VIC FIRTH ARTIST
A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ney Rosauro has developed a successful international career as a percussionist, composer and pedagogue.
With his unique style of writing which combines charming melodies with catchy rhythms, he utilizes the rich elements of Brazilian folklore to create stylized compositions that are full of life and fantasy, and has been enchanting audiences all over the world.
His more than 100 compositions and method books have become standard in the percussion repertoire, and his Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra is the most popular percussion concerto of all time and has been performed over 2.500 times by distinguished orchestras worldwide. His 11 CDs have been hailed by critics, percussionists and general music-lovers alike.
As soloist and pedagogue he has done several courses, solo concerts (and with orchestras) in Brazil, Cuba, México, Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Austria, Luxemburg, Poland, Belgium, Croatia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, England, Scotland, Denmark, Holland, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Macao, Korea, Taiwan, China, Japan, Canada and USA.
From 1987 until 2000 he directed the Percussion Department at the Federal University of Santa Maria, RS in Brazil.
From 2000 until 2009 he was director of Percussion Studies at the University of Miami, FL in USA.
Dr. Rosauro is a Yamaha, Sabian and Contemporanea artist and play exclusively with N.R. mallets and sticks by Vic Firth.
"Concerto No. 2 for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble"
"Reflections On The New World"
Watch Ney perform his compositions!
"Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble"
"Serenata for Marimba/Vibraphone and Orchestra"
CHECK OUT NEY’S SIGNATURE LINE OF VIC FIRTH PRODUCTS:
Ney Rosauro designed this special series of marimba and vibraphone mallets to reflect the sound he desires for his award winning compositions. Rattan shafts and rubber cores coupled with special yarn and cord choices assure the player of a pure and natural sound that projects the full capabilities of the instrument.