© 2018 by Rebeca Oliveira

BIOGRAPHY

Rebeca Oliveira is a classical guitarist from Madeira Island, Portugal. In July 2017 she completed her bachelor’s degree with a distinction in classical guitar, in the “Conservatório Superior de Música de Vigo” (Spain), under the guidance of Margarita Escarpa and since September 2017 she is a master student (specialization in Performance and Chamber Music), in the “Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar” (Germany), in the class of the renowned Professor Thomas Müller-Pering. In 2018 she published her first transcription for classical guitar: Carlos Seixas’ Sonatas 23 and 24 with Les Productions d’Oz and has become an Augustine Strings' Artist. 

 

She  started her guitar studies at the age of 15, in the “Conservatório Escola Profissional das Artes da Madeira – Eng.º Luíz Peter Clode”, under the guidance of  Pedro Zamora, completing the high school in classical guitar (2010/2013), with the highest grade.

In her resumé there is more than thirty masterclasses with world renowned guitarists as David Russell, Paolo Pegoraro, Marcin Dylla, Elena Papandreou, Roberto Aussel, Raphaella Smits, Tilman Hoppstock, Carlo Marchione, Ricardo Gallén, Sérgio Assad, among others.

           

In the field of competitions she won the “David Russell honorary prizes – for young talents” (2014) and the “Festival Internacional José Tomás – Villa de Petrer” scholarship (2014). In June 2016 she received 1st prize in “Concurso Internacional de Guitarra de Ourém e Fátima”. In 2017 she was awarded with 1st prize in the competition “Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga” (Bilbao, Spain) and “I Concurso Internacional de Guitarra de Vila  Nova de Cerveira” (Portugal).

 

  Rebeca Oliveira plays with a guitar made by the German luthier Dieter Müller (2016), plays with a Guitarlift support by Felix Justen and uses Augustine Strings