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Luiz C. De Moura Castro Edit Profile

educator , musician

Luiz C. De Moura Castro, musician, educator. Recipient Citation, South Windsor, State of Connecticut, 2001, nominated for Latin Grammy for Brazilian Civil Defense Modinha, 2002. Member of Brazilian Liszt Society (co-founder), Hartford Piano Society, Music Teachers National Association, Pi Kappa Lambda.

Background

Castro, Luiz C. De Moura was born on March 16, 1941 in Rio deJaneiro. Arrived in the United States, 1969. Son of Luis G. De Moura Castro and Maria Passos.

Education

Graduate summa cum laude, Escola Nacional de Musica, Rio de Janeiro, 1965. Graduate summa cum laude, Conservatory Brasiliera de Rio de Janeiro, 1965. Graduate certified, Liszt Academy Music, Budapest, 1967.

Career

Professor piano Pro Arte Seminarios de Musica, Rio de Janeiro, since 1967. Associate professor piano Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 1969—1979. Professor piano, the Harrt School University Hartford, Connecticut, since 1979.

Professor piano Conservatory of Girona, Catalonia, 1980—1988, Conservatory of Barcelona, Spain, 1987—1993. Visiting professor piano Catholic University American, Washington, since 1994. Chair piano department JP Carrero Music School, Barcelona, since 1990.

Visiting professor piano Pro Arte Seminarios de Musica, Rio de Janeiro, since 1990. Board directors World Piano Pedagogy Conference, American Liszt Society. Adjudicator Fulbright Scholarships, New York City, since 1998, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Fort Worth, Maryland International Piano Competition, Canada National Piano Competition.

Co-founder summer music courses, Girona and Vilaller, Spain.

Works

Membership

Member of Brazilian Liszt Society (co-founder), Hartford Piano Society, Music Teachers National Association, Pi Kappa Lambda.

Connections

Married Bridget M. Unna, April 1, 1967. Children: Marilia, Beatriz, Iracema, Helena.

father:
Luis G. De Moura Castro

mother:
Maria Passos

spouse:
Bridget M. Unna

child:
Marilia Castro

child:
Beatriz Castro

child:
Iracema Castro

child:
Helena Castro