To master the principles, concepts, tools and skills worked within the O Passo musical education method in connection to each trainee’s field: instrumental practice, danced movement, theatrical acting, choir’s directing.
Lucas Ciavatta, a musician with a Masters in Education, is the creator of O Passo. He is the director of the O Passo Institute and also director of the percussion and chant group Bloco d’O Passo. Since 1996, when he created O Passo, he has given several courses and workshops in different states of Brazil (Acre, Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Distrito Federal, Espírito Santo, Maranhão, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraíba, Paraná, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo e Sergipe), having given O Passo courses in three editions of the ABEM National Meeting (Brazilian Music Education Association).
In USA, in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011, he has given several O Passo courses at the Westminster Choir College of the Rider University, in Princeton (NJ). In 2008, in Chicago, he gave a workshop at the Northwestern University and, in March 2009, he was invited to present O Passo in the National Conference of the NAfME (National Association for Music Education).
In 2006, he has given the first O Passo course in France at the Studios de Cirque de Marseille; in 2009, he toured with Bloco d’O Passo by several French cities (Feyzin, Lyon, Lons-les-Sauniers, Paris, Toulouse e Villeneuve-les-Maguelones); and in 2010, he has given an O Passo course in Paris and a workshop at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse (CNSMD) in Lyon; in 2011, he gave O Passo courses in Paris, Arles and Semur-en-Auxois; and in 2012, in Ploufragan, Rennes, Arles, Paris and Bourg Saint Andéol.
In 2007, he has given the first O Passo course in Santiago, Chile at the Universidad del Desarollo; and in 2010, still in Santiago, he gave an O Passo course at the Universidad Santo Tomás. In 2010, he has given an O Passo course in Viena, Austria, at the University of Music and Performing Arts. In 2013, he was invited to give a course at the annual meeting of the FLADEM (Latin American Music Education Forum), in Uruguay. In 2014, in Germany, he did the music formation closing course of the KitaTanz Project for kindergarten teachers, in Frankfurt; and still in this city, he gave a workshop inside the SABA project, of the Crespo Foundation, working with refugee women coming from different countries of Africa and Asia.
15 people maximum. Registration will be taken into account in order of arrival on a first-come basis. Financial support is available through OPCA (Afdas, Uniformation, FIPPL...) and employers.
A discount rate is possible for individual financing.
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