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Summary

Brazilian drummer, percussionist,and instructor, with experience teaching children and young adults, emphasizing in hand technique and time concepts. Specialized in Jazz, knowledgeable of all major popular styles ( Rock, latin, funk, pop). Extensive performance experience.

Professional References provided upon request.

Work experience

Feb 2010Present

Private Teaching

Luiz Ebert is currently working as a private teacher in the city of New York. As a private teacher, he is also more involved with young adults, mostly ages 14-17.  

Jul 2012Present

Drummer

Cidinho Teixeira

Substitute Drummer for Cidinho Teixeira's brazilian trio at Via Brasil restaurant in Manhattan, New York.

Playing on a two week schedule.

Oct 2012Present

Drum set teacher

Musikalessons

Hired as Drum set instructor for the music education company Musika lessons, which specializes in music lessons at students' homes.

Dec 2012Present

Mentor for Drums -After School Music Program

Songcatchers Inc

 Professional Musician mentoring volunteer drum teachers in After School Music Program.The job requires in class  observation, evaluation and improvement of teaching techniques for children of different levels from the age group 8-12. 

Aug 2008Nov 2008

Drummer

Department of Theatre and Speech, City College of New York

Played drums for the musical "The Life", during the Fall semester of2008. "The Life" was directed by Julio A. Matos,  music book by Cy Coleman with music production of AndreDanek, and it was performed on City College'sAaron Davis Hall, located on135th street andConvent Avenue.

Jan 2004Jul 2005

Drum Set Instructor

Instituto de Bateria Bateras Beat

adjunct professor and drum set instructor with students from ages 8 to 16.Was also  involved in developing a new drum method for the school, which enhanced the development of basic skills of younger aspiring drummers.

Education

Aug 2010May 2012

M.A

Queens College of New York

M.A in Jazz Performance earned from the prestigious Aaron Copeland School of Music. Fields of study in the degree curriculum including Advanced Jazz Improvisation with Antonio Hart, Advanced Jazz Composition with Michael Mossman, Piano Workshops with Jebb Patton and David Berkman, and 2 years of private lessons with world class drummer/artist Billy Hart.

Skills

Piano
 Is able tot each students about Scales, Chordal movement (cadences)  and harmonic structure of most compositions in Jazz and Popular music.
FINALE Music Software
Professional expert with music notation software FINALE.

Certifications

Jan 2009Present

Donald and Beverly Reeves Scholarship

City College of New York
Jan 2010Present

PRO Musica Awards

City College of New York