Edson Beltrami

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Edson Beltrami


Edson Beltrami (8 October 1965, São Paulo, Brazil) is a contemporary Brazilian composer, flautist, conductor and music educator.

Beltrami received his first music lesson was received from his father. He studied at the Conservatório Dramático and Musical Dr. Carlos de Campos in Tatuí, São Paulo, Brazil, with João Dias Carrasqueira in the main flute. Further teachers were Jean Noël Saghaard, Alexandr Magnin, Alain Marion, Pierre-Yves Artaud, Pierre Andre Vallade and Keith Underwood.

Since 1975 he has played flute in the symphonic orchestra of Tatuí. He won several awards for his flute play, including in 1977 a 1st prize at the Concurso Jovens Instrumentistas do Brasil Piracicaba; in 1978 a first prize at the Concurso Jovens Instrumentistas Campinas as well as the 1st prize at the Concurso Jovens Instrumentistas da TV Globo in Rio de Janeiro; in 1979 and 1980 a 1st prize at the Concurso do Colégio Objetivo São Paolo; and in 1981 a 1st prize at the Concurso Solistas da Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado, São Paulo.

As soloist, he plays and solos in Brazil's main orchestras, such as the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, São Paulo Young Symphony Orchestra, EMP (Piracicaba Music School) Symphony Orchestra, Tatuí Symphony Orchestra, Radio MEC Symphony Orchestra of Rio de Janeiro, Ceará Chamber Orchestra and Campinas Symphony Orchestra. He has worked with conductors such as Eleazar de Carvalho, Gérard Devos, Hans Martin Schneidt, Isaac Karabitchevsky and Benito Juarez.

Since 1994 he has been conductor of the Symphonic Wind Orchestra of the Campos do Jordão Winter Festival. He is the founder and conductor of the Orquestra Sinfonica Jovem do Conservatorio Dramatico Musical Dr. Carlos Campos in Tatuí.At Tatuí's Dramatic and Musical Conservatory he is coordinator for the wood section and teacher of flute, chamber music and composition.

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