B i o g r a p h y
Bradly Pupa is a classical guitarist from Ventura California. He is a multifaceted solo artist, teacher, and chamber musician. Bradly is currently the assitant director and arranger for the San Buenaventura Guitar Ensemble.
Mr.Pupa has encompassed a large variety of music in both his solo and chamber repertiore. Playing as soloist he has placed a large emphasis on Latin American music from composers such as Heitor Villa-Lobos, Agustin Barrios, Manuel Ponce, Leo Brouwer, and many more.
As a chamber musician Bradly has studied and performed a large range of works from a multitude of composers. Such works include composers such as Jeronimo Gimenez, Jacques Ibert, Astor Piazzolla, and Manuel Ponce. He has had experience playing with guitar duo, trio, quartet, and ensemble. He has also performed with other instruments such as voice, flute, piano, harpsichord, cello, upright bass, and orchestra.
Most recently his musical endevours with chamber music have been invested in the world premiere and recording of Nazcan by Javier Farias. This is an octet for eight guitars and two narrarators which was performed at the third International Biasini Guitar Competition and Festival. Mr. Pupa is also working up a program which features classical guitar with full chorus. This program is to include performances of What Sweeter Music by Robert Herrick, A Procession Winding Around Me by Jeffery Van, and solo classical guitar repertiore.
Along with being a performer Mr.Pupa has been an active teacher throughout Ventura County for the last four years. He teaches both privatley and in a group setting through the San Buenaventura Guitar Ensemble. He is currently teaching and performing out of the Bay Area.
Bradly is a current cantidate for his Bachelor's Degree at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music studying with Sergio Assad. He is presently preparing a solo recital for his degree.