Date(s) - 04/20/2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Evansville Neu Chapel
UE Department of Music faculty member and Principal Flute of the Evansville Philharmonic, Leanne Hampton is joined by guest guitarist, Paulo Oliveira in an eclectic recital featuring works by composers from the Americas. The program includes a diverse array of repertoire from Astor Piazzolla’s iconic “Histoire du Tango” to unexpected settings of “Bright Size Life” by jazz guitarist and composer, Pat Metheny.
Dr. Paulo Oliveira is an active soloist, chamber musician, arranger, and educator who is equally at ease in the classical, jazz, and commercial worlds. Paulo has performed and taught in South America, Europe, and across the United States in a wide variety of settings. In 2017, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Guitar at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Paulo has won awards in guitar competitions both in Brazil and the United States, including the Villa-Lobos Conservatory, Bruce Ekstrand Memorial, Emerging Artists-Missouri, Souza Lima Conservatory, and Middle Tennessee State University.