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Welson Tremura - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Welson Tremura Welson Tremura

Professor/Associate Director | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Welson Tremura specializes in ethnomusicology, including folk religion, technology and interdisciplinary projects, and world music.

Biography

Welson Tremura is a professor in the School of Music and the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida. Welson also is the associate director for the Center for Arts, Migration and Entrepreneurship and director of the Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute. He specializes in ethnomusicology -- folk religion, technology and interdisciplinary projects -- and world music. Welson has created new media and used the Internet and technology to promote performance connecting distant people through music. Welson is the author of Brazilian Folia de Reis: With An Open Heart: A Spiritual Journey Through Song. Welson maintains an active performance schedule and has been involved in performances and interdisciplinary projects in Brazil, the United States, Europe, New Zealand and China.

Areas of Expertise (7)

Music and Religion (Folk Catholicism), Samba, and Bossa-Nova

Portuguese Language (Culture, Politics, and Identity)

Musicology

Latin American Studies

Business in Latin America (Management, Law, and International Consulting)

Ethnomusicology

Technology and Intercultural Global Learning

Media Appearances (3)

UF grad student pioneers his own style of music

The Independent Florida Alligator  online

2020-07-10

“He is a very creative and engaging performer,” said UF Professor Welson Tremura, a teacher in the School of Music and the Center for Latin American Studies. As director of Jacaré Brazil, Tremura said he has noted White’s electric guitar playing with the group and hopes White explores more classical guitar.

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Final "Free Friday" of concerts at Bo Diddley Plaza

WCJB  online

2019-10-24

Friday is the last chance to take advantage of the "Free Fridays" concerts at the Bo Diddley Plaza. At 8 P.M., students and faculty musicians and dancers will be featured from UF's College of the Arts.

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UF and the New World School of the Arts present the 18th Annual Brazilian Music Institute

Miami's Community Newspapers  online

2018-05-10

Founded and organized by UF professor Welson Tremura in 2001, BMI is a training ground for Brazilian music. Through daily rehearsals and group lessons in Brazilian music with guest artists, BMI offers a challenging and exciting atmosphere in addition to an aesthetically and socially rewarding activity for all participants. The Brazilian Music Institute is a genuine Brazilian musical experience in the United States.

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Publications:

Welson Tremura Publication

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Videos:

WELSON TREMURA (SOCIAL DISTANCING BRAZIL) WELSON TREMURA & RANDY LEE (FULL CONCERT) WELSON TREMURA (SOCIAL DISTANCE II BRAZIL)

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Languages (3)

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Affiliations (2)

  • Alachua Guitar Quartet : Member
  • Brazilian Music Institute : Director