Augusto Baschera, born in Ibiaçá-RS, in the south of Brazil, began his musical journey remarkably at the age of 4, immersed in a family that breathes music. This early influence played a fundamental role in his artistic development. Augusto's path is an inspiring journey of dedication, intensive practice, and a passion for music, with a commitment to convey emotion through his performances.
At the age of 14, still young, he internationalized his music, taking it to countries such as Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Mexico, where he participated in folk festivals in Latin America. In 2009, at just 17 years old, Augusto was awarded in various competitions and festivals as a composer, instrumentalist, and arranger, including the Festival do Passo, Seara da Canção, Cante uma Canção em Vacaria, and Canto de Luz.
In his academic journey, Augusto Baschera obtained a Bachelor's degree in classical guitar, completing it with the highest distinction. Furthermore, he earned a Master's degree in Performance from the Escola Superior de Música in Lisbon, Portugal. His musical excellence led him to be a guest soloist with the 'Orquestra Sinfônica ESML' in Lisbon in the year 2016.
As a composer and instrumentalist, Augusto has released three albums under his name. His first album, 'Palavra de Fantoche,' features the renowned international musician João Barradas. His second work, 'Grey City,' includes collaborations with the Azorean pianist João Bernardo. His most recent album, 'Tempos e Lugares,' has been acclaimed by the international improvised and contemporary music critics, receiving recognition from publications like Simply Jazz Talk, Jazziz, All About Jazz, Jazz pt, Caravan, and Latin Jazz.
Augusto Baschera is a member of 'MEDINEA' (MEDiterranean INcubator of Emerging Artists), under the direction of the 'Festival d'Aix-en-Provence' in France, where he participates in artistic residencies and tours across the European continent. Additionally, he had the honor of composing the soundtrack for the film 'MARIA,' which received the award for the 'best Brazilian short film' at the 'Independent Film Festival.'
Another notable aspect of his work is the development of the distance music teaching application and tool called 'Nosso Folclore App,' which was awarded in the 'Edital Criação e Formação Diversidade das Culturas' (Cultural Diversity Creation and Training Announcement).
Augusto Baschera's music has already resonated in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Spain, France, England, Italy, and Portugal. He has had the opportunity to perform in the most prestigious concert halls in cities like Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Zacatecas, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Salamanca, Sardinia, Paris, and London, thus leaving his mark on the music scene.