Escuela de Dirección de Orquesta Navarro Lara2015 - 2016
Diploma coursework, Orchestra Conducting
Remote participation in this high level international Conducting program.
Alexander Podznyakov2012 - 2013
Private Studies, Composition
Almost two years Remote private instruction from this great composer.
Orchestration and numbered traditional Harmony..
UFRGS - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil2008 - 2010
Extension program, Orchestra Conducting
Student and four-hand corepetitor at this advanced conducting program.
Longy School of Music1995 - 1997
Grad Diploma syllabus, Cello, Early Music (Baroque Cello, Early Singing)
At the time, I performed as cellist with the Harvard Pops.
Concluded 6 years of Alexander Technique private training with the first trimester of the Teacher Training program, at the ATTC.
Later, I participated in a 6 week workshop in 'Portuguese Early Singing', at Longy.
University of Ilinois1991 - 1994
Bachelors of Music, Cello, minor Voice
Bachelors transferred from Brazil (UFRGS)
Voice as minor
UFRGS - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil1983 - 1989
Bachelors of Music, Music Composition with Piano, Voice and Violin
Long-term studies on Violin, Piano, Viola and Voice.
All Theories and Mus History, solo and Ensemble performances.
Outside university participated in College level paid Orchestras as first of second Violins, later as cellist, and Choirs.