Researcher | Designer | Musician | Educator | Maker
Music composer and guest musician on live and recorded performances
Maker of bagpipes & Woodwinds
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.
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.
Learn to be. . .
From Music to the Visual Arts, from Meditation to Martial arts, its all about transcending technique.
Thinking > Knowing > Being
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…
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.
I am extremely happy to give you the news! Our workshop counts now with a second Prusa 3D Printer machine. This time it is a filament machine, that allows us to print prototype pieces with more mechanical...
My good friend and doctoral colleague Krishna Nagaraja, has just finished an incredible research! The defence of his doctoral project - Polska Travels: Composing (at) the Crossroads - has happened today. In the folk music department, there is a tradition to...
Besides assisting me in the survey of Swedish Sãckpipas, Zexuan had quite a few interesting french bagpipes waiting for him in this collection. These items could help him shed light on his own doctoral research on the border pipes of England and Scotland. The...
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