Joined Mar 12 2015
59 years old
Arranger, keyboardist, composer, choir conductor and musical education teacher, he was born in 1958, Brasil, presenting at 13 years his first piano compositions in São Paulo, as Ruth Fraracio's student. At university passed by Electronics and Computers and studied with composers Koellreutter and Almeida Prado Harmony and Composition. Also did Electroacoustics and Computers with Pierre Boeswillwald, Conrado Silva and Michel Phillipot - in Contemporain Music Courses. Followed classic piano with André Tadeu Muller, electronic organ with Antonio Lanhoso and Choir and Conducting with Koellreutter and Benito Juarez. Improvisation followed then with arranger Aluísio Pontes. He graduated in 1984 in Artistic Musical Education, having founded and conducted many children choirs in schools. Initiating his compositions, went with Principius group to Cultura Tv, in Diogo Pacheco's program "An instant, Maestro". Founded a 12-channel environment, Referencial Studio, having recorded there and at shows with singers: Malcolm Roberts, Manolo Otero, Priscilla Ermel, Laura Finochiaro, Fernanda Porto, Vanusa, Hugo Santa Cruz, among many others. Played then Jazz and Popular Brazilian Music in dozens of nocturn houses. In 1992, lanched solo CD of Bachianas Brasileiras from H. Villa-Lobos, for synthesizers, and has presented itself with his Principius group in Crossover music (blending Jazz, Classical and Brazilian music). Was awarded by Brazil's Musical Association for his continuous contribution to Music. In 2004, made his debut in orchestral live composition, having being soloist in piano at São Paulo's Municipal Prefecture. He's been keyboardist in Hector Pace's Wedding group and Flavio Sandoval's Big Band. Conducted Embu's Way House Choirs and his Mexico Choir received 2nd place in a Teacher's Centre Contest, in São Paulo - having traveled with latter by Mexican Consulate till Brasília. Also shared, lately, Luther King Choir as madrigalist by Italy and Paraguay, having this group received best 2012 choir in São Paulo. He took a degree in Pedagogy and followed pos in Astronomy. Possesses ensemble, choral and orchestral compositions, with multiple arrangements, trying to deal - adequately - also with Hammond sonorities.