Moacyr Teixeira Neto
Award winning guitarist Moacyr Teixeira Neto is one of Brazil’s most prized guitarists. Winner of the “Best interpretation Prize” in the Heitor Villalobos Guitar Competition, the Souza Lima Guitar Competition and a finalist in the Agustín Barrios International Guitar Competition Teixeira Neto has earned many accolades in Brazil and abroad.
Teixeira Neto has delighted audiences from all over the world including Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Asuncion (Paraguay), Lima (Peru), Montevideo (Uruguay) and Milan (Italy). Professor Teixeira Neto has taught master classes and workshops for events such as the International Festival of Domingos Martins, Souza Lima Festival, Fred Schneiter Competition, Vital Medeiros Seminary (Brazil), Eduardo Fabini Festival (Uruguay) and International Festival of Contemporary Music of Lima (Peru). Prox Teixiera Neto has also served as visiting professor for events such as the International Festival of Inverno Domingos Martins, Souza Lima Festival, Fred Schneiter Competition, Vital Medeiros Seminary (Brazil), Eduardo Fabini Festival (Uruguay) and International Festival of Contemporary Music of Lima (Peru). He is also the artistic director of the Maurício de Oliveira Latin American Festival and Competition.
Professor Teixeira Neto currently serves as the artistic director of Centro de Música e Artes and guitar professor at Faculdade de Música do Éspirito Santo (FAMES).
Several respected composers have written works for Teixeira Neto including Carlos Cruz, Maurício de Oliveira, Ricardo Tacuchian, Marcos Vinícius, Luis Carlos Barbieri, Marcos Zanandréa among others. Prof. Teixeira’s has released 4 recordings focused on Brazilian guitar music and other 4 focused on international music for classical guitar. Teixeira Neto’s first CD release “Gravuras do Violão” received and award from Ministry of Culture in Espirito Santo, Brazil (Secretaria de Cultura – SECULT – ES). His records “Serenete” e “Bande de Congos” are distributed worldwide through amazon.com. Moacyr celebrated his 25 years as a performing artist with the release of his DVD/concert “Meu Violão…Minha Vida” (My guitar, my life).
Professor Teixeira Neto will be closing the 4th edition of the SIU Guitar Festival with a concert and North American release of his latest CD “Over the Time” featuring works by famed Italian-Brazilian composer Marcos Vinícius.
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