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Kansas Wesleyan University
Dr. Gustavo do Carmo

Dr. Gustavo do Carmo

Assistant Professor of Music, Collaborative Pianist

Department of Music

Degrees: B.M. – Minas Gerais State University (Brazil), M.A; D.M.A. – University of Iowa ,

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 785-833-4366

Campus Box Number: 21

Office: Music Center 110

Dr. Gustavo do Carmo is a very active soloist, teacher, jazz and collaborative pianist, collaborating with choirs, orchestras, singers, instrumentalists, and dancers in Brazil and in the United States. Currently, he is the piano studies coordinator and collaborative pianist at Kansas Wesleyan University in addition to serving as piano chair for the Salina Symphony Orchestra, collaborative piano chair for the KMTA, and teacher and adjudicator for various piano festivals and competitions in the United States and Brazil. In 2016, Gustavo was a young soloist finalist with a performance of Villa Lobo`s Bachianas Brasileiras No. 3, and had his orchestral debut in 2019 with a performance of the monumental “Emperor,” both at the University of Iowa. Among the artists with whom he has worked with are the conductors Benjamin Zander, Ann Howard Jones, Don V. Moses, Bill Hatcher, Timothy Stalter, David Puderbaugh, and the vocalist Stephen Swanson, serving as his studio collaborative pianist for over 7 years. Gustavo do Carmo was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and completed his Bachelor’s degree in piano performance at the Minas Gerais State University. He also holds a M.A degree, a D.M.A. degree in piano performance and pedagogy with a secondary area in Jazz Studies from the University of Iowa and is an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music.