Joseph Augusto Guimaraes was born in Recifé, Brazil and holds dual Brazilian and American citizenship. He started showing interest in classical music at the age of four and began studying the tuba at the age of nine. Mr. Guimaraes is a 2017 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow. As part of this lifetime award, Joseph was a recipient of an educational, and professional development stipend. He was awarded the first prize in the solo artist division competition of the 2017 North East Regional Tuba, and Euphonium Conference (NERTEC) held at Ithaca College, NY. He has also appeared as a featured soloist with the Florida Atlantic University Symphony Orchestra (2007, 2009), and with the Florida Atlantic University Wind Ensemble (2008).Read More
Joseph A. Guimaraes
The Mouthpieces for All Initiative
Mission Statement: To promote and encourage music education to youth while bringing focus and understanding to specific humanistic elements taught through music that can be synthesized into non-musical aspects of life.
The Valve Beanie
Are you tired of cleaning excess oil, water and dust from behind your instrument’s valve cluster, or even worse from your dress pants?
LET THE VALVE BEANIE WORK FOR YOU!
From the moment The Valve Beanie is installed it will begin to absorb oil and water keeping your instrument free from all debris and tarnishes linked to leaking liquids from your valve’s vent holes.