Bruno Ferreira is a Portuguese guitarist born in Leiria, 1990. Bruno speaks fluent English and Dutch. He started to study music in 2004 at the “Escola de Música do Orfeão de Leiria Conservatório de Artes”, guided by Ilda Coelho and Sónia Leitão. After achieving his Bachelor’s degree with Margarita Escarpa at Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Vigo and Enno Voorhorst (Erasmus program at Royal Conservatoire in The Hague), Bruno recently finished his Master’s studies with Carlo Marchione at the Conservatorium Maastricht.
Recognized for his sensibility and passion for playing a highly varied repertoire, he was awarded with the first prize in the “Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Leiria 2012”. He also participated in masterclasses with worldwide known guitar performers such as Álvaro Pierri, Carlo Marchione, Costas Cotsiolis, David Russell, Elena Papandreou, Leo Brouwer, Paolo Pegoraro and Ricardo Gallén, amongst others.
His concert programs includes not only repertoire written for guitar, but also adapted for this instrument. His programs are based in the performance of masterpieces by great composers, such as J. S. Bach, Coste, Tárrega, Barrios, Asencio, Tansman and Ponce.
During his career, Bruno has been showing his commitment to music by performing concerts as a soloist and in chamber music groups around Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands. He has been contributing to the musical field not only as a musician, but also by sharing his knowledge with his students.
At the moment he gives piano and guitar lessons in Rotterdam at De Gitaaracademie, in Leiderdorp at Stichting Muziekonderwijs Leiderdorp and in The Hague BSO De Ooievaar.
Bruno is teaching Piano/Keyboard and Guitar lessons during afterschool hours