been studying Brazilian rhythm in all of its distinctive aspects:
music, dance, and body language. At the Free Music University
she studied popular Latin percussion with Master Roberto Angerosa
and drum set techniques with Master Lauro Lellis at his conservatory.
has been performing in theater since she was a child. As part
of the circus ensemble called Acrobatic Fratelli, she was
a trapeze artist and a stilt-walker (while playing percussion
at the same time). The group recorded a CD entitled Auto da
Paixao and performed extensively, including at an international
music and theater festival held in Avignon, France.
with percussion instruments from different countries, Juliana
has been strongly influenced by Brazilian samba, baiao, carimbo,
maxixe, and bossa nova. She also loves soul, jazz, and classical
music and is particularly inspired by the piano. All she knows
about tamborine (pandeiro) she learned from Nina Blauth who
believed in her from the beginning.
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