotant cultural contribution.
  • -2002-
    EGREM Award, in the concert soloist category.