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With such wonderful people it gets easy!

I went to Lisbon, and made sure not to miss the latest edition of "Terreiro Gaiteiro" - the meeting project, that the Portuguese bagpipe association has been promoting for almost 8 years!!! It's sort of a session, schedule monthly, for musicians, pipe & drum students....

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 the first...

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 by “Cardo...

A visit to the World Music School Porto

Acting as the Chairman of the World Music School Helsinki, I've just visited Gonçalo Cruz at the home of the World Music School Porto (WMSPorto) and of the GaitaMaker. WMSPorto is the first of several planned schools following the same model as of Helsinki. The first...

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,...

 

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