Osvaldo Gold is a well-rounded guitarist that enjoys performing for diverse audiences around the world. He started playing guitar and studying music at the age of 8 while enrolled at the Conservatorio Colon in his native Montevideo, Uruguay. At the age of 11 he began performing on stage in theater productions and Latin folklore groups. After graduating high school, he moved to Paris where he performed in many different venues around Europe.
Upon immigrating to the United States in 1982, he continued his studies in music and classical guitar while attending the University of California, Santa Cruz. Osvaldo has studied with world-renowned performers and pedagogues including Brian Head, Scott Tennant and Adam del Monte. He also participated in classical guitar summits and conventions with Pepe Romero, Ricardo Cobo, Bruce Holzman, Adam Holzman, Benjamin Verdery and others.
His beautiful tone and musicality are in full display through a repertoire that ranges from the Baroque period to contemporary composers from Latin American, European and American origin.
Osvaldo Gold performs as a soloist and is a previous member of the Providence Mandolin Orchestra and the Boston Guitar Orchestra. He is on the Board of the Rhode Island Guitar Guild and is a Development Director for the University of Rhode Island Guitar Festival. Osvaldo is also affiliated with the Guitar Foundation of America, the American Guitar Society and the Boston Classical Guitar Society. He lives in Newport, Rhode Island.