Teaching

Chautauqua Music Festival
Piano Faculty, summer 2007-present

*SUNY-Buffalo
(Buffalo, NY)
Adjunct Faculty, fall 2007- present
Instrumental accompanist and piano instructor.

*Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul at Porto Alegre ( Porto Alegre, RS – Brazil)
Full Time Music Professor, currently on leave
Graduate Studies Program:
Teaching both candidates to MM and DMA in piano performance; advisor to MM dissertations
Undergraduate Program:
Piano for majors and non-majors, keyboard skills, secondary piano, theory, and chamber music

*Eastman Community Music School (Rochester, NY)
Piano Instructor, fall 2006-present
Piano students of various ages and levels of proficiency.

*Nazareth College (Rochester, NY)
Visiting Professor, spring 2007
Piano instruction and studio classes.

*Finger Lakes Community College (Canandaigua, NY)
Adjunct Faculty, 1998-2000; fall 2006-spring 2007
Piano instruction, keyboard lab, basic musicianship, music appreciation, and aural skills.

*Eastman School of Music (Rochester, NY)
Teaching Assistant (piano – Rebecca Penneys), 1999-2000

*Private lessons in Rochester, NY, 1998-2000.

*Conservatory of Music and Drama “Dr. Carlos de Campos” (Tatuí, SP – Brazil)
Piano Instructor, 1991-1993
Piano instruction to children, teenagers, and young adults; preparing students to audition for music programs at college level.

*City of Itapetininga Music School (Itapetininga, SP – Brazil)
Piano Instructor, 1991-1993


Masterclasses/Lectures/Lecture-Recitals

Third Annual Piano Teachers Workshop – Chautauqua Music Festival. Lecture-Recital: “Brazilian Music for the Intermediate Student”. Chautauqua, NY. August, 2006.

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ
(Federal University of Rio de Janeiro). Paper presented at the XV Congresso Nacional da ANPPOM (National Association of Research and Graduate Studies in Music National Congress). Rio de Janeiro, RJ – Brazil. July, 2005

Universidade Estadual de Santa Catarina – UDESC (State University of Santa Catarina). Piano Masterclasses and guest lecturer. Florianopolis, SC – Brazil. June, 2005.

IV Semana do Piano da Universidade Federal de Pelotas – UFPel (Federal University of Pelotas). Piano Masterclasses. Pelotas, RS – Brazil. July, 2003.

I Semana Academica Integrada do CAL da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria - UFSM (Federal University of Santa Maria). Piano Masterclasses. Santa Maria, RS – Brazil, December, 2003.

Universidade Estadual de Santa Catarina. Piano masterclasses and lectures on contemporary music for piano. Florianopolis, SC – Brazil. September, 2001.

Escola de Música e Belas Artes do Paraná - EMBAP (State of Paraná School of Music and Arts). Piano masterclasses and lectures on contemporary music for piano. Curitiba, PR – Brazil. November, 2001.

Chautauqua Music Festival. Lecutre-Recital: “Making a cadenza for Frederic Rzewski’s ‘The People United Will Never Be Defeated!’.” Chautauqua, NY. July, 2000.

Chautauqua Music Festival. Lecture-Recital: “Brazilian Nationalist Music for Piano”. Chautauqua, NY. July 1999.