João Barradas (14 years old - Vice World Champion) Accordion
João Barradas (14 years old - Vice World Champion) Accordion João Barradas (Vice World Champion) in the world trophy 2006 playng "Sur un air de Migliavacca". Visite: www.myspace.com/joaobarrradas João Barradas (Vice- Campeão do Mundo)no Troféu Mundial de Acordeão tocando "Sur un air de Migliavacca". Visit: www.myspace.com/joaobarradas João Barradas, was born in Portugal, Porto Alto, Samora Correia in February, 1992. João began to learn the accordion at the age of 6, at Music School of Samora Correia, at the age of 7 entered IMVM in Lisbon and the age of 9 entered the 2d grade of The Official Accordion Course, having as a teacher Aníbal Freire, 2 times World Champion of Accordion. João finished The Official Accordion Course with 20 average (Max classification). The preparation for Internacional an Nacional Competitions is done, in France, with the prestigious professor Frédéric Deschamps. He is studying at Centro de Musica JB Jazz, having pianist Paula Sousa as instrument teacher. Actually studies improvisation and harmony with Pedro Madaleno. In Spite of being young, he has taken part at many shows and concerts: at The Maria Matos Theatre, The São Luis Theatre, The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, The Camões Theatre, European Concert at Jerónimos Abbey, Torre de Belém Concert, European Concert at The Belém Cultural Centre, the Concert at Noble Hall of National Conservatoire. He took part at The Internacional Week of Accordion Playing of Alcobaça, Internacional Gala in Faro (Faro the Capital of Culture), Concerts at Noble ...