The music of Brazil is one of the most important expressions of Brazilian culture. Brazilian Rhythms like Samba and Bossa Nova were eternalized by international artists such as Frank Sinatra, Black Eyed Peas, Amy Winehouse, Stan Getz, Herbie Hancock among many others.
The Brazilian Music Experience is an opportunity to explore the City of Rio de Janeiro and to interactively learn authentic Brazilian music from some of Rio's top musicians. This will be an unforgettable, weeklong, cultural trip and learning tour with lessons, percussion classes, workshops, and night entertainment highlighting the best of Brazilian music. Included also is an educational city tour, visiting stunning attractions such as Corcovado, Sugar Loaf and Copacabana Beach.
If you love Brazilian music and culture and are a music student, professional musician, or hobbyist, this trip is for you. Spouses and friends are welcome to come along.
Classes will take place in the heart of Barra da Tijuca at the famous Cidade das Artes, one of the most important and complete spaces for the representation of the arts.
Our host will be Brazilian percussionist Mila Schiavo, who manages the music school at Cidade das Artes and has toured the world performing with many acclaimed acts.
Come to Rio de Janeiro and have fun learning what makes Brazilian Music so enchanting!
Part of the money raised from this trip goes to a Non-Profit organization that helps children from Rio with free music lessons and art activities.
If you need further information please do not hesitate to ask.
The hotel is 5 minutes' walking distance from the beach!
Ground Transportation will be in a van with air conditioning.
*Itineraries and arranged sightseeing are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond The Brazilian Music Experience / Morningside Music Tours control. Every effort will be made to operate tours as planned, but alterations may occur after the final itinerary has been issued.
Mila Schiavo believes that when you love a music style you have to experience the culture where the rhythm came from. That’s why she develop “The Brazilian Music Experience”, so that people can learn and listen to the music where it started in Brazil. Percussionist Mila Schiavo was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is the Coordinator of the School of Music at the City of Arts in Rio de Janeiro. She graduate from Berklee College of Music in Boston, and has a MBA from PUC - Rio de Janeiro.
Dan Fox, the owner of Morningside Tours, plays trombone, bass and percussion and will be along on this fantastic trip to help coordinate and also to continue to learn about the vast world of Brazilian music.
Beco das Garrafas
Casa do Choro
Pão de Açucar (Sugar Loaf)
Rio Music Roots
Brazilian Percussion Workshop
Fundamental Concepts in Understanding the Brazilian Feel
Rhythms covered Samba, Bossa Nova, Choro and Baião
Music Instrument Classes (8 hours)
Ensembles (8 hours)
Voice, Bass, Drums, Percussion, Keyboard/Piano, Guitar (electric and acoustic), Sax (Alto, Tenor & Soprano), Trumpet, Trombone, and flute.
if you don't see your instrument on this list but want to join, please contact us.
WhatsApp (55 21) 99301.1398
Classes + Hotel + Ground Transportation + City Tour + Evening Event Tickets
Hotel + Transfer + City Tour + Night Tickets
Transfers from Airport to Hotel
Optional - The Girl From Ipanema Walking tour to Visit the Historical Places of the song
Welcome Dinner at the Hotel (Included)
Optional - Samba School Rehearsal