Choro Music Ensemble Class

These ensemble classes for all instruments

will focus on the practice of several

topics in the choro repertoire:


Form of the songs




Rhythm Patterns and Variations


We will analyze and play a variety of music representing the main composers from the early 20th century to today, including Ernesto Nazareth, (1863 - 1934), Bonfligio de Oliveira, (1894 - 1940), Pixinguinha (1897-1973), Radamés Gnattali (1906-1988), Jacob do Bandolim (1918 - 1969),  Waldir Azevedo (1923-1980) and Hamilton de Holanda (1976).

We also will consider a variety of rhythms used in the Choro genre, such as Maxixe, Baião, Choro, Samba-choro and Frevo.

This class is for all instruments.

This 8-week class series will be on Saturdays, from 4:00 to 5:30 am, starting February 22.​ 

Plus 2 events of Roda de Choro, done by the components of the ensemble and special guests, and open to the community.

Location, VIBO, music School, 488 San Mateo Avenue, San Bruno, (650) 877-0805 

Cost for the 10-week class series:

​Before February 10 = $400

After February 10 = $500


To enroll in the course, click on the link below and Fill out the form. ​

If you have any questions, please send me an e-mail to

Hope to see you there,

Julio Lemos

                           Núcleo de Choro - EMAC- UFG

            Videos and arrangements for guitar and group

Performance project with students of Federal University of Goiás,                                         coordinated by Julio Lemos

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