Bio

CURRICULUM VITAE

MR ZOLTAN PITO

Date of Birth:     8th August 1974

1974    Born in Transylvania

1977    First Stage Performance (2 yrs old)

1984    Classical Guitar Training begins

1989    First support band for Nazareth concert

1989   Founder member of MacAnimal

-    support for TOTO

-    support for Manfred Mann’s Earthband

-    support for Chris Jagger Band

-    support for Steve Lukather Band

-    support for Jon Lord (DEEP PURPLE)

1995 studied at Munich Guitar Institute – qualified with Diploma then gave guitar workshops in Austria and Germany.

Since 1995  Teacher of classical and electrical guitar and Youth Choir Leader at the Music School Neuhofen/Ybbs(Austria)

2004   attended the Vienna Conservatory and qualified with Distinction with a Diploma in Jazz Guitar and Jazz Song (key focus – educational theory), also qualified in half the time normally taken by students.

2003 – 2006 On tour throughout some of Austria’s High Schools with my project “MUSIC IS LIFE, LIFE IS MUSIC.

2009-2012 teacher of musical education, baroque flute and guitar at the BAKIP in Amstetten (Austria)

Influences -   Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Satriani, Volker Kagerer…

References – International Studio Production, Advertising Backing Tracks, Own Music Production, Guitar Workshops,
Bands – MacAnimal, King Size, Big Band Project, Still Unplugged, Exdream, Zoltan Pito Bossa Nova Quintet, Asi Son featuring Gina Duenas from Cuba, Composer of Musicals, Chamber Music and Symphony Orchestras, “The Trade feat. Zoltan PITO”…