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Guest Artist Concert: Dr. Antonio Carlos Guimarães, Flute / FREE

    • Brazilian Music for Solo Flute
      Saturday, October 8, 4 p.m., Organ Recital Hall 

      Join, Dr. Antonio Carlos Guimarães in a two-hour event combining a short recital, a lecture and a master class on the performance practice of Brazilian solo flute repertoire. Supported by the Federal University of São João del Rey, Professor Guimaraes was awarded an Artistic Award to present this program throughout the United States to promote and educate the classical music of Brazil.

      Dr. Antonio Carlos Guimarães is the Associate Professor of flute and former Chairman of the Music Department of Federal University of São João del-Rei - UFSJ - Brazil. Dr. Guimarães is also a former Flute Professor at the State University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He has been an invited guest performer for the VI Brazilian Flute Festival, and coordinates the Scientific Events of the Brazilian Flute Association - ABRAF - since 2006. Dr. Guimarães held a number of orchestral positions, staff musician of the Minas Gerais Federal University Orchestra (principal flute) 1990-2006 and Principal Flute of the Dubuque Symphony, IA, EUA, 2001-2003.