Mr. Gustavo Henrique de Francisco

Recorder Teacher

Gustavo Henrique de Francisco

SAA Member


São Caetano Do Sul, SP, Brazil
+55 (11) 4221-6235
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Studied recorder and oboe at São Caetano do Sul Arts Foundation. In his solo career as a soloist, was awarded in competitions highlighting the First Place in Recorder Contest Magda Tagliaferro (1994). He was a member of the Youth Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra, both in São Caetano do Sul. Participated in several music festivals and master classes honing his studies with expressive teachers as Ricardo Kanji(BR/NL), Pierre Hamon(FR), Pierre Boragno(FR) Gwenael Bihan(FR), Christoph Ehrsam(CH) and others, in 2000 began studying baroque oboe under the guidance of Professor Fernando Souza(BR/NL). In 2006 he founded the Quinta Essentia Recorder Quartet, performing tours in Europe (2009, 2010), China (2010) and Namibia (2012), released two albums, La Marca(2008) and Falando Brasileiro(2013) and organized three of the seven editions of ENFLAMA—National Recorder Meeting. In 2012 he began his teacher training in the Suzuki Recorder methodology, attending training courses for teachers in Brazil and Peru. Graded engineer and a photographer by passion, as a member and guest, contributing to the work of several chamber music groups such as Raro Tempero, Mosaico Harmônico and Audi Coelum in São Paulo, and Oficina Barroca in Campinas. He is currently performing in Quinta Essentia Recorder Quartet ( and interested in studying the recorder’s acoustic processes.