Programs - Possibilities


WorkShow 1
This program consists in a two hour Class, normally, from 10AM thru 12 noon and a Concert with local musicians in the evening. During the class, examples are demonstrated by Antonio Adolfo on piano, guitar, percussion and videos (instruments and equipment should be provided by the host entity)

WorkShow 2 - extended
An extension of the above program to two or more days, Duration can be of an entire week.



Workshops

Duration: 2 hours

Workshop 1 - General Concepts and presentation of the main characteristics of the different Brazilian Music styles (Samba, Bossa Nova, Partido Alto, Samba-funk, Choro, Baião, Xote, Quadrilha, Afoxé, Maracatu and Frevo). Note: This Workshop is based on the contents of the book Brazilian Music Workshop.(Advance Music/Schott Music)

Workshop 2 - Phrasing in Brazilian Music styles in two beat (cut time and/or 2/4 time signature), such as Samba, Bossa Nova and Baiao). This workshop covers Brazilian phrasing in the different styles as influenced by rhythm, harmony and melody. Examples are demonstrated by Antonio Adolfo on piano, guitar, percussion and videos (equipment and instruments provided by the host entity). Note: This Workshop is based on the contents of the book Phrasing in Brazilian Music.(Advance Music/Schott Music)



Students' Performances


Both workshops can have its length extended to one week duration, with two hour classes in the morning followed by three hour ensemble classes in the afternoon.

Note 1: Only attendants that participate in the morning classes will be admitted in the ensembles.
Note 2: At the end of the week program, a show with all participant students can be presented in the auditorium of the host (School) open to a guest audience.


Others Programs by Antonio Adolfo Include Private or Group Classes on:
  • HARMONY
  • ENSEMBLE
  • PIANO
  • BOSSA NOVA GUITAR
  • VOCAL COACH
  • BIG BAND (with arrangements brought by Antonio Adolfo)