He is on to something!

He is on to something!

Nuno Silva is one of those musicians that really inspire me. He plays beautifully the Oud and the Persian Santur (hammered Dulcimer) – and – he is not too shabby on the frame drums, let me tell you! For me personally it is a joy to hear him. I saw him for...
Who will join us?

Who will join us?

It was a joy to receive the visit of “Olavo Tengner Barros” here at GaitaMaker! Olavo is a wonderful flutist, teacher of modern concert flute at the “Porto Music Conservatory” and at the “Lisbon Superior School of Music”. He is also arguably the utmost specialist in...

Trad.folk music a daily part of people’s life

I was very glad that in the end I was able to find the time and make it. Even if just to attend the round-table about the subject – “Challenges of teaching traditional music”. How could I miss the “2º Encontro de Música Tradicional Portuguesa”, organized...

Opening ceremony World Music School Porto

The opening ceremony of the World Music School Porto (WMSPorto) at ARC, Art and Recreation Circle (CAR Círculo de Arte e de Recreio in Guimarães, Portugal) It was on the 16th October 2016, following the same model of the WMSHelsinki. Speakers included Pedro Aibéo,...