Ariel is a passionate Brazilian guitarist with over 15 years of performing experience. With a broad repertoire which includes classical, latin, jazz and easy listening, he is able to enhance any event with suitable music. At the age of 18 he began studying classical guitar at the Conservatory of Tatui in Sao Paulo, one of the leading conservatories in Latin America. After leaving the conservatory, Ariel travelled to the USA and Europe before furthering his studies in the UK, where he studied flamenco and classical guitar at the Royal Academy of Music.
Ariel received his Undergraduate and Masters of Performance from the Royal College of Music, graduating with distinction and claiming first prize in the 2013 RCM Guitar Competition. He was an RCM scholar, supported by the Leverhulme and the Lucy Ann Jones scholarship funds.