Vinicius Linhares (or just “Vinny”) was laureate his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in music majoring in classical guitar. from the School of Music and Performing Arts at the Federal University of Goias (Escola de Música e Artes Cênicas (EMAC) da Universidade Federal de Goiás), in Goiania, Brazil.As Vinny was 18-year old, he won his first competition award, such as the first prize of the “1st National Guitar Competition at EMAC” in 2004, and an honor mention in the National Music Festival “Geração Furnas”, in 2006, both realized in Goiania, Brazil. Since 2003, Vinny had been teaching classical guitar and started teaching the ukulele as of 2012. He focuses on preparing his students to perform music in level of excellence which enables the students to be rewarded in renowned competitions, music festivals, as well as enroll into the best academic music programs in universities worldwide. In addition, he follows the program for the classical guitar designed by The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM).