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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