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Brazilian Foudation of America presents THE BRAZILIAN RAINFOREST PEOPLE, CREATURES, SPECIES AND MUSIC WITH THE AMAZON YOUTH CELLISTS CHOIR AND EMILIO.

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2 Brazilian Foudation of America presents

3 THE BRAZILIAN RAINFOREST PEOPLE, CREATURES, SPECIES AND MUSIC WITH THE AMAZON YOUTH CELLISTS CHOIR AND EMILIO GOELDI MUSEUM HAIR PIECES EXHIBITION AND INDEGENOUS PEOPLES ARTIFACTS.

4 Emílio Goledi Museum

5 Founded in 1866 and known world-wide as the most important centre for the study of and research into the natural history of the Amazon Rain Forest, the Emílio Goledi Museum, in Belém has more than two thousand species of plants and around six hundred animals that are native to Amazonia, living free or in captivity in an area covering 52 hectares. Lynxes, monkeys, macaws, parrots, sparrow-hawks, parakeets, vultures, wild fowl, alligators and a wide variety of fish, otters, turtles and snakes are amongst the residents. The flora has turned the area into a miniature Amazon rain forest. The Museum also has a lake resplendent with giant water lilies, a library specializing in material relating to Amazonia and a vast archaeological and ethnological collection including the different aspects of culture indigenous to the region.

6 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir Belém – Pará - Brasil The Amazon Youth Cello Choir is the only infant-youth professional orchestra in Brazil. The orchestra have been very successful in presenting The Villa Lobos Repertory, folk and popular composers music.

7 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir History The Amazon youth Cello choir was created in 1998 by Music Director, Aureo DeFreitas, Ph.D by Alabama School of Music. Mr. DeFreitas is an accomplished Music Professor at the Universidade Estadual Carlos Gomes em Belém. He has more then eight years teaching music in public Middle and High schools. The Amazon Youth Cello Choir has its Parents Association which provides an internship program for the cellists and opportunity for low income families give musical education and cellos for students.

8 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir The success of The Amazon Youth Cello Choir musicians have been getting the attention of well known international cellists such as: Bernard Greenhouse, Phyllis Young, David Chew, Nathaniel Rosen, Richard Markson, Anatoli Krastev, Tania Lisboa, Darry Dolezal and others.

9 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir Repertoire  Suite No. 1 – Prelúdio - J. S. Bach  Minueto No. 2 - J. S. Bach  Musette by J. S. Bach  Seqüência Folclórica II (Bille them the cabbage down/Valsa Mexicana/ Ciranda Cirandinha and Can-Can)  Bachiana Brasileira No. 5 – Heitor Villa Lobos  Liber Tango - A. Piazzola  Carinhoso – Pixinguinha  The Swan – C. Saint-Saens  Belém, Pará, Brasil – Banda Mosaico de Ravena  Nothing Else Matters – Banda Metálica  The Unforgiving - Banda Metálica  Fade to Black – Banda Metálica  Billy – Folclore Americano, Anônimo.

10 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir Belém – Pará - Brasil  Cabo Frio,  Projeto Candelária,  Concertos para a Juventude, 2001  Oficina de Música de Curitiba, 2000  The Netherlands Tour 2004, The USA  Festival de Inverno de Friburgo, 2001  Tour 2002, International Cello Encounter  Temporada de Música de Inverno de Petrópolis,  Encontro de Violoncelo da Amazônia, 1999 a 2002  Festival Internacional de Música de Câmera de Belém do Pará, 1999 a 2001 The musicians from The Amazon Youth Cello Choir have taken several tours including:

11 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir Belém – Pará - Brasil The Amazon Cellists Cultural Academy seeks to offer a better cello music education to the children and youth from Belém do Pará where is located part of The Amazon Rain Forest. The Amazon Youth Cello Choir missions is: 1- Provide low cost cellos to children from low income families; 2- Educate children in symphony and good popular music; 3- Encourage and discover musical talent to pursue higher level of music education.

12 The Brazilian Foundation (BFA) was founded in New York in early 2001 and San Francisco in New York and San Francisco are very active socially organizing the BFA in Brazil and US. The two organizations have social programs offering assistance and guidance in education, residents, health, legal and psychological assistance. We have been successful in assisting Brazilians in the process of acculturation to the United States. The Amazon Cellist Choir is our great accomplishment and exemplifies the BFA efforts.

13 The BFA is expanding their social programs and efforts to assist Brazilian communities in the United States and Brazil, and the preservation of the Rain Forest for our planet. We support popular sporting events such as the “Soccer for Peace with the United nations” and import cultural events such as an exhibition of the endangered species of the Amazon, and the native art of the Amazon natives. Our goal is to give more opportunities for these minorities to improve their lives through better education, and health.

14 Your organization support is vital for the Brazilian Rain Forest, People, Species, Creatures and Music Project. As an sponsor you are also supporting the BFA social and cultural programs, such as the sister city efforts between San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro, the creation of a San Francisco Bay area Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, and efforts to establish a community center for inter active Brazilian and American cultural and social activities. The Amazon Youth Cello has performed and received substantial praise internationally. Negotiations and sponsorship for performances in Los Angeles, and Orlando Disney World are ongoing. Sponsors will receive recognition and full acknowledgment of their assistance.

15 The BFA is working to expand the orchestral, social and cultural programs to other areas of the underprivileged people in Brazil and the United States. With adequate funding for promotion of The Amazon Youth Cello Choir concerts, we hope to raise as much as $150,00 in each of the performance cities. Success will enable the realization of these goals. Other organizations are supporting the project: San Francisco Films Foundation Stanford University Belém do Para Government Belém do Para Culture Department Para Federal University School of Music

16 Summary of Need/Project: IN AMERICAN DOLARS Expenditures with theater rent/Managing Technician/Illumination/Production Technique/ Ticket office Services 19,000 Museum10,000 Lodging for the children, conductor and support staff12,000 Meals for the children, conductor and support staff1,150 Transportation and insurance5,000 Advertizing, promotional material and marketing15,000 Fees for cast and support staff10,000 Promotional cocktail party for press, sponsors and advocates4,000 Uniforms and dresses for cast and orchestra15,000 Administration and accounting5,000 Total estimated financial need96,150

17 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir Press Kit Article Magic Image

18 The Amazon Youth Cello Choir Press Kit  English to see, to ear and to like, 03/03/2006, Cartaz  Young violoncelistas participate of international meeting in the RIO DE JANEIRO, 07/30/2004, Cartaz  Young orchestra of Violoncelos will come back London, 05/24/2004, Cartaz

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20 Contact Ilma Ribeiro Silva, Ph.D. Phone: (415) Site:

21 Bachianas Brasileiras, N 5 Heitor Villa-Lobos ( ) Soprano: Marcia Aliverti Solo Cellos: Mayara Alencar, Camila Santos e Verena Mendonça Conductor: Áureo DeFreitas Design by: Maria Fernanda Faria Gomes


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