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Tiago Cassola

Tiago Cassola

@ Portugal

Bio

From Aveiro (Portugal, b. 1978), he soon became interested in music, studying classical guitar in his hometown conservatory with Carlos Abreu and Miguel Lélis, and in Lisbon with Paulo Amorim and Dejan Ivanovic. He completed his music degree in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Salamanca (Spain), under the guidance of Mr. Hugo Geller. With the Erasmus program, he also attended the Perugia Conservatory in Italy, with Maestro Leonardo de Angelis. He then obtained a master’s degree in music pedagogy at the University of Aveiro. He teaches guitar and guitar ensembles at the Conservatório de Música do Porto since 2010. He has a considerable concert career as well, both as a soloist and chamber music player. He intensively toured with the Baltar Cassola Guitar Duo in Portugal, France, Italy and Spain. He is also a soloist member of the Portuguese Guitar and Mandolin Orchestra (OPGB) since 2017, playing all over Portugal, but also Spain, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. He has also been a member of the juri of several national and international Guitar Competitions, such as Festival Internacional de Guitarra de Guimarães and Festival de Guitarra de Amarante.