Alvaro Henrique is president-founder of the Associacao Brasiliense de Violao (BRAVIO) and the first South America Guitar Society partner of the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA). Dedicated to promoting the interest in the instrument and helping his fellow guitarists, Henrique has—since 2005—organized more than 100 BRAVIO events for colleagues including concerts, soirees, lectures, masterclasses, festivals and competitions.
From 2010 to 2012 he taught at the Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, and during this brief period had 12 undergraduate students awarded in competitions, playing in important cities such as Salzburg (Austria), and/or recording CDs distributed worldwide. Besides teaching, has also given lectures on career planning, musical expressivity, and study technique for musicians.
Alvaro Henrique holds a bachelor’s degree from Universidade de Sao Paulo, a master’s degrees from the Universidade de Brasilia and a Kunstliche Ausbildung degree from the Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg (Germany). He studied with Franz Halasz, Alvise Migotto, Bohumil Med, and Zilmar Gustavo Costa.