Extra Credit Opportunity: Gilmar Goulart, Marimba recital

Mon, October 24 2011 07:35 PM – 08:35 PM, McCray Hall. Free Event.

The Pittsburg State University Department of Music will be hosting Dr. Gilmar Goulart, marimbist for a guest recital performance Monday evening, October 24th.  The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in McCray Recital Hall.  The performance is free and open to the public.
Dr. Goulart is being hosted on the PSU campus by the Department of Music percussion instructor Dr. James Clanton, and APEX Percussion, the student percussion organization on the PSU campus.  During his visit Dr. Goulart will be working with percussion and music students in private lesson and master classes sponsored by Sabian cymbals.
Gilmar Goulart is head of the Percussion Department at the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil. He finished his DMA in 2001 at the University of Colorado at Boulder, with Douglas Walter; studied with Ian Wright at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England; and Ney Rosauro in Santa Maria.
At the RNCM he became the first marimbist to be awarded the Professional Performance Diploma with Distinction. He also presented the British premiere of David Maslanka’s “Concerto for Marimba and Winds”, with the RNCM Wind Orchestra.  Goulart has recorded two CDs: “The World of Marimba”, (1998), and “The Moods of Marimba” (2006).
He has presented many Brazilian premieres and first recordings of important composers for percussion such as Christopher Deane, Eric Ewazen, James Ure. He has also commissioned works for solo marimba to composers from Brazil, USA, and Europe.  As a clinician, he has taught courses and seminars in Brazil and Argentina; and is commonly invited as a guest member in search committees and Master’s examinations in universities in Brazil.