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 from high school, he embarked on a three year adventure around Europe where he was a street musician in Paris and played in a number of Café-Concerts.
Upon immigrating to the United States, he continued his studies in music and classical guitar while attending the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he pursued a Bachelors of Arts degree in Computer and Information Sciences. Gold has studied with world-renowned performers and pedagogues such as Brian Head, Scott Tennant from the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and Adam del Monte and participated in classical guitar summits with Ricardo Cobo, Bruce Holzman, Benjamin Verdery and others.
He has a varied repertoire that ranges from the Baroque period to contemporary composers from Latin American, European and American origin. His trademark tone and musicality uplifts audiences around the world.
Osvaldo Gold performs as a soloist and is a member of the Providence Mandolin Orchestra and a previous member of 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 Providence, Rhode Island.