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Luiz de Moura Castro, 80484

Luiz de Moura Castro, 80484 PhotoLuiz de Moura Castro, 80484
TitleProfessor of Piano/ Head of the Piano Dept.
ExpertiseConcert pianist renowned for his talent; has performed at the Smithsonian Institute and the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.
Current OrganizationThe Hartt School, University of Hartford, Connecticut/ Juan Pedro Carrero School of Music, Barcelona
Type of OrganizationUniversity School of Music
Major ProductMusic education
Area of DistributionInternational
University/DegreeGraduate, Summa Cum Laude, National School of Music, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Lorenzo Fernandez Academy of Music, Rio de Janeiro and the Liszt Academy, Budapest
BornMarch 16, 1941, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Honors & AwardsNominated for a Latin Grammy in 2002 for the Ensayo recording "Modinha"; He appeared on the front cover of the June 1998 issue of Amadeus, the most important music magazine of Spain with a 4 page interview; He was nominated among the top 10 recordings of the Nov. issue #703 of Ritmo, the recording magazine of Spain; Included in the World's Who Who of Musicians and Benjamin Saver's Most Wanted Piano Teachers in the USA; Board Member, World Piano and Pedagogy Conference
Published WorksOver 25 CD's for Ensayo (Spain), Euterpe (Switzerland), L'Art (Brazil) and Musical Heritage (U.S.A.)
AffiliationsBoard, American Liszt Society; Liszt Festival, Rio de Janeiro; Visiting Professor at The Pro Arte Seminarios der Musica, Rio de Janeiro and Catholic University, Washington, DC
Hobbies & SportsReading, cooking
ChildrenMarilia, Iracema. Beatriz, Helena
SpouseBridget de Moura Castro
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