Gonçalo Cruz

Researcher | Designer | Musician | Educator | Maker

Musician

Music composer and guest musician on live and recorded performances

Maker

Maker of bagpipes & Woodwinds
 

Researcher

Doctoral Researcher in Music
The Redesign of Bagpipes

My workshops & Seminars

Over the last years, Gonçalo has worked with several educational institutions carrying out pedagogical, cultural & motivational seminars and workshops.
If you’re looking for a guest speaker or would like to hear more about his seminars, please send an email.

 

Music

Lessons and workshops

Learn how to play Bagpipes, 
Flutes & Whistles 
or join in with your music instrument and learn folk repertoire from Iberia

Project & Design

Tools that help you think.

Be it the remodeling of your own apartment, producing your new record album, drafting your scientific paper or designing your live performance.
In Design process, it’s all about getting something accomplished.

 

Well-being

Learn to be. . .

From Music to the Visual Arts, from Meditation to Martial arts, its all about transcending technique.
Thinking > Knowing > Being

Musician
by design…

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I’ve been connected to the arts since as far back as I can remember. I’ve never imagined myself doing anything other than creating “stuff”. How Music composition became an intrinsic part of “it all”, is something that took me a while to make sense of… However, since childhood having travel from Drawing to Painting, to Architecture, and ending up Making the very same musical instruments I play and compose with, has been an amazing ride. The more time passes the more everything seems to fall into place…

Latest News

Gonçalo writes for several media outlets, including the youtube channel GaitaMakerTV, or the Finndit.org initiative.
He also publishes articles and papers, that you can read here.

Quarenta Podcast with Pia Siirala

Quarenta Podcast with Pia Siirala

  Quarenta Podcast. 40 minutes chat around Music & Finland. Pia Siirala studied at the Sibelius Academy, the Budapest Liszt Academy and at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. She is concertmaster of Ensemble XXI, founded by conductor Lygia O’Riordan, with...

The Finnish Folk Flutes have now an Academy

The Finnish Folk Flutes have now an Academy

I’m very glad to announce that I have been invited to take part in the project “Folk Flute Academy Finland”. It’s a small team led by the wonderful musicians and pedagogues Kirsi Ojala, and Mimmi Laaksonen, in conjugation with a larger international team with...

Quarenta Podcast with Adriano Adewale

Quarenta Podcast with Adriano Adewale

"The Quarenta Podcast" means for 40 minutes of chat around Music & Finland On this episode we talked to Adriano Adewale,  a doctoral candidate researching on the performance of the Brazilian "Berimbau", at the Sibelius Academy - University of the Arts Helsinki. He...

Address

Helsinki – Finland
Porto – Portugal

Call

+358 45 251 87 27
+351 91 825 49 59

Email

Info@GoncaloCruz.com