From Leiria city, Portugal, João Gaspar is granted with the Merit Award for Best Student at Escola Profissional Metropolitana and gets a Merit Scholarship to accomplish the Bachelor degree at Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra. In 2018 gets the Master Degree in Music Education at Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa.
As soloist had premiered in Portugal Brian Balmages Pele and Lee Actors Concerto for Horn and Band, a live recording to CD.
Have been performing with many orchestras and ensembles as European Union Youth Wind Orchestra, The World Orchestra, Orquestra de Jazz de Matosinhos, Orquestra XXI, Orquestra d’Almada, Ensemble do Movimento Patrimonial pela Música Portuguesa, Orquestra de Câmara Portuguesa, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa or Orquestra Gulbenkian.
Have been guest teacher in several masterclasses, most recently at Panstwowa Skola Muzyzcna w Krakowie, na Polónia.
Gaspar is member of the Portuguese Air Force Band and teaches at Conservatório Regional de Artes do Montijo.
Besides the amount of arrangements for many ensembles as well as pedagogical repertoire, has many original works as “A Project Ouverture”, 2013; “Vila Compasso”, musical, 2017; “Surprise”, 2017; “O Mundo Maravilhoso das Toupeiras”, 2018
João Gaspar is the author of the children book Vila Compasso.