Guitars, synth-guitar, cavaquinho, bass-guitar,keyboards and
Doctor in Musical Arts (University of Southern California,
Master of Music (Performance Studio/Jazz Guitar, USC, 1999)
Bachelor of Music (Classical
Guitar, UFRGS - Brazil, 1995)
Music Course at Fundação Municipal de Artes de Montenegro (1976-87)
Lessons: Joe Diorio, Steve Trovato, David Oakes, Daniel Wolff, Antonio Carlos Cunha, Eduardo Castanera, Flavia Domingues,
Fernando Torres, Sid Jacobs.
Master classes and Workshops: Joe Diorio, Frank Potenza, Richard Smith, Pat Kelley,
Mike Stern, Scott Henderson, Mike Miller, Carl Shroeder, Frank Gambale, Mike Denny, John Pisano, Sid Jacobs, Abel Carlevaro,
Pepe Romero, Lisa May Fleming, Paulo Bellinati, Silvio Mehry, André Geraissati, Roberto Alceu, Eduardo Isaac, Marlos Nobre,
Celso Loureiro Chaves, Augusto Maurer, Edino Krieger, and many others.
of Southern California (since 1998)
Lutheran University of Brazil - ULBRA (1995)
Escola de Música Beethoven
Private studio (since 1985)
Immaculate Heart of Mary (since 2001)
Currently performing in the Los Angeles area, has appeared in places such as:
Warner Grand Theater,
Long Beach University, Cal State Northridge, Madri Theater, Alfred Newman Recital Hall, USC School of Music, Rose Bowl Stadium,
The Baked Potato, The Baked Potato Hollywood, PapaShon, The Gig, The Joint, The Lush, Coconut Teasers, The Whisky , Martini
Lounge, 14th Bellow, Opium Den, Moondog Café, Fais-do-do, and many others. Playing as a side-man has performed in Europe and
South America, counting more than 700 gigs, having done extensive studio work, and several music productions.
Live at USC - Angelo Metz (1999)
The Evolution Of... - Davis Waits (1999)
City of Lights,
City of Angels - The Aldeberts (1999)
Coisas Boas - Egisto 2 (1999)
As 15 Mais - Ipanema FM Collection (1999)
Ex-machina - Ex-machina (1998)
Coming - Ângelo Metz (1998)
Os Excluídos II - collection (1998)
Excluídos - collection (1997)
Agora Pode Ser o Tempo Todo - Colarinhos Caóticos(1996)
Brasil Compacto - collection
O Céu Que Me Destroy - Paulo Otávio e os Metralhas (1995)
Canta Montenegro - collection (1995)
USC - Scholarship for Doctoral Degree in Musical Arts, performance in Studio/Jazz Guitar, 2003/2004.
- Scholarship for Doctoral Degree in Musical Arts, performance in Studio/Jazz Guitar, 2002/2003.
USC - Scholarship
for Doctoral Degree in Musical Arts, performance in Studio/Jazz Guitar, 2001/2002.
USC - Scholarship for Doctoral
Degree in Musical Arts, performance in Studio/Jazz Guitar, 2000/2001.
USC - Scholarship for Doctoral Degree in Musical
Arts, performance in Studio/Jazz Guitar, 1999/2000.
APARTES - Full Scholarship for Masters Degree at University of
Southern California (CAPES - Brazil), 1998/1999.
APARTES - Full Scholarship for Masters Degree at University of Southern
California (CAPES - Brazil), 1997/1998