Alfredo Machado, was born on April 30, 1960. Created within a family of masters, he has acquired throughout his childhood taste for the manufacture of musical instruments. Encouraged by his father, Domingos Machado and Professor sculptor Jorge Ulysses, at age 15 took its first steps in the construction of musical instruments. With the evolution of time, Alfredo Machado managed with great wisdom and intellectual mastery reach perfection in drafting these instruments, which allowed him to project its name nationally and internationally. Currently, he is working with his father in the workshop, developing innovative projects of instruments at the request of musicians and collectors. Also collaborates with his father in carrying out visits to Chordophones Museum and the manufacturing workshop of handmade instruments.