March 4, 2017

Good morning! Thank you for the many emails commenting and asking about the Tan Dun Concerto. Many of you asked me a "higher" camera angle showing the chromatic passage from the Concerto. Rather, here is a short video where I'm working on exercise 3.120 from the Tao of...

March 3, 2017

Learning the beautiful Tan Dun concerto for the upcoming performance with the University of New Mexico Symphony orchestra on April 4th.

February 18, 2017

From Vincent:

Dear Marcos Machado, could you record the excerpts of the Italian symphony by Mendelssohn with 4 fingers technique? Thank you


Dear professor, I would like to see how you think 2 excerpts from the allegro vivace movement. The first one is 164-180 and th...

February 11, 2017

From Guilherme:

Prof. Marcos, how do you play the excerpt Smetana "Overture to the bartered bride" ? Do you have any exercise that can be applied to that excerpt ?

Dear Guilherme,
Thank you for your question. I just finished my practice session and looked at the Smetana....

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