Brazilian guitarist Felipe Garibaldi is an active performer, academic, and educator, having toured extensively through Brazil and the United States, presenting audiences with a varied and creative repertory, as well as mentoring students in their artistic pathways.

Garibaldi fosters innovation in the guitar repertory through premier performances and recordings, scholarly work, collaborations with composers, and through his own compositions. Some of his recent projects include the premiere performance in the USA and world premiere recording of the guitar works of Claudio Santoro, as well as articles, lectures. Felipe Garibaldi’s eclectic interests and skills have led him to thrive on the concert stage and in the recording studio covering different genres, being awarded with the Premio Nascente by the University of São Paulo, performing the music of J. S. Bach, as well as working as a session musician and arranger on many recording projects for Sony Music.

Having worked with and being inspired by great masters of the classical guitar – such as Leo Brouwer, Julian Gray, Manuel Barrueco, Sérgio Assad, David Russell, Fábio Zanon, Eliot Fisk, Henrique Pinto, and Gilson Antunes – Garibaldi has been mentoring guitar students for over 20 years. Garibaldi is currently an affiliate artist and faculty of classical guitar at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, a lecturer of guitar at Frostburg State University, and an adjunct lecturer at the Peabody Conservatory, where he is also a doctoral candidate in Guitar Performance.