Tiago Delgado currently works as a Teaching Artist at the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra-Sistema NB and Edward Said National Conservatory of Music/PMHU Novel Voices, as well as PCI at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Previous appointment includes Lecturer of Clarinet and Saxophone at Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Music for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Engaging with a variety of music communities in North and South America, his qualifications include fluency doubling on auxiliary clarinets as well as both historical and contemporary clarinet performance. Tiago has also served as a guest lecturer at the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Goiàs and Federal University of São João del-Rei (Brazil), a mentor for underrepresented musicians through Brazil's Fondução Comunitária Educational e Cultural (FUNCEC) de João Monlevade, and a teaching assistant at Kent State University and the University of Toronto.
Tiago collaborates regularly with a variety of ensembles in Canada, the U.S., and Brazil. His recent projects include participation as a chamber musician at the 21C Music Festival, Orford Winds, Ottawa Chamberfest, Stratford Summer Music, Toronto Summer Music, and Festival of the Sound-Parry Sound. He has also worked with internationally recognized composers Toshio Hosokawa, Gary Kulesha, Linda Catlin Smith, James Rolfe, and Linda Bouchard, and collaborated with renowned musicians James Summerville (Boston Symphony), Theodore Baskin and Stéphane Lévesque (Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal), Brian Current (Continuum New Music), and Johannes Debus (Canadian Opera Company), among others. As a soloist, Tiago performed Carl Nielsen's Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (Op. 57) with the Kent State University Orchestra (as winner of the Leopold Sipe Award for Excellence in Music Performance) and W.A. Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A Major (K. 622) with the Minas Gerais Federal University Orchestra.
Tiago is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Clarinet Performance at the University of Toronto (ABD). He has a Performer Diploma from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, a Master's in Music from Kent State University, and a Bachelor's in Music from Minas Gerais Federal University (Brazil).