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2017 Events

March 8-10
Iowa City, IA
Residency – University of Iowa

  • The University of Iowa Alumni Piano Festival, Voxman Music Building

  • Lecture: Taubman Technique: Basic Principles

  • Lecture Recital: Ernst Mahle’s Musical Legacy in Brazil and his Pedagogical Works for Piano

  • Assisted by Dr. Alan Huckleberry

March 23
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Chamber Music Series

  • Southern University

  • Artistic Director

  • Recital Dr. James Alexander, Violin & Dr. Luciana Soares, piano (Nicholls State University)

  • DeBose Hall

April 15
Baton Rouge, LA
Adjucation- DeBose National Piano Competition

  • Southern University

April 21
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: pedagogy lectures

  • Piano Lab Room 137 for the Southern University

  • Assisted by Dr. Corey Knoll

  • Lecture: Lesson Planning: Setting up for a Successful Piano Lesson

    Presented by Aline Schmidt-Zawadowski (Hungary)

  • Lecture: Website Portfolio

    Presented by Dr. Margarita Denenburg (Heidenbrg University, Ohio)

  • Lecture: Recreation Music Making: A Brief History, Bios and Resources

    Presented by Dr. Brandon Bascon (Fresno City College, California)

April 25
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: Student Recital

  • Cibele Perusso (Brazil) Recital at the DeBose Recital Hall, Southern University

  • Program: Bach, Beethoven, Chopin

July 1-3
Piracicaba, Brazil
I Piracicaba International Piano Concerto Competition

  • Escola de Música de Piracicaba

  • Founder, Artistic & Pedagogical Director, & Judge

  • Website

July 4-11
Piracicaba, Brazil
IV Encontro Internacional de Pianistas de Piracicaba

  • Escola de Música de Piracicaba

  • Founder and Artistic & Pedagogical Director- presenter, performer, teacher

  • Website  

  • Lectures:

    Taubman Technique: Basic Principles

    Piano Pedagogy in America: Methods and Materials

    Distance Learning: Removing Studio Walls and Engaging Students from a Distance (with Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi – University of Colorado Boulder)

  • Panel of Discussions:

    Studying Piano in America: Difficulties and Possibilities

    Piano Studies in South America, United States, and Europe

    The Multiple Hats of Pianist’s Career

  • Recital: Ernst Mahle Works with Pianists and Guest Artists

July 26
Lombard, IL
Presentation Removing Studio Walls and Engaging Students from a Distance

  • 2017 National Conference of Keyboard Pedagogy

  • Assisted by Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi (University of Colorado Boulder)

  • Member of the Technology planning committee for the NCKP 2017

  • Member of the Piano Geeks –offering technology advice for piano teachers during the NCKP 2017

  • Website

July 27
Lombard, IL
Lecture Recital: Latin Fiesta: Pedagogical Piano Works from Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico

  • 2017 National Conference of Keyboard Pedagogy

  • Assisted by Dr. Jiovanni Rey –de Pedro (Samford University, Alabama) & Dr. Desiree Gonzales Garza (Brigham Young University, Utah)

  • Member of the Technology planning committee for the NCKP 2017

  • Member of the Piano Geeks –offering technology advice for piano teachers during the NCKP 2017

  • Website

August 6
Commerce, TX
Lecture: Online Piano Lessons: Making Meaningful Connections

  • Texas A&M University

  • Keyboard Wellness Seminar

September 25
Baton Rouge, LA
Recital: Re-Opening of Hayden Theater

  • Southern University

  • Program: Piano Works of Ernesto Nazareth

  • Website

October 3
Natal, RN, Brazil
III International Piano Festival of Natal & IV Piano Pedagogy Festival Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

  • UFRN’s Music School

  • Founder and Artistic & Pedagogical Director- presenter, performer, teacher

  • Website

  • Lectures:

    Distance Learning: Removing Studio Walls and Engaging Students from a Distance