Alvaro Quisbert

Alvaro Quisbert is a talented arranger, charango player and composer from La Paz, Bolivia. After studying at Escuela Nacional de Folklore Mauro Núñez Cáceres in La Paz, he went on to receive his Bachelor of Music from Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana in Brazil. Alvaro is interested in exploring the sonic possibilities of the charango and expanding its reach, often electronically modifying the instrument in recordings. A specialist in Andean folk music, he is committed to exploring extended techniques and new innovative approaches to the tradition.