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The students of the Mungu School of Music of the United Methodist Church in Malhangalene will present their third classical guitar recital on June 21, at 5:00 p.m..
This initiative aims to set up a means of cultural exchange between students and the public; to allow an exchange of experience between students and musicians in general; promote classical guitar practice as well as to contribute to the promotion of peace in Mozambique through the arts, in general and music, in particular. The recital will offer interpretations of European composers’ works for guitars.
The session, led by Professor Queirós Júlia, will also include the participation of invited students from the School of Communication and Arts of the Eduardo Mondlane University and the Portuguese School of Mozambique – Centre for Teaching and Portuguese Language.
Queirós Júlia Inácio Nhabomba, better known by Queirós Júlia, was born in Maputo in 1982 and holds a degree in Analytical Chemistry from Maputo Industrial Institute (2002-2005).
In 2001, in parallel with his chemistry, Queirás Júlia started studying classical guitar at the home of his teacher Milton Chissano in the Bairro da Maxaquene. In 2006 he changed courses, successfully obtaining a degree in music at Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Maputo.
In 2008 he won a scholarship to continue his studies of Classical Guitar at the CEP/EMB Music Conservatory in Brazil between 2008 and 2012.
He is currently teaching at the following institutions: School of Communication and Arts of the UEM, in the disciplines of Classical Guitar, Theory of Music, Functional and Traditional Harmony; Faculty of Communication Sciences and Arts of the Pedagogical University, in the disciplines of Music Language, History of Music and Solfejo-Ritmo; Portuguese School of Mozambique – Centre of Teaching and Portuguese Language, in the discipline of Classical Guitar; Mungu Music School of the United Methodist Church in the Pastoral Office of Malhangalene, in the disciplines of Classical Guitar, Theory of Music and Choral Singing.
Queirós Júlia has performed in Xiquitsi project seasons at the University Cultural Centre of UEM, in the Great Hall of the Maputo City Council and in Indy Village.
He has given numerous classical guitar recitals with his students at the Centro Cultural Português, Centro Cultural Brasil-Moçambique, Carlos Paredes auditorium in the Maputo Portuguese School and the Conference Centre of the Methodist Church in the Pastoral Office of Malhangalene.Source: Portuguese Cultural Centre in Maputo - Camões / Press Release