Dr. Tadeu Coelho | Flute Professor

Music Recordings

Tadeu has recorded numerous projects you can find them at CDbaby.


Tadeu Coelho professor of flute at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He has served as associate professor of flute at the University of Iowa from 1997-2002, as assistant professor of flute at the University of New Mexico from 1992-1997, and as visiting professor at the Ino Mirkovich Music Academy in Croatia. Mr. Coelho frequently appears as soloist, chamber musician, and master clinician throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas. He has performed as first solo flutist of the Santa Fe Symphony, Hofer Symphoniker in Germany, and the Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Italy, among others, including guest appearances with the Boston Symphony in the summer of 1996.

A recipient of many awards and scholarships, Rockefeller Foundation, Fideicomiso para la cultura México/EUA, USIA/Fulbright, LASPAU, and CAPES, Tadeu Coelho received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music as a student of Julius Baker and Ransom Wilson. Started on the flute by his father, Dr. Coelho also studied with Keith Underwood, Thomas Nyfenger, Andrew Lolya, and Arthur Ephross. Mr. Coelho gave his New York recital debut at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in April of 1992. In his native Brazil, Coelho studied also with Spartacco Rossi, João Dias Carrasqueira, and Jean Noel Sagaard.

Tadeu Coelho is an avid proponent of new music and the music of the Americas. He has commissioned, performed, and recorded works by notable composers.

Tadeu Coelho's solo CDs include:

Quarteto Vivace Brasil: Live from New Orleans

Azules: Enchanting Latin Music for the Soul for Flute and Harp

Nocturnes: Romantic Works for Flute and Piano

Modernly Classic: Mid 20th Century Works for Flute and Piano

Eighteenth-Century Flute Sonatas

Life Drawing: Works for Solo Flute

¡Rompe!: Chamber Music for Flute and Clarinet from Mexico

Tadeu Coelho Plays Flute Music from Brazil.

Flutists of the World: Paganini Caprice No. 24

He can also be heard performing works by Thomas Delio on 3D Classics and Villa-Lobos on Albany Records with his brother, bassoonist Benjamin Coelho. Tadeu Coelho has published the complete works of Pattápio Silva and other pieces for solo flute as well as collections of daily exercises with accompanying CDs. His published works are available at Flute World. Tadeu Coelho is a Miyazawa artist.

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