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Daniel Wolff is acclaimed as one of Brazil’s most prominent guitarists. A versatile musician, in addition to his career as a performer, he acts extensively as a teacher, composer and arranger, which culminated in a Grammy Award.
Professor of Music at the Brazilian Federal University (UFRGS), where he created the Master and Doctor of Music Degrees in Guitar Performance, and a former guest professor at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, Germany, Wolff is in constant demand to teach courses in universities and music festivals in Brazil, Germany, Uruguay, Argentina, México, Bolivia and the United States. A Bachelor of Music from the Uruguayan University in Montevidéo, he was later awarded full scholarships from the Brazilian government to study in New York, receiving both Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees from the prestigious Manhattan School of Music.
Winner of guitar competitions in Brazil and the United States, he has performed widely in Europe, South America and the United States, where he appeared at New York’s Carnegie Recital Hall.
As an arranger and composer, he had his works performed and recorded by orchestras and chamber ensembles in Brazil, Argentina, Italy, Germany, England and the United States. His arrangements have been recorded by a variety of artists, culminating in a Grammy Award and twice the Açorianos Prize for best arranger. He has also written various prize-winning film scores and ballets. His music is published in Germany by Verlag Neue Musik, Tre Fontane and Trekel.
He has released several CDs in Brazil, Germany and Uruguay, featuring solo and chamber music, big band, as well as concerti with orchestra. These have received warm reviews worldwide, plus three entries for the Grammy Awards and a number of prizes in Brazil.