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Rehearsal room at Bituca, with giant poster of Milton Nascimento. Courtesy of Grupo Ponto de Partida. | by IPS Inter Press Service
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Rehearsal room at Bituca, with giant poster of Milton Nascimento. Courtesy of Grupo Ponto de Partida.

MUSIC-BRAZIL: A School Without Teachers

 

BARBACENA, Brazil, Sep 4 , 2009 (IPS) - The participation of renowned professional musicians as instructors and special guests at workshops, instead of academic professors, is what sets Brazil’s Bituca University of Popular Music apart, and is earning it a reputation as a model of experimentation and excellence in music education.

 

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Taken on September 4, 2009