ey Rosauro is recognized as one of the most original and dynamic symphonic percussionists and composers today. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ney has developed a successful international career as a percussionist, composer and pedagogue.

With his unique style of writing which combines charming melodies with catchy rhythms, he utilizes the rich elements of Brazilian folklore to create stylized compositions that are full of life and fantasy, and have been enchanting audiences all over the world.

His more than 100 compositions and method books have become standard in the percussion repertoire, and his Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra is the most popular percussion concerto of all time and has been performed over 2,500 times by distinguished orchestras worldwide. His 9 CDs have been hailed by critics, percussionists and general music-lovers alike.

As soloist and pedagogue he has done courses, solo concerts and performances with orchestras in Brazil, Cuba, México, Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Austria, Luxemburg, Poland, Belgium, Croatia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, England, Scotland, Denmark, Holland, Germany, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, China, Costa Rica, Korea, Slovenia, Japan, Greece and USA.

From 1987 until 2000 he directed the Percussion Department at the Federal University of Santa Maria, RS in Brazil. From 2000 until 2009 he was director of Percussion Studies at the University of Miami, FL in USA. Currently he is a freelance artist and composer.

Dr. Rosauro is a Yamaha, Sabian and Contemporanea artist and plays exclusively with N.R. mallets and sticks by Vic Firth.

 


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STUDY WITH NEY ROSAURO

If you are interested in having private lessons with Ney Rosauro, it is now possible to study with him directly from your location via Skype.

If you are playing his marimba concerto or any of his other pieces, Ney will work directly with you on all technical and compositional aspects and will help you to get the most out of your performance. This will be a unique and very rewarding experience.

Lessons can be in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German or Italian.

Group lessons for schools and teachers are also possible.

The price is US$100 per 1 hour or $60 per 1/2 hour.

If you are interested please send an email to nrpercussion@yahoo.com and we will send you more information on how to proceed.




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*** NEWS ***

NEW MARIMBA PIECE NOW AVAILABLE - "MESTRE ZEFERINO" for solo marimba (5 octaves) was written for the 2nd Latin American Marimba Festival that happened last June in Chiapas, Mexico. This piece is a fantasy from a theme by master Zeferino Nandayapa, a marimba legend in Mexico. PLEASE WATCH AT YOUTUBE a video from Xavi Lopez performing this piece.

NEW GOURGEOUS DUET FOR MARIMBA AND SOPRANO - A SONG (Cobalt Blues) - With lyrics form KEIKO ABE. This mystic and lyrical piece is NOW available for sale only in PDF format here at the online store of Pro Percussao/Brasil - PLEASE WATCH AT YOUTUBE a video from Katarzyna Mycka and Guadalupe Guillen performing this piece.

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Ney Rosauro Video Lessons
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