Julio Lemos, 7 String Acoustic guitar on Brazilian Music, Recital

Event Date: Wednesday, February 19 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location: Knuth Hall
Julio Lemos

Julio Lemos will be performing songs related to his February 12th lecture on the development of Brazilian music as well as select songs from his recent album, Julio Lemos Brasil Acustico.

Mr. Lemos will be joined onstage by SF State School of Music Students: Rebecca Rodrigues (Vocal), Emilio Davalos (Drums), Alex Farrel (Acoustic Bass), and Victor Lin (Violin).

About the Artist
Julio Lemos is a professor of music at the Federal University of Goiás (UFG) and holds a bachelor's and masters in guitar from UFG. He is now pursuing a doctorate at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro under Marcia Taborda and at San Francisco State University with Dr. John Calloway. Julio Lemos has also performed and given workshops in Brazil and abroad, including concerts in South América, Europe, the United States and China. Lemos is a member of the group Brasil in Trio which recorded their first album in 2014. In 2016 their first DVD was recorded with special guests Marco Pereira (guitar) and Gabriel Grossi (Harmonica). In 2019, he launched his first solo album: “Julio Lemos – Brasil Acústico”, which consists of his own compositions and the second CD album from Brasil in Trio, with special guest Carlos Malta, Jarbas Cavendish, and Arismar do Espirito Santo, covering the compositions of Jarbas Cavendish. He has also offered choro and samba workshops in Brazilian seven-string guitar both abroad and in Brazil. Since 2017 he has been a judge at the official São Paulo Carnaval parade in the category of Samba Enredo.