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Technique and Performance in the Brazilian Choro Idiom

Lecture and demonstration by Brazilian Guitarist and Composer Fabiano Borges.

Thursday, May 20, 2010
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Schoenberg Music Building
Jan Popper Theater, Room 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Fabiano Borges is a Brazilian guitarist and composer who holds a master’s degree in Musicology from the University of Brasilia, Brazil. His musicological research consists of choro studies, focusing on the seven-string guitar. He has given concerts in several countries, such as Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Spain and Germany and participated in festivals around the world in order to spread his work with this instrument.

Cost : Free and open to the public

Michael Iyanaga

Sponsor(s): , UCLA Ethnomusicology Graduate Student Organization (EGSO), Brazilian Ministry of Culture, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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