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Guido Sanchez Portuguez, Classical Guitarist
Guido Sanchez Portuguez, Metal Guitarist
MAGIQ Illinois Guitar Quartet


Welcome to the official Solo Music Artist Portfolio of Dr. Guido Sánchez Portuguez. Currently a professor at the University of Illinois School of Music, Dr. Sanchez Portuguez directs guitar studies, Guitar Ensemble, Latin American Ensemble, teaches ear training and musicianship classes, and composes.  Experience his captivating solo performances, ensemble collaborations, and symphony orchestra appearances. Available for private events and weddings, Dr. Sanchez Portuguez is a seasoned professional dedicated to sharing his passion for music with the world.


Discover the musical journey of Dr. Guido Sánchez Portuguez, a dedicated and passionate music professional. Raised in the vibrant and diverse music scene of Desamparados in San Jose, Costa Rica, Guido rooted his musical journey in the midst of an active yet controversial death metal scene. Fueled by a profound love for the guitar, he transitioned towards classical music, ultimately earning a place in the doctoral program at the renowned Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Explore his music portfolio and get in touch with any comments or questions.

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"A most romantic artist who can evoke strong emotions from his audience"

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