Cléa Galhano

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Brazilian recorder player Cléa Galhano is an internationally renowned performer of early, contemporary and Brazilian music. Galhano has performed in the United States, Canada, South America and Europe—performing with the Kingsbury Ensemble in St Louis, and in chamber ensembles in the Ancient Music Series of St. Savin France. She is a founding member of Belladonna. Ms. Galhano has performed at Wigmore Hall in London, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York and Palazzo Santa Croce in Rome. Galhano studied in Brazil at Faculdade Santa Marcelina, the Royal Conservatory (The Hague), and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, earning a Fulbright Scholarship and support from the Dutch government. Ms. Galhano is the Music Director of the Recorder Orchestra of the Midwest, the Executive Artistic Director of the St. Paul Conservatory of Music, and a faculty member at Macalester College. Ms. Galhano is the winner of the McKnight 2013 Artist fellowship, MSAB Cultural collaborative grant and 2015 Arts Initiative.