Fernando Paiva

Aug 26 - Sep 1 2019

€ 270 (€ 70 application fee, € 200 course fee)

Optional supplementary package
€ 480
Full board, accommodation and transfer Vienna Hilton (or airport) to Gutenstein and back (Aug 25 - Sep 2)

Optional combination package “Musical”
Master class Vocal Percussion & Beatbox and additionally master class Musical
Additional fee: € 195
(50% of class fee, no additional application fee)

Application deadline
Aug 12 2019

About Fernando Paiva

Born in Brazil, Porto Alegre, Fernando Paiva is today one of the most influential Brazilian percussionists and drummers, a master of his field who has worked with world-famous names in the world music scene. For the past 15 years he has performed with his group around the world with great success and appreciation by press and public. In addition to his work as a performer, he is also a sought-after educator. He teaches at several music universities in Europe and South America and conducts master classes at various music schools in the United States and other countries. Inventor of the methodology of drumming, which combines the vocal work of learning drums and percussion. In this master class topics such as body percussion, rhythmic syllables, rhythmic phrases and  basic techniques, that are suitable for all percussion instruments, are addressed in a very free and relaxed environment. We also learn to play percussion instruments that students choose before the course starts. Working with the body will also be part of this workshop, exploring the body as an instrument that will later be integrated into our performances.

Fernando Paiva worked either live or in the studio with Fernando Paiva Group, Joe Zawinul Syndicate, Lionel Richie, Serab Erener, Alegre Correa, Marc Murphy, Vienna Art Orchestra, Reinhard Fendrich, Raul de Souza and others.