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10 May

Duo Sacramento at UT-Martin

Jorge and Aquim Sacramento, of Duo Sacramento, from Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, were in residency at the University of Tennessee at Martin from April 19-30, 2012, hosted by Pearl/Adams Artist Dr. Julie Hill. The duo performed concerts, conducted numerous master classes with hands on training, and taught many private and small group lessons during their stay.

Additionally, Jorge Sacramento worked as a clinician with the UT-Martin Honor Percussion Ensemble, April 26-28, which included 14 high school percussionists from across the state of Tennessee and Mississippi. Jorge taught traditional samba reggae rhythms to both participating high school students as well as UTM percussion majors.

Friday, April 27th, UTM percussion majors and the high school percussion ensemble students performed together in Bloco Afro fashion, forming a group of 35 percussionists. The 2012 UT-Martin Honor Percussion Ensemble performed a closing concert on Saturday, April 28, 2012 with Dr. Julie Hill, director and guest performer, and Dr. Jorge Sacramento, guest performer.

Check out the pictures from Duo Sacramento's residency!