​​                                                   EDUCATION

Master Degree in Music– Indiana University Jacobs School of Music                                               2012-2015

  • Awarded the Jacobs Scholarship and Fellowship - Full Scholarship to Major in Piano Performance

  • Piano instructor: Arnaldo Cohen

  • Outside Area: Choral Conducting and Orchestral Score Reading

  • Extensive experience as piano accompanist at the instrumental studios of Jeff Nelsen, Mauricio Fucks, James Campbell, Atar Arad and vocal studios of Carol Vaness and Andreas Poulimenos

  • Piano accompanist for the conducting class in contemporary music taught by Dr. David Dzubay

Performer Diploma – Indiana University Jacobs School of Music                                                      2011-2012  

  • Awarded the Jacobs Scholarship and Fellowship - Full Scholarship to Major in Piano Performance

  • Piano Instructors: Arnaldo Cohen and Jean-Louis Haguenauer. Jazz instructor: David Baker

  • Extensive experience as piano accompanist for the instrumental studios of Kvork Mardirossian, Peter Stumpf, Howard Klug and vocal studio of Robert Harrison.

  • Voice lessons with Carol Vaness; Chamber Music lessons with Emile Naoumoff and Edmund Battersby; Classes in Music History; Dance and Body Alignment.

Bachelor in Music - University of São Paulo, Brazil                                                                           2005-2010 

  • Major: Piano Performance

  • Piano Instructors: Eduardo Monteiro and Luciana Sayuri Shimabuco

  • PIBIC Scholarship for Scientific Research in Music

Music Conservatory  – Fundação das Artes de São Caetano do Sul, Brazil                                        1994-2004

  • Major: Piano Performance. Classes where divided in following categories: Harmony, Counterpoint, Rhythmic Organization, Sight Singing, Choir, Chamber Music, Music History.

  • Piano Instructors: Marisa Rosana Lacorte, Alexandre Zamith, Rogerio Zaghi, Luciana Sayuri Shimabuco



                                               PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Piano Accompanist – Christopher Newport University.                                                                    2019-2020

  • Hired through independent hourly contract in both the Music and Theater Departments.

  • Duties include accompanying Auditions as well as the University Chorale conducted by Dr. John Irving; accompanying choir conducting lessons and performing with vocal students (Classical and Musical Theater).

  • Faculty I worked with: Dr. Rachel Holland, Dr. John McGuire, Dr. Collin Ruffer, Mr. Hunter Torggler and Mrs. Amanda Cullin.

Piano Faculty - Hampton Academy of Music, Dance and Drama Inc.                                               2019-2020

  • Pre-college piano teaching.

Musical Theater Rehearsal Pianist and Performer – Hampton University.                                                  2019

  • Rehearsal pianist and four performances of Musical Ain't Misbehavin by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr. (1978) with the Hampton Players.

Piano Faculty – Music on the Square – Greencastle, IN.                                                                    2018-2019

  • Coordinator: Mark Rabideau. DePauw University’s community teaching and pre-college program.

Orchestral Pianist – Bloomington Symphony Orchestra – Bloomington, IN.                                     2017-2018

  • Conductor: Alejandro Gómez Guillén. Duties included performing the piano part of orchestral repertoire.

​Part Time Piano Accompanist – DePauw University                                                                          2015-2019

  • Coordinator: Dr. Amanda Hopson. Duties included accompanying instrumental and vocal studios in lessons, recitals, recordings and competitions.

  • Pianist and substitute teacher at vocal technique class for beginners.

Piano Faculty - Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Young Pianists Program.                      2014-2019

  • Coordinator: Dr. Karen Taylor. Teaching students 4 -18 years old.

  • Duties included being responsible for all Neurodiverse students with Asperger Syndrome, Autism, ADHD, ODD, Dyspraxia or any Pathology.

Piano Practicing Counselor - Indiana University Summer Piano Academy                                        2014-2019

  • Coordinator: Dr. Karen Taylor. Duties include practicing coach all students for three weeks during IU’s summer piano program, average 60 piano students total every year, ages 10-18yo.

1st and 2nd Indiana University Tanguero Summer Workshop for Musicians                                      2014-2015

  • Organizer, Piano Faculty and Tango Quartet in Residence with

Rehearsal Pianist – Theatro Sao Pedro. Sao Paulo, Brazil                                                                            2011

  • Opera Carmen by Georges Bizet.

Recording Pianist - JukeBox Music Studio, Sao Paulo, Brazil.                                                                    2010

  • Piano recordings for movies and TV series.

Piano Accompanist and Choir Conductor –Projeto Guri Santa Marcelina. Sao Paulo, Brazil.           2009-2010

  • Largest music education program of São Paulo, focused on teaching underprivileged students ages 8-18.

Production Coordinator - Fundação Maria Luiza and Oscar Americano. Sao Paulo, Brazil               2008-2010

  • Chamber Music Series Production Coordinator.

Piano Accompanist - Private studio of Tenor Benito Maresca, Sao Paulo, Brazil.                              2008-2009

Piano Accompanist - International Music Festival of Londrina. Parana, Brazil.                                          2007

  • Duties included accompanying conducting classes of maestro Daisuke Soga, as well as singers and instrumentalists in lessons and performances.

Music Teacher - Estação Especial da Lapa, São Paulo, Brazil                                                            2006-2007

  • Specialized instruction working with neurodiverse students of all ages, also including physical disabilities, cerebral palsy, blindness and deafness.

Rehearsal Pianist and Performer –Teatro Abril, São Paulo, Brazil                                                      2005-2008

  • Full Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon ( more than 200 performances); as well as rehearsal and auditions pianist.


                                             COMMERCIAL RECORDINGS

  • Williams, Soro & Holguín: Violin Sonatas – A XX Century collection of Sonatas for violin and piano from Argentine, Chile and Colombia; recorded with violinist Madalyn Parnas. Label Acqua Records (Naxos Direct) Released in 2020. Music by composers: Alberto Williams, Guillermo Uribe Holguin, Enrique Soro Barriga.

  • La Marca de Fuego. Traditional Argentinean Tango with Quarteto Tanguero. Label Tanguero Inc. Released in 2015. Three Tandas in the style of Carlos Di Sarli and Rodolfo Biagi.

  • Danza del Parque de Las Acacias. A Collection of Solo Piano Music from Mexico and Brazil.             Label IU-Music.  Released in 2013.   Music by composers: Gabriela Ortiz, Edino Krieger, Francisco Cortez-  Alvares, Marlos Nobre, Ronaldo Miranda, Ernst Mahle, Edson Zanpronha,  Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Villa- Lobos, Eduardo Dutra.

                                            AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS


  • Award Excellence in Teaching – 2018 Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition.                  2018

  • $10.000 Scholarship to participate at the BNDES International Piano Competition.                          2014

  • $20.000 Scholarship provided by Brazilian businessman Renato Abreu.                                  2013-2014

  • Barbara and David Jacobs Fellowship. Seven semesters of full tuition at Indiana University.  2011-2014

  • Indiana University Scholarship of Excellence Award.                                                                2011-2012


                                                 MUSIC COMPETITIONS

  • 1st Prize Winner. II Latin American Music Recording Competition. Jacobs School of Music.             2012

  • 2nd Prize Winner. Mozart Piano Concerto Competition. Jacobs School of Music.                                2012

  • 1st Prize Winner. Bauru/Atlanta Piano Competition. Atlanta, USA`                                                      2010

  • 1st Prize Winner and a prize for Best Brazilian Music Interpreter – I National Piano Competition “Luiz Thomaszeck”. Minas Gerais/Brazil.                                                                                                        2009

  • Prize Winner.  I CMU Young Soloists Competition. University of São Paulo, Brazil.                           2009

·       3rd Prize Winner and a Prize of Best French Music Interpreter – Grand Magda Tagliaferro Piano Competition                                                                                                                                                     2009

·       1st Prize Winner. X Latin American Artlivre Competition. Sao Paulo, Brazil.                                     2007

·       1st Prize Winner. I National Chamber Music Competition. Londrina/Brazil.                                       2006

·       1st Prize Winner. XVIII Chamber Music Artlivre Competition, Duo Cantabile.                                  2005

·       2nd Prize Winner and a Prize for best Brazilian music interpreter - Semana Guiomar Novaes Piano Competition, Brazil.                                                                                                                                       2003

·       1st Prize Winner.  IV Cubatão Piano Competition. Chamber Music Cathegory.                                  2003

·       1st Prizes Winner in three different categories of the XVIII Artlivre Piano Competition. First Prize at Brazilian Music Category. Young Talents Category. Beatriz Balzi Category.                                               2002

·       2nd Prize Winner. III National Brazilian Music Competition of Tatuí.                                                 2002

·       Special Honor Prize at the II Semana Guiomar Novaes Piano Competion.                                          2002

·       1st Prize Winner in two categories of the III Maestro Rodrigues Tavares Piano Competition.            2002

·       2nd Prize Winner. IX Magda Tagliaferro Piano Competition. Brazil.                                                   2002

1st Prize Winner. XIV Artlivre Piano Competition. Brazil.                                                                           2001

·       2nd Prize Winner and a prize for best Brazilian music interpreter at the XV Brazilian Young Interpreters Competition. Brazil.                                                                                                                                        2001

·       2nd Prize Winner . XIII Artlivre Piano Competition. Brazil.                                                                 2000

·       1st Prize Winner. IX Souza Lima National Competition. Brazil.                                                           2000

·       1st Prize Winner. VIII Magda Tagliaferro Piano Competition. Brazil.                                                  2000

·       2nd Prize Winner. II Nacional Piano Competition of São Caetano do Sul. Brazil.                                2000

·       1st Prize Winner. XVI “Paulo Gionanini" Piano Competition. Brazil.                                                  1999

·       1st Prize Winner. XII Artlivre Piano Competition. Brazil.                                                                     1999

·       1st Prize Winner. V “Maestro Spartaco Rossi” Brazilian Music Competition. Brazil.                          1999

·       1st Prize Winner. National Piano Competition of São Caetano do Sul. Brazil.                                     1999

·       1st Prize Winner. VI Magda Tagliaferro Piano Competition. Sao Paulo, Brazil.                                   1997

·       1st Prize Winner. V Ourinhos National Piano Competition. Brazil.                                                      1996

·       2nd Prize Winner with Honors. “Ourinhos” National Piano Competition. Brazil.                                1995

·       1st Prize Winner. - "José Mandelli" Piano Competition.   Brazil.                                                          1995




  • Book Chapter. Neurodiversity and piano education: a dialogue between the Suzuki philosophy and neurocience. Music and Neuroscience research in pedagogy and health. Publisher: UNIFESP. Language: Portuguese.                                                                                                                                               2020

  • Review and Text. Strange Land - Experimental Piano Works for Children.                                           2020 

        Composer/Author: Daniel Rofer. Languages: English/Portuguese/Spanish.

  • Preface of the book Multiple views on music and inclusion.                                                                  2016

        Author: Viviane Louro. Publisher: SOM  Language: Portuguese.                                                                                                                            

  • Critical Edition. Interpretative analysis of Sonata Breve composed by Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, a Comparative Analysis of Recordings and New Score Edition. University of Sao Paulo.                       2010


  • Critical Edition of music score by composer Henrique Oswald – Pagina D’Album Op. 3 No. 2, Sognando for Violoncello and Piano. Presented at the 15º International Symposium of Scientific Studies, at University of Sao Paulo (USP- SIICUSP)                                                                                                2007


  • Research topic: Music and Mathematics: The Gold Proportion in Bela Bartok’s Music. Fundacao das Artes de Sao Caetano do Sul. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Language: Portuguese                                                2003



                                             SELECTED PERFORMANCES

  • Chamber Music recital with violinist Dr. Moises Cunha in Weems, Virginia                                   2019


  • Performance with Christopher Newport University Chorale, conductor John Irving.                      2019  


  • Solo piano recital opening the Greencastle Summer Series. Music Director: Eric Edberg. Included the premier of Eduardo Dutra’s Six Miniatures for Solo Piano.                                                              2018


  • Computer Music Recital. Directed by Jeffrey Hass and John Gibson. Premier of a solo piece at Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music. Composer: Brady Lanier - Reclaiming, Remembering and Reinventing, for Five Toy Pianos, Electronics and Butoh Dancer.                                                                                       2018


  • Harpsichord and Vocal Performances at the Bloomington Early Music Festival. HPI Goes Pop Ensemble.                                                                                                                                  2015-2018


  • Chamber Music Performance with oboist Alex Klein (principal oboist of Chicago Symphony) at Arts Club of Chicago.                                                                                                                                 2017


  • Chamber Music Performance with hornist Robert Danforth (principal horn of Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra). Performance at Green Center for the Performing Arts at DePauw University.               2017


  • Chamber Music Performance as a member of Quarteto Tanguero. Opening Concert at the Notre Dame Concert Series Season 2015/2016.                                                                                                      2015      

  • Master Degree Solo Recital. Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University.                                        2015


  • Recital Lecture: “From Piazolla to Traditional Tango”. University of Notredame.                            2015


  • Milonga Performance at Chicago Marathon. Cuarteto Tanguero.                                                       2015


  • Concert with SEK Symphony and Cuarteto Tanguero at the Pittsburg State University, KS.            2015


  • Live vocal performance at WFIU 103.7 with Historical Performance Institute Ensemble.                2015


  • Performer Diploma Solo Recital. Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University.                                 2014


  • Concert with Cuarteto Tanguero at the UChicago Tango Festival, University of Chicago.                2014


  • Milonga Concert and Dance Class at Mad City Live Tango. Cuarteto Tanguero with Dancers Homer and Cristina Ladas.                                                                                                                                     2014


  • Tango Workshop and Masterclass at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.                               2014


  • Milonga Concert and Dance Class at Cincinatti Tango del Barrio. Cuarteto Tanguero.                     2014


  • Live radio performance as member of Cuarteto Tanguero at the Radio WFIU 103.7. Program Classical Music with George Walker.                                                                                                                  2014


  • Concert as member of Cuarteto Tanguero at Indiana University Summer Concert Series.                 2014


  • Chamber music performance at Winter Harbor Music Festival, Maine, USA                                    2012  


  • Solo Piano Recital and Master Class at Concertos Tribanco Uberlandia. Minas Gerais, Brazil.        2012 


  • Solo Piano Recital at Fundacao Maria Luiza e Oscar Americano’s Piano Serie. Music Director: Gilberto Tineti.                                                                                                                                                   2012


  • Chamber Music Recital with clarinetist Fernando Jose Silveira at the Centro de Musica Brasileira in Sao Paulo, Brazil.                                                                                                                                        2012


  • Pianist at Latin American Music Ensemble with guest artist bassist Pablo Aslan at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University.                                                                                                                    2011


  • Solo Piano Recital at Georgia State University. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.                                             2011


  • Piano Soloist with Philarmonic Orchestra of São Caetano do Sul, Brazil.                                          2010


  • Piano Soloist with Symphonic Orchestra of Goiás, Brazil.                                                                  2010


  • Chamber music performance with violist Ori Kam at FEMUSC, Santa Catarina, Brazil                    2010


  • Piano Soloist with Chamber Orchestra of University of São Paulo.                                                    2009


  • Solo recitals at the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture MUBE in São Paulo       2001/2004/2005/2006/2008


  • Chamber music performance with bassist Milton Masciadre. FEMUSC, Brazil                                  2008  


  • Four hand piano concert tour as member of . Four cities in the South of Brazil                                   2007


  • Solo Piano Recital at the Second Special Education Symposium of Sao Paulo, Brazil                        2005


  • Piano Soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of São Caetano do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil                   1996




  •  Music Interpreter - Documentary Way Beyond Weight (Muito Além Do Peso)                                  2012

                      Director: Estela Renner.  Website: https://muitoalemdopeso.com.br/en

  • Music Interpreter - TV Serie - Brazilian Channel TV Cultura - Tudo que é Sólido Pode Derreter      2009

                                     -   Directors: Rafael Gomes; Esmir Filho



  • International Conference of Neurosciences in Contemporary Society. Attendee.          Rio de Janeiro 2006


  • III Special Education and Music Symposium. Attendee and Performer.                               Sao Paulo 2006



     ​                                          JAPANESE BUTOH EXPERIENCE

  • Online Group Master Class with Yuri Nagaoka and Seisaku.                                                      Japan 2020


  • Intensive Workshop and performance with Tadashi Endo on Butoh-Ma                                 Chicago 2019


  • Solo Performance at Indiana University. Premiere of Brady Lanier’s Reclaiming, Remembering, Reinventing for 5 Toy Pianos, Electronics and Butoh Dancer                                          Bloomington 2018


  • Body Ritual Movement Workshop and Performances with Diego Pinon             Tlalpujahua, Mexico 2017


  • Butoh Workshop with Ken Mai                                                                                                 Chicago 2017


  • Body Ritual Movement Workshop and Performances with Diego Pinon                               New York 2017


  • Intensive Workshop with Michael Sakamoto on Butoh Hip Hop                                              Chicago 2016


  • Intensive Workshop with Tadashi Endo on Butoh-Ma                                                              Chicago 2016


  • Butoh Class with Sara Zalek                                                                                                      Chicago 2016