Duo Sudoeste are a versatile and engaging flute and guitar duo based in Bristol.
Clarissa (flute) trained at Wells Cathedral School and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she studied with Sarah Newbold and Ian Clarke. She has worked as a musician all over the world, from Kenya to Iceland via London and Abu Dhabi.
Hans (guitar) studied music with emphasis on classical guitar at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul-Brazil achieving highest distinction in his graduation guitar performance. He moved to the UK to study for his PhD and teaches at the University of Bristol.
The duo is available for functions in Bristol, Bath and the South West and offer classical and Brazilian music, as well as a selection of folk and popular tunes. They have worked in a wide variety of venues; everything from concert halls to pubs to centres for the visually impaired.
‘People felt compelled to listen’ – New Parnassus Club, 14/2/10