Comments about Eduardo Mendonça & Show Brazil!

" Seattle is lucky to have Mendonça in the neighborhood"

      Paul de Barros - Seattle Times

    " Thank you for helping to make GRAMMY IN THE SCHOOLS  a huge success. You made them dance!..."

         Deborah Semer, Executive Director

        National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc. - GRAMMY - Pacific Northwest Branch

    “...It was truly a highlight of the series! Your energy, exuberance, artistry, and total professionalism are tremendously inspiring (I know they inspired lots of audience members so much they couldn’t bear to leave when you have finished)!...”

  Ruth Pelz, Education Planner

- Drum Days of December 1999 -

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture (Seattle, WA)

    “ Show Brazil! is a talented and high energy performing group that will bring your audience to the music and culture of Brazil.”

 Sue Hylen

Cultural Arts Coordinator of Bainbridge Island Park 

&  Recreation District ( Bainbridge Island, WA )

   “... I heard only excellent reviews...”

  Melna Skillingstead/Laurie McKenzie

 Redmond Arts Commission - ( Redmond, WA )

"Dear Eduardo,
   Wow, what a workshop!  You are amazing!  The students (most of them teachers) just loved your performance, participatory segments, and words to them.  One marching band director said to me that he was convinced that his band could be energized on the field if he could learn and then teach to them ways of sparking of their pieces, Brazilian-style".

Dr. Patricia Campbell - University Washington".  

Brazilian Percussion workshop at University of Washington - Summer 2002.

I was most impressed with Eduardo's command of his subject matter and his skill as a musician, and was very pleasantly surprised at his affability and skill as an educator

Steve Ticen, Choir Director at Lakeridge High School, Portland, OR

  “... Mr. Mendonça presented and taught songs and dances of Brazil to over 400 students...He explained about the background of the songs and dances in a way readily understood by the learners...”

Nancy O’Neill, M Ed.

Bailey Gatzert Elementary School - ( Seattle, WA )

    “...Eduardo Mendonça, a true ambassador of Brazil’s rich cultural heritage.”

 Paul Tobin

Director of Development  (1995)

 Meany Hall for Performing Arts

 University of Washington - ( Seattle, WA ).

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