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Leandro Pascui

FAMA - Atibaia, Brazil
Director of Percussion and Arranger
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He began his percussion studies in 1996 at the Progresso High School Marching Band - Brazil - where  in 2000, was invited to teach rudimental (marching) percussion in the same corporation, where he remained until 2006.

He studied classical percussion at the Conservatory of Arts - Guarulhos - Brazil, and in 2002 was accepted as a member of the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps – from La Crosse, WI - USA, where he became the first South American and Brazilian percussionist to march in a American Drum Corps. The following year he had the opportunity to study with the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corp's, from Rockford, Il - USA, through its director Pat Seidling.

Leandro Pascui is the Director of Percussion and Arranger of the WAMSB World Champion “FAMA –Atibaia”, Band Director of the Atibaia Percussion Ensemble, Percussion Coordinator of the Atibaia’s Music Program, called “Projeto Música e Cidadania”, who teaches marching band style for about 2500 kids in the Atibaia City. This Music Program has won many nationals awards.

In addition, Leandro works as music educator for the Projeto Guri and Projeto Bramus, consultant and member of WAMSB Brasil and WAMSB South America, Member of the DCB - Drum Corps Brasil, and President of Consulting Brazil Marching Concepts - the first consulting firm of Marching Bands and Drum Corps in South America.

Leandro has taught several courses and clinics throughout the Brazil and neighboring countries. Among these courses are:

  • More than 40 workshops and clinics conducted in 12 Brazilian States;
  • Melipilla, Chile – 2007;
  • Medellin, Colombia – 2010;
  • Bogotá, Colombia – 2011;
  • Sibaté e Facatativá, Colombia – 2011.

Also, is adjudicator in many marching bands championships and festivals throughout the Brazil and neighboring countries, and the Official Judge of WAMSB Brasil and WAMSB South America.