Celso Woltzenlogel

Member of the Brazilian Music Academy, president and founder of the Brazilian Flute Association, (1994-2007). President and founder of the Brazilian Flute Association, was professor of flute at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro from 1968 until 1994. He was also principal flutist with the National Symphony Orchestra (1964/1991). He studied with Moacyr Liserra in Rio de Janeiro . In 1965 he moved to Paris to study with Alain Marion, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Nadia Boulanger and in the New England Conservatory of Music ñ Boston as visiting lecturer. Mr. Woltzenlogel received his D.M from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He has appeared as soloist and presented master classes throughout Brazil, South America and Europe: Asunción, Beijing, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Halifax, Hamburg, Le Mans,  Lund, Madrid, Malmo, Mendoza, México, Montevideo, Nice,  Quito, Rosário, Santiago do Chile, Slovenia, San Petersburg e Valencia.  He also performed at the Festivals of Caracas,  Lima ,  Quito , Slovenia and Tuscaloosa . He also appeared at the National Flute Association Conventions in Atlanta , Los Angeles and Orlando . Mr. Woltzenlogel has recorded for French radio and television with de Baroque Ensemble and with guitarist Turibio Santos. He has also recorded for film, television and with many of Brazil 's most famous artists such as Tom Jobim, Egberto Gismonti, Carlos Lyra, Francis Hime, Milton Nascimento, Maria Bethânia, Gal Costa, Djavan among others.
He is the founder of important chamber groups as Villa-Lobos Woodwind Quintet, Ars Barroca, Sexteto do Rio, Classic Jazz from Rio de Janeiro , Duo Instrumentalis (flute and percussion), Flautistas do Rio and The Radio Ministerio da Educação e Cultura Chamber Orchestra. In addition of his Illustrated Flute Method written in four languages, prefaced by Jean-Pierre Rampal (going to the fifth edition), Mr. Woltzenlogel published a collection of Brazilian music for flute ensembles and flute and piano through Irmãos Vitale Editors. He is still working with these Editors. He has served for 14 years as the director of The National Foundation of Arts Band Music Program. He is the responsible for the success of the Projeto Bandas (developing and improvement of new band music instruments). Mr. Woltzenlogel received many decorations for his work with the musical education. From 1997 until 2003 he worked as marketing consultant for SANKYO Flutes.


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