Liana Pereira, born 1981 in Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Dipl. Musikpädagogin (Musical educator, Masters equivalent),
Dipl. Konzertgambistin & -cellistin (Viol and cello player, Masters equivalent),
Master of Music
Liana Pereira studied violoncello with Prof. Robert Suetholz and Prof. Markus Wagner, baroque violoncello with Petr Skalka, musical education, viola da gamba, and practical historical performance with Prof. Hartwig Groth at the University of Sao Paolo and the Nuremberg University of Music.
Further artistic influences were provided by Prof. Gerhard Darmstadt, Prof. Gerhard Mantel, Sergio Azzolini, Prof. Anne Röhrig, and the „Artemis Quartett“.
Numerous national and international concerts helped to form her experience as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician. She performed in particular with the ensembles Les Favorites, Sao Paulo State Orchestra, chamber orchestra of the University of Sao Paulo (OCAM) and Sergipe State Orchestra (ORSE) as first cello player, respectively, as well as with the Broadway Musical Orchestra.
Liana Pereira could secure scholarships from the german national scholarship program, the CnpQ Brazil, and the Mozarteum in Brazil.
Among her students are laureates of international competitions, some of them studying now at various universities and musical academies. She worked as tutor at several conservatories and schools of music, in particular at the Nuremberg University of Music.
Her current pedagogical studies focus on the development of a new teaching method for the viola da gamba to help modernize the musical education in this topic. She conducts her studies in the context of her doctoral thesis at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig.
Apart from her teaching obligations at the Johann-Pachelbel Realschule (secondary school), the musical institute „Musikpunkt.Nürnberg“, she also performs as freelance cellist and violist at both national and international events.