Cândida Borges is one of New York City’s most sought-after vocal coaches and music educators. Classically trained, she holds multiple music degrees and is a professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She is equally versed in her native Brazilian roots, as she is in contemporary music, jazz, and electronic styles. As an artist Cândida’s signature vocal sound can be heard on recordings such as “Girar O Mundo” (Pattern Drama), while her work as a producer and song-writer has been featured in film scores, theater productions, and art installations.
BIO: Professor Cândida L. Borges is an inspiring world class musician, classically trained and rooted in Brazilian/Latin culture. While completing her Doctorate, she holds a Master in Piano Performance, Bachelors also in piano, singing, composition, studies in music production and electronic music, sound therapy, special needs and coaching. Professor Borges is a true educator and artist, specialised in Music Pedagogy.
Her artistic work mixes folkloric music, bossa nova, pop, latin and african music, jazz, and styles of world music. After 15 years teaching in Universities in Brazil and in the United States, now she created a program in which she offers her experience as a music educator for all ages music students and from all over the world.
To be effective, warm and simple. Her program consists of private and group classes, live online and in New York City, for all ages, starting at 1. Not by video, it’s a true instructor to help you build repertoire, good technique, and a great support to your studies.
SINGING PIANO MUSIC FUNDAMENTS COMPOSITION
Her methodology consists of modern approach to music education and music therapy, that connects creativity, repertoire, technology and skill development. Among her expertises: piano, keyboard, jazz voice and singing, music theory, ear training, harmony, songwriting.
Check the syllabus of each course here: Syllabus
She also connects and leads a warm community that shares music, shows, meetings and encouragement!
You can choose to learn in Portuguese, Spanish or English.
Huge possibilities, many styles. Her expertise on classical, Brazilian and Latin jazz, pop, although she has coached students and musicians in all genres, specially working with professionals in universities around the world.
Ms. Borges combines her formal academic studies in University as an artist and educator with studies and certifications in Dalcroze, Linklater, improvisation, circle singing, music production, technology and specially her experience in studios and playing with musicians all over America. Special call to “O Passo” – a Brazilian methodology on rhythm and pitch, connecting body and voice to learn music, performance and reading. Fantastic!
You can connect by Skype or you can also choose to use FaceTime or Google Hangout. There are easy instructions that you receive to make sure you are all set to start. You have the chance to record your class and you will receive a link with all the material we use in class.
IN NEW YORK
If you are in New York Area, come for class in one of the studios. We are at midtown west, in great locations and professional studios.
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SPECIAL PROJECTS AND COMMUNITY
You will start making part of our special projects, that include shows, concerts, events, CDs, month challenges, gifts, and other surprises. Touring different cities, you will make part of a community that gets together to watch shows, to perform and to travel – our performances happen in different cities, including New York and Rio de Janeiro! If you are looking to explore the world, might be a good opportunity!
RECORDING STUDIO AND MUSIC PRODUCTION SCHOOL
In partnership with the school 343 Labs in Soho, New York, my students have 15% discount in all their courses, and also special rates for recording and producing their albums. This is a great opportunity to practice and enlarge your learnings! Check specially my Songwriting and Music Theory course HERE.
Get in contact today by email or 347 408 1220
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