Kristian Gusho

OneBeat Balkans Fellow

Producer, Violinist

Vlora, Albania

Kristian Gusho is one of Albania’s leading violinists, and is quickly making a name for himself as a composer and producer. A native of Vlora, Albania, he studied violin performance at the Hellenic Conservatory in Athens. Kristian is both a virtuosic classical player–winner of both the Andrea Postacchini Violin Prize and the Remember Enescu Competition–and a passionate ambassador of Albanian folk music. He has played with renowned Albanian songstress Juliana Pasha, and folk idol Sidrit Bejleri, and has a duo with his wife Eriola. At his studio in Vlora, he continually produces cutting-edge original music for his own albums and for other artists around the world.