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Jure Podvratnik     (Slovenia)

studies guitar in Graz (KUG) with Łukasz Kuropaczewski, Bachelor programme concert guitar - main emphasis music science and pedagogical studies - main emphasis improvisation. 
He attended masterclasses with P. Pegoraro, G. Söllscher, H. Käppel a.o.
He is a guitar teacher at J.J.Fux-conservatory Graz 
and at ZGŠ Ptuj (Slovenia), His students have gained many prices at national and international guitar competitions. He is one of the heads of Slovenian EGTA (European Guitar Teachers Association). He is mostly fascinated of chamber music with guitar.

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Eudoro Grade     (Portugal) 
studied with Piñeiro Nagy. Has developed his activity as a concert artist working between solo performances, Chamber music and Orchestra all over the country and abroad Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, Italy, England, Montenegro, Macau, China. Is a member of the Guitar Quartet Concordis having recorded the Cd “Encontros”. Recorded solo guitar four CDs: "Guitarra", “Sons da Memória”, “Caminho Latino” and “Christmas Songs”, the last one in duo with Diogo Grade. Is a member of the Guirimbadu Duo with Vasco Ramalho in Marimba and Vibraphone.
Teaching / lecture upon portugese music in Seckau on Sunday

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Johannn Palier
studied classical guitar at the Musikhochschule Graz. Laureate of the International
Guitar Contest in Volos (Greece). Recently he has retired from his teaching at the J.J.Fux Conservatory in Graz, many students have come in 1st prizes and good results at competitions. Success with popular music: „Opus“, „White Stars“ (records in gold and platinum status). 8 CDs with solo guitar and chamber music. Brandnew CD: “Violarra - Saitenspiel” with Daniela Hölbling - violin. Lecturer and jury member at international guitar festivals in Austria and abroad. Recordings for radio and television and concerts as soloist and chamber musician in many European, Asian and Central American countries

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Florian Palier
studied the guitar with his father Johann Palier and finished his studies with Álvaro Pierri
at the University of Music in Vienna with distinction. He won several first prizes at national and international competitions; 1st prize at the International Guitar competition in Enschede (Netherlands). Concerts, television and radio-recordings in many countries in Europe, in Japan,Taiwan, USA a.o.
Since 2012  
teaches guitar at the conservatory of music in Graz with students winning many prizes at competitions. Since 2022 he is also teaching guitar, counterpoint and tabulature at Gustav-Mahler-University Klagenfurt.
For many years he was teaching at the University of music in Vienna as assistent to Álvaro Pierri.    
CDs: Florian Palier - Castillos de España; “Poetry and Colours”, brandnew CD „Bach und Ich“.                                                  http://www.florianpalier.net                                                                          

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Georg Zopf                   (Graz / Vienna)

is playing guitar and lute / theorbo. Since a few years he is concentrating on music from the Renaissance and the Baroque. After studying guitar at university of Arts in Graz (KUG) including one year studying in triest with Frederic Zigante now he is studying the lute with Luciano Contini at Private University of music in Vienna, where in January 2022 he made his Bachelor degree with distinction.
He is teaching lute at J.J.Fux-Conservatory in Graz  and guitar at music school in Deutschlandsberg.
Artisitical engagements  with lute as a continuo-player  with special emsembles  (Tage der Alten Musik Pöllau, Les Goûts Réunis Amsterdam, Bachwoche Wien, Resonanzen Wien a.o.         
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studied guitar at conservatory Innsbruck, where she studied with Stefan Hackl and at the University of Music in Vienna with Álvaro Pierri, finishing all her studies with distinction.
Pricewimner at many national and international guitar competitions; she was a scholarship holder at Stipendiatin der Thyll/Dürr and Yehudi-Menuhin foundation.
Concerts in China, Taiwan, Lebanon, Czech republic a.o.
First CD "cómo el agua" in styles from classical music to Latin music and Jazz.
Next CD issue with Florian Palier: "Contemorary music from Styria".
She is a guitar teacher at music school in Linz.
                                                Teaching in Seckau on thursday