João Gaspar


From Leiria, Portugal, João Gaspar is granted with the Merit Award for Best Student at Escola Profissional Metropolitana and gets a Merit Scholarship to accomplish the Bachelor degree at Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra. In 2018 gets the Master Degree in Music Education at Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa. Gaspar released his first Album, Postcards, in 2021. Have been performing with many orchestras and ensembles as European Union Youth Wind Orchestra, The World Orchestra, Orquestra de Jazz de Matosinhos, Orquestra XXI, Orquestra d’Almada, Ensemble MPMP, Orquestra de Câmara Portuguesa, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa or Orquestra Gulbenkian. Have been guest teacher in several masterclasses, most recently at Panstwowa Skola Muzyzcna w Krakowie, na Polónia, or Guatemala Horn Festival. Gaspar is member of the Portuguese Air Force Band and teaches at Conservatório Regional de Artes do Montijo. As guest conductor he was invited to the Orquestra Sem Fronteiras and Orquestra Clássica da Madeira in 2020. João Gaspar is the author of the recognized children book Vila Compasso and “Sonho de Voar” educational project of the Portuguese Air Force Band, winner of the First National Defense and Equality Award from the National Defense Ministry.

Albums from João Gaspar