Luiz Gustavo Pontes

Program Taught Piano, Music Theory
Levels Taught Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Styles Classical
Teaching Since 2013
Online or Studio Online

Luiz Gustavo Pontes began his piano studies at the age of 7 in Olinda, Brazil.
At the age of 13, he moved to Brasília, the capital of Brazil, where he studied music conducting and composition. In the same year, he started his pedagogical activities that played a crucial role in his academic education.
From 2008 to 2012, he studied at the « Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris,» where he became the pupil of Edson Elias and Jean Marc Luisada. Luiz Gustavo graduated from the « Cycle d'Enseignement Professional Supérier » with honors for his poignant musicality and remarkable technique. In 2012, he was admitted at the « Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris » as a pupil of Judy Chin. Still in 2012, after a rigorous selection, he was chosen among world class to integrate the virtuosity class of the renowned pianist Ricardo Castro at « Haute École de Musique de Fribourg,» in Switzerland, where he pursued a bachelor's degree in music with a specialization in piano and a Master Degree in piano pedagogy.
Currently, Luiz Gustavo Pontes lives in Portugal, where he is attending a Master's Degree in piano performance at the « University of Aveiro ».
He is constantly playing as soloist and as a chamber music pianist, having already performed in several European countries.
Concomitantly to his performing career, he cultivates an intense work as a piano teacher, an activity he considers extremely important for an artist's development.


Title Master of Music, and Master in Music Pedagogy
Conservatory / University / College Aveiro University, Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne,
Awards N/A
Languages Spoken Portuguese, French

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