Ednaldo Borba


Ednaldo Borba began his piano studies with Prof. Claudia Marcia Feitosa, entering the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 2003 in the class of Prof. Idis Benicio.In 2012 he obtained his Masters degree at James Madison University, studying with Dr. Paulo Steinberg, and in that same year he started his Doctorate at the University of Oregon under the direction of Dr. Alexandre Dossin. He has played as soloist with the Symphonic Orchestra from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Ribeirão Preto Symphonic Orchestra, and the James Madison Symphony Orchestra. His recitals includes performances in the USA, Brazil and Spain, and he won many prizes in Brazilian National Piano Competitions and the 1st prize in the VI Fórum Internacional de Música Barcelona Ciutat International Piano Competition.



Name: Ednaldo Borba

Birthday: October 24th

Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  1. S.Prokofiev: Sonatas nos. 6, 7 and 8

Tchaikovsky: Concerto no. 1


Quote: Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will make your

righteous reward shine like the dawn. (Psalm 37)

New Reading: Monteiro Lobato (Sitio do Picapau Amarelo), Katherine Mansfield (Collections of Tales),

Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes), Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot)

Movies: Cartoons

Musicians: Walter Gieseking, Clara Haskil, Artur Rubinstein,

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Jacqueline DuPre, Mstislav Rostropovich,

Itzhak Perlman, Isaac Stern, Henryk Szeryng, Jessye Norman, Heitor Villa-Lobos


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