Stephen Guerra Duo

Saturday, August 24, 2024 , 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Peace Garden

Brazilian Mandolin-Guitar Duo - Stephen Guerra and Titus Stevens

Guitarist Stephen Guerra and mandolinist phenom Titus Stevens play choro: swinging, rhapsodic instrumental music from Brazil.

In 2009, Stephen left his career in finance to study music full-time. Today, Stephen performs and teaches choro around the US and Brazil, appearing regularly with Rio de Janeiro legend Rogério Souza as well as Rochester-based choro group Rosa Boêmia. Some recent appearances include Buffalo International Guitar Festival, Yale University Luce Hall, Georgetown University Friday Music Series, Friends of Vienna Concert Series, Pausa Art House, Jazz Forum Arts, Boulder Guitar Society, and more. His work has been supported by numerous competitive artist grants and composer residencies. He’s published sheet music with Mel Bay and Guitar Chamber Music Press and two full-length albums. He teaches music theory and the choro ensemble at the University at Buffalo and lives between NY and Rio de Janeiro.