The Nicholls Camerata

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James Alexander, Director

The Nicholls Camerata is a chamber ensemble comprised of members of the string program at Nicholls, an intensive program of instruction started by James Alexander in 2007.  Currently attracting students from all over the world, the Nicholls Camerata performs without conductor and its repertoire ranges from Baroque to Modern. The ensemble traveled to Brazil in 2015 where it was featured as Orchestra-in-Residence at the prestigious International Music Festival of Santa Catarina (FEMUSC) in Jaraguá do Sul.

2016-2017 Members:

Violins: James Alexander, Vyara Hristova, Elena Minkova,
João Felipe da Fraga, Rafael Marzagão, Alexandre Augusto Negrão, Ramses Dominguez
Violas: Roberto Mochetti, Fabio Dantas
Cellos: Riclébio Souza, Roberta Regina

Recent Guest Artists:

Alex Klein (Oboe; FEMUSC)
Martin Merker (Cello; Camerata Bern, Offenberg String Trio)
Crispin Ward (Conductor, University of Chichester)
Maria Di Cavalcanti (Piano; Universidade Federal de Campina Grande)
Raul Gomez (Conductor, New Orleans, Louisiana Sinfonietta)
Ronaldo Cadeu (Guitar; Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais)