About this Artist
Guitarist PEDRO JÓIA began his classical guitar studies at age seven, and completed them at the Lisbon National Conservatory. He attended master classes in Spain with legendary guitarists Jerez de la Frontera, Paco Peña, and Gerardo Nuñez. He continued his studies with two other famed Spanish musicians, Manolo Sanlúcar and Sanlúcar de Barrameda. Pedro has worked frequently for the Portuguese theater, composing and arranging origial music for the stage. He has performed worldwide at concerts in Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Holland, India, Mozambique and Ivory Coast, as well as a special presentation in Macau with the Chinese Orchestra that showcased Portuguese and Chinese compositions.