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2018 Events

January 3-7
Timóteo, MG, Brazil
I Encontro Internacional de Pianistas do Vale do Aço

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

  • Website

  • Lectures:

    Taubman Technique: Basic Principles

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

    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

  • Solo Piano Recital
    Program: Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Villa Lobos & Nazareth

  • Piano 4 hands with Clélia Iruzun (UK)
    Program: Mahle, Nazareth- Vieira, Escobar & Mignone

February 2
Baton Rouge, LA
Lecture: Teaching Lessons Online: Tools, Challenges, and Opportunities

  • Presented at MusicEd Connect Online Music Teachers Conference

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

  • Website

February 8
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: recital

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Program: Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Villa Lobos & Nazareth

February 9
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: lecture taubman technique: basic principles

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

February 15
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: guest recital

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Dr. Mauricy Martin (piano) University of Campinas, Brazil

  • Program: Mozart, Beethoven, Villa Lobos, & Rave

February 16
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: guest master class

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Dr. Mauricy Martin (piano) University of Campinas, Brazil

  • Students: Ryan Alexander, Nicholas Locket, Shawnte Floyd, Rodrigo Diniz (LSU)

February 17
Commerce, TX
Adjucation- Sonata/Sonatina Competition

  • Presented at University of Texas A&M

February 20
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: recital with guest pianist

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Assisted by Clelia Iruzun (piano) UK

  • Program: Mignone, Nobre, Child, Gottschalk, Escobar, Nazareth-Vieira, Mahle

February 21
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: Guest Master Class

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Clelia Iruzun, piano (UK)

  • Students: Henrique Borges (LSU), Darko Varga (LSU), Rodrigo Diniz (LSU), Ryan Alexander (SU), Nicholas Locket (SU), Jerrel Gray (SU)

February 22
Baton Rouge, LA
Guest Artist at Nicholls State University

  • Presented a Piano Recital at Nicholls State University for students, faculty and community

  • Assisted by Clelia Iruzun, piano (UK)

  • Program: Mignone, Nobre, Child, Gottshalk, Escobar, Nasareth-Vieira, Mahle

March 17-21
Orlando, FL
Release of the SuperScore Edition of Ernst Mahle’s Piano Concertinos

  • Presented at the Music Teachers National Association National Conference in Coronado Springs Resort for students, teachers, and conference attendees

  • Attending the Conference with students of the SUMTA Collegiate Chapter: Ryan Alexander, Stephanie Buxton, and Rodney King

March 22
Baton Rouge, LA
Su Piano series: Guest master class

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Dr. Micheal Gurt, piano (LSU)

  • Students: Ryan Alexander, Nicholas Locket, Rodney King

March 22
Baton Rouge, LA
Su Piano series: Guest Recital

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Dr. Micheal Gurt, piano (LSU)

  • Program: Haydn, Villa-Lobos, and Schumann

March 23
Baton Rouge, LA
Guest Recital

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Henrique Borges Gomes, piano & Natasha Sieczkowska, viola

  • Program: Brahms, Schumann, and Villa-Lobos

April 5
Baton Rouge, LA
Clarinet and Piano Faculty Recital

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Dr. Ben Redwine, Clarinet & Dr. João Paulo Casarotti, piano

  • Program: Weber, Poulenc, Kovac, and Gershwin-Redwine

April 14
Baton Rouge, LA
Adjucation- DeBose National Piano Competition

  • Southern University

April 18
Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, TN
Lecture: Online Piano Teaching: Making Meaningful Connections

  • Presented at the Online Learning Consortium Conference for attendees

  • Website

June 19-22
São Paulo, Brazil
Residency - Universidade Paulista (UNESP)

  • Presented at The University of Paulista for students, faculty and community

  • Lecture: Taubman Technique: Basic Principles

  • Piano Master Class

  • Clarinet Master Class

  • Recital: Duo Redwine & Casarotti

June 23
piracicaba, brazil
Residency - Orquestra FilarmÔnica Jovem de Piracicaba

  • Presented at The Societá Italiana for students, faculty and community

  • Clarinet Master Class

  • Recital: Duo Redwine & Casarotti

  • Website

June 24-29
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Residency - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

  • Presented at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro for students, faculty and community

  • Recital at Sala Leopoldo Miguez (UFRJ)

  • Piano Master Class

  • Lecture: Taubman Technique: Basic Principles

June 30-July 3
Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil
Residency – Festival de Musica da Chapada Diamantina

  • Presented at the Festival de Musica Chapada Diamantina for students, faculty and community

  • Piano & clarinet recitals with Ben Redwine, clarinet and João Paulo Casarotti, piano

July 4-6
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Residency - Universidade Federal da Bahia

  • Presented at Universidade Federal da Bahia for students, faculty and community

  • Recital at Museu de Arte Sacra da Bahia with Ben Redwine, clarinet and João Paulo Casarotti, piano

  • Lecture: Taubman Technique: Basic Principles

July 6-13
Campina Grande, Brazil
Residency – Festival Internacional de Música da Campina Grande

  • Presented at the Universidade Federal de Campina Grande for students, faculty and community

  • Opening Recital of the Campina Grande International Festival with Ben Redwine, clarinet and Joāo Paulo Casarotti, piano

  • Piano Master Class

  • Website

July 9-15
Piracicaba, brazil
V Encontro Internacional de Pianistas de Piracicaba

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

  • Website  

  • Program

  • Lectures:

    Taubman Technique: Basic Principles

    Online Piano Lessons: Making Meaningful Connections

    Taubman technique: Single Rotation

    Technique Clinic

    Taubman Technique: In and Out

    Taubman Technique: Shaping

  • Panel of Discussions:

    How to Study Piano in the United States

    Piano Studies in Europe and America

  • Recital:

    Ernst Mahle Piano Works

    Clelia Iruzun (Solo Piano) – Duo Ben Redwine (clarinet) and João Paulo Casarotti (piano)

October 22
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: Guest master class

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Dr. Alan Huckleberry (University of Iowa)

  • Students: Ryan Alexander, Nicholas Locket, Jerrel Gray

October 22
Baton Rouge, LA
SU Piano Series: Guest Recital

  • Presented at Southern University for students, faculty and community

  • Dr. Alan Huckleberry & Southern University Concert Choir

  • Program: Frederic Rzewski’s 36 Variations on “The People United will Never be Defeated