Aires Pinheiro

Aires Pinheiro began his musical studies at the Music School Vasco da Gama of Fornelo.

With fourteen years devoted himself to the study of the guitar as autodidact, receiving lessons in music theory with Professor Carlos Costa.

Studied with Professor Mario Adélio Amorim at the Academia de Música de S. Pio X in Vila do Conde, completing the Complementary Course Guitar with the classification of 20 values. During his journey in this Academy had a Scholarship of the Dr. Elias de Aguiar Foundation.

In 1999, he won the first prize at the National Guitar Competition Legatto.

Participated in master classes under the guidance of Artur Caldeira, Paulo Vaz de Carvalho, José Pina, Margarita Escarpa, Julius Kurauskas, Ken Murray, Josef Zsapka, Gunnar Spjuth, Franz Haslaz Betho Davezac, Alberto Ponce and Leo Brouwer.

Concluded at the Escola Superior de Música e das Artes do Espectáculo (ESMAE) a Bachelor  Degree in Guitar under the tutelage of Professor José Pina.

Obtained a Master's Degree in Teaching of Music - Guitar from the University of Aveiro under the guidance of Professor Paulo Vaz de Carvalho.

Teaches at Companhia da Música (Braga) and Academia de Música de S. Pio X in Vila do Conde.

Is regularly invited to direct master classes and conferences on topics related to the guitar.

Some of his students have won awards in national and international competitions for young musicians.

Currently attends at the Doctoral Program in Music - Performance Studies Area at the University of Aveiro


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