The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference

The Hyatt Regency • Columbus, Ohio • 5.26.20 – 5.30.20

Maico Lopes

Recital: Brazilian Music for Trumpet and Piano

Professor of Trumpet and Music Theory at the University of Brasilia (UnB), Maico Lopes has a very eclectic performance carrier. His performances include many appearances of contemporary chamber music to orchestral performances, to improvisation and pop/rock Brazilian music. The diverse experiences of his performance carrier offer a unique opportunity for students to see a real possibility in trumpet performance today. Specialized in chamber music for brass, research Brazilian music for unaccompanied trumpet and trumpet ensemble, he performed premiers of more than 20 pieces for these chamber groups over the last few years.

Maico holds a DMA, MM and BM from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO). As result of his researches, he has sheet music published as editor and recorded his first solo CD, Solo, feature Brazilian works for unaccompanied trumpet, released in 2014. He has performed at ITG Conferences since 2012 always presenting Brazilian music in New Works Recital and lecture-recital appearances.

His popular music experience includes performances as arranger, recording artist and live performances with renowned artists of Brazilian Popular Music (MPB) and Brazilian productions of Broadway shows such as The Producers, The Sound of Music, Hairspray, Hello Dolly, and How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Dr. Lopes is Vice-president of the Brazilian Trumpet Guild (ABT), an ITG affiliated Chapter, and collaborate with the site trompeteonline, a website involving multiples universities investing in distance education.

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