«My greatest satisfaction, as a guitar teacher, is simply to share the taste of playing to my students. During their learning, I like to give them concrete and realistic goals to help them progress by developing their sense of musical intuition. »
Originally from Brazil, André Rodrigues distinguishes himself as a specialist in Brazilian traditional and classical repertoires. The beginning of his sixteen years of career took place in his homeland as an accompanist of instrumental and vocal music genres. Being a versatile musician, Rodrigues has performed on the stages of dance and theater, and has been awarded numerous prizes in national and international classical guitar competitions.
André Rodrigues holds a bachelor’s degree in Brazilian popular music from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil) and a masters degree in classical guitar performance from the Université de Montréal. He has been awarded several grants by the Conseil des arts de Montréal, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, and by the Canada Council for the Arts.