Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Brazilian Voices and BMI are joining voices once more! 

🎶 The Concert  “Ella – Jazz Across Cultures”  (October 20-23) will celebrate a unique collaboration with the Brazilian Voices and the UF – Brazilian Music Institute.

“We are thrilled for this great opportunity and partnership. We are promoting the music of Ella Fitzgerald celebrating the work of Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim in a series of workshops, table discussion, and concerts.

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🎶 Brazilian Voices is celebrating its 20 anniversary with “EU CANTO!”

Brazilian Voices is bringing a new soulful sound to fans & followers with the release of its long-awaited original EP (extended play/digital album), “EU CANTO!” (“I Sing!”). 
 
“EU CANTO!” comprises 4 tracks of slow Samba and Bossa Nova songs with original voice arrangements, accompanied by acoustic guitar, cavaquinho, piano, shakers, cajon and tambourine. 
 
For the production of this EP, singers recorded their voice tracks on their phones individually. Voices and backgrounds were later mixed at the BV’s home studio during the pandemic. 

 

Great News!

Since Wednesday, May 19 2021 Brazilian Voices Arts & Healing team was back with live, in person performances at the Baptist Health – Miami Cancer Center

Next performances at this beautiful hospital are scheduled for the following dates:

  • Friday, October 29 at 11:30 am
  • Wednesday, November 17 at 11:30 am

Upcoming Virtual Performances

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Zoom Link (tbd): 

  • tbd

Amazonas

Amazonas Postponed In a partnership with the city of Aventura, Brazilian Voices returns to the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center to present the concert Amazonas. A special selection of works highlighting the group’s noted strengths: powerful interpretation, rich harmonies and a passionate approach. There is a delightful fluidity and warmth to their singing in a […]

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Quiet Bossa

Quiet Bossa: sensory friendly concert Postponed This program is a one-hour, interactive performance piece, and will include a soothing bossa nova and jazz repertoire, designed to inform and entertain in a quiet mood with the accompaniment of soft percussion instruments which will be distributed to the audience. The performance will combine artistic media projection with […]

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Singing at Sylvester

Postponed Brazilian Voices will bring the repertoire of BossaNova with harmonic voices and live musicians to the public of Miami at the beautiful outdoors Sylvester courtyard.“Singing at Sylvester” is part of Brazilian Voices’ Arts & Healing Program, which brings monthly performances to staff, caregivers and patients at their bedside, inside the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center .The […]

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Quiet Bossa

Quiet Bossa: sensory friendly concert

Postponed

This program is a one-hour, interactive performance piece, and will include a soothing bossa nova and jazz repertoire, designed to inform and entertain in a quiet mood with the accompaniment of soft percussion instruments which will be distributed to the audience. The performance will combine artistic media projection with live music provided by the group’s talented singers and one Brazilian guitar player. Benefits include: improved well-being and vitality, and lessened anxiety, stress, as well as exposure to an international musical experience. Don’t miss it! When:
  • Postponed, date to be determined
Where:
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Abdo New River Room
  • 201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
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Singing at Sylvester

Postponed

Brazilian Voices will bring the repertoire of Bossa
Nova with harmonic voices and live musicians to the public of Miami at the beautiful outdoors Sylvester courtyard.
“Singing at Sylvester” is part of Brazilian Voices’ Arts & Healing Program, which brings monthly performances to staff, caregivers and patients at their bedside, inside the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center .
The concert is open and free to the general public. Brazilian Voices is happy to share the best of Brazilian music and is grateful to Miami-Dade for the opportunity to serve its community.

When:

  • Postponed, date to be determined

Where:

  • Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Courtyard
  • 1475 NW 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33136 (click for map)
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Amazonas

Amazonas

Postponed

In a partnership with the city of Aventura, Brazilian Voices returns to the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center to present the concert Amazonas. A special selection of works highlighting the group’s noted strengths: powerful interpretation, rich harmonies and a passionate approach. There is a delightful fluidity and warmth to their singing in a poetic tribute to the rainforest.

When:

  • To be determined

Where:

  • Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
  • 3385 NE 188th Street
    Aventura, FL 33180 (click for map)
 
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Brazilian Music Celebration – Arizona

As part of the Focus Brasil Awards Ceremony that took place in Phoenix, Arizona on October 12, 2019, Brazilian Voices had the pleasure of performing at the Brazilian Music Celebration Concert, and if you’re looking for more concerts, you can find a Hadestown tour which can help with this a lot.

Brаzіlіаnѕ lоvе thеіr muѕіс, thе rhythms оf Bossa Nova, Sаmbа and mоdеrn bеаtѕ flоwіng thrоugh their veins. Music is something thаt has wоvеn tоgеthеr іtѕ culture аnd thе dіffеrеnt roots of the соuntrу’ѕ рорulаtіоn. Today, Brazil’s music is often сеlеbrаtеd аbrоаd vіа іtѕ fаmоuѕ carnival and іtѕ offshoots аrоund thе wоrld. However, аn еаrlу fоrеіgn еxроrt wаѕ thе mellow tеmроѕ оf Bossa Nоvа, whоѕе tempo ѕtіll rеvеrbеrаtеѕ thrоugh раrtѕ оf the Zоnа Sul, namely Cорасаbаnа, Iраnеmа аnd Lеblоn, thе hub of Bossa Nоvа muѕіс. Thіѕ history оf Brazil’s muѕіс аnd nіghtlіfе іѕ еxрlоrеd оn our Lара Night Tоur: Sаmbа аnd Cаіріrіnhаѕ, оr you саn аlѕо experience іt аt fіvе of our fаvоrіtе muѕіс venues іn thе nеіghbоrhооd.

Wаnt tо lеаrn more аbоut musical аnd сulturаl traditions frоm асrоѕѕ thе glоbе? Cоnѕіdеr joining оur Context Cоnvеrѕаtіоnѕ. Our lосаl еxреrtѕ аnd scholars lead еngаgіng, іntеrасtіvе vіrtuаl seminars and courses that brіng сulturаl еxреrіеnсеѕ tо your living rооm.

This concert took place at the impressive Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix and counted with the presence of Guilherme Arantes, Brazilian Voices, Ivo de Carvalho and Eduardo Mendonça.

A trір thrоugh Brаzіlіаn music wоuldn’t be соmрlеtе wіthоut venturing оvеr to Lapa. Uѕuаllу mоrе connected tо Sаmbа, thіѕ сulturаl аrеа of the сіtу (fеаturеd оn оur Bоhеmіаn Rio wаlk), іѕ a hub of Rio’s nіghtlіfе. Vіrtuаllу every evening, thе streets соmе alive wіth bustling bars, mаnу featuring live music. Thе Carioca dа Gema іѕ оnе оf thеѕе where уоu саn еnjоу ѕоmе еxсеllеnt lосаl musical tаlеntѕ, оftеn Bоѕѕа Nоvа or Sаmbа. Eіthеr wау, the muѕіс wіll hаvе уоu tарріng your fееt to thе rеаl beat of tоdау’ѕ Brаzіl. (Ruа Mеm dе Sá 79, Lара)

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Ella

Jazz Across Cultures – Brazilian Voices Concert

The Jazz Age was a cultural phenomenon that originated in the US, but soon made its way across the world.

Brazilian Voices portrayed how jazz influenced Bossa Nova, or Brazilian Jazz, and how this genre made its way back to the US. 

This sold out concert was performed at the Broward Center for the Performing on May 24, 2019 and celebrated Ella Fitzgerald among other artists.

Special Guests: Jorge Sosa (Keyboard), Augustin Conti (Bass), Pill Fest (Guitar), Goetz Kujack (Drums) and Melo Groove Steel Orchestra.

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Brazilian Voices @ Weston World Fest

Brazilian Voices was honored to join the fourth annual Weston World Fest which celebrates international culture, cuisine and entertainment.
This year’s Fest featured a theme of “Stage & Screen”, highlighting movies, music, theater and performances from around the world. Visit booths representing 20 different countries, with a passport challenge for students. Area restaurants sold authentic international cuisine, while onstage a variety of award-winning international live performances by artists, dancers, singers and musicians, including Brazilian Voices, brought the theme of Stage & Screen to life. Winner of Best Cultural Event 2016 and 2018.

Brazilian Voices was happy to perform and share music and culture during this amazing, relaxed and free performance at Weston Regional Park.

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Brazilian Voices Jazz & Samba

For this beautiful concert, Beatriz Malnic and Loren Oliveira, Brazilian Voices’ artistic directors, have chosen works that highlight the group’s strengths, and feature their fluidity and warmth through singing. The program demonstrated the group’s powerful interpretation, rich harmonies and passionate approach to Brazilian jazz and samba, while also including joyful music performed by wonderful international musicians.

This concert took place on January 18, 2019 at the Boca Black Box Center for the Arts.

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“Amazonas” – A Brazilian Voices Concert

Award-winning vocal group Brazilian Voices presented “Amazonas” – a musical tribute to the rain forest. The audience njoyed the fluidity, warmth, and passion that are trademarks of the group’s rich sound.

Original vocal arrangements by Beatriz Malnic gave a special flavor to celebrated brazilian songs.

This concert was performed at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre on September 7, 2018.

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Terra Brasilis: From Choro to Jazz

Brazilian Music Institute Workshop.

The University of Florida’s (UF) Brazilian Music Institute (BMI) gathered outstanding Brazilian musicians for an intensive week of instruction May 14-19, 2018. This year’s BMI, took place at the New World School of the Arts – Music, and provided unique opportunities for singers, guitarists, percussionists, drummers, pianists and other instrumentalists to study with exceptional musicians such as: Welson Tremura, Larry Crook, Vadim Arsky, Beatriz Malnic, Nestor Torres, Hercules Gomes, Tabajara Belo, James Gasior, Aaron Colverson and the Brazilian Voices. BMI featured daily rehearsals and group lessons in Brazilian instrumental music as well as a concluding concert on Saturday, May 19 entitled Terra Brasilis: from Choro to Jazz, featuring the guest artists and selected BMI participants.

The event took place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the New World School of the Arts – Music, Wolfson Campus Auditorium, Miami, Fl.

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Colors of April

Brazilian Voices Concert: Colors of April.

Celebrating Women & Spring with their rich harmonies, powerful interpretations, and passionate approach, Brazilian Voices performed hits by Marisa Monte, João Gilberto and Carmem Miranda. 

This concert took place at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on April 27, 2018. It counted with the fabulous performance of Nestor Torres as a special guest.

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Cabaret

Click to view the Cabaret Photo Album.
Photo Credits: Ronira Fruhstuck.
 
The Brazilian Voices Concert Cabaret was a high energy fundraising event that took place on December 1, 2017, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The sold out show presented powerful interpretations and original vocal arrangements of popular Brazilian songs, ranging from high energy rhythm of Sambas and Choros, to smooth and melodic Bossa-Nova tunes. The highlight of the evening was the impeccable and extraordinary performance by Latin Grammy Award winner flutist Nestor Torres. His renditions of “Brasileirinho” and classical Brazilian Jazz captivated the audience in an interactive cabaret style.

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Brazilian Film Festival 2017

Brazilian Voices presented its short documentary and performed two songs at the 21st Brazilian Film Festival at Regal South Beach in Miami on September 23, 2017. The group was accompanied by Brazilian guitar player Ivo de Carvalho during the opening for the screening of the movie “ELIS”.
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19th Annual Family Cafe

Family Cafe

Brazilian Voices performs for the 4th consecutive year at the Annual Family Cafe Summit in Orlando, an event for hundreds of Floridians with disabilities and their families, engaging with State Agencies and policy makers to better serve them. Once again, Brazilian Voices reaches out to various communities in Florida with their soothing voices, kindness, joy and professionalism.
For more information about The Family Cafe, please visit http://www.familycafe.net/

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Brazilian Music Institute

Brazilian Music Institute WorkshopThe University of Florida’s (UF) Brazilian Music Institute (BMI) gathered outstanding Brazilian musicians for an intensive week of instruction May 22-27, 2017. Thanks in part to a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, BMI expanded its reach and impact through a partnership with Broward College to bring BMI to South Florida. This year’s BMI, took place at Broward College and provided unique opportunities for singers, guitarists, percussionists, drummers, pianists and other instrumentalists to study with exceptional musicians such as: Sinhô Francisco, Cesinha, Ulisses Rocha,Welson Tremura, Larry Crook, Vadim Arsky, Alex Berti, Jason Hainsworth, Mike Orta, Scott Wilson, Beatriz Malnic, and the Brazilian Voices. BMI featured daily rehearsals and group lessons in Brazilian instrumental music as well as a concluding concert on Friday, May 26, 2017 in Bailey Hall (Davie) entitled Terra Brazil meets Jazz featuring the guest artists and selected BMI participants.

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