Fili Filizzola- works with ages 4 and up
• UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais), Belo Horizonte, Brazil - Bachelor of Music, Dec 2014
• The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, New York - 1 semester on a full scholarship, UFMG Exchange Program, Aug 2013
• 8 years working as a private guitar teacher in Brazil and the U.S. (Students ranging from 6 to 50 years of age).
• Numerous guitar courses for groups covering guitar technique, improvisation, theory and performance.
• A decade’s worth of experience performing and recording as a freelance guitar player with numerous bands and singers of differing styles.
• Multiple contracts performing on “Celebrity Cruises” cruise ships with my duo Brooklyn Bean.
• Arranging, recording/engineering/mixing and producing songs and videos for my duo “Fili & Kakes” at my home studio.
Honors and Achievements
• 1 semester full Scholarship to study at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York, NY.
• Awarded a $20,000 scholarship at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.
• BDMG Young Instrumentalist Award, 2013, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
• Bossa Nova, Samba and other Brazilian Styles
• Music Theory