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Kesley Ries

Kesley Ries

Kesley Reis grew up in Caieiras, São Paulo, Brazil where he began performing in church at the age of six. Kesley received his Degree in Music Education from the UniSant’Anna in São Paulo, Brazil. While at UniSant’Anna, he studied in the Tom Jobim Conservatory of music for nine years. Kesley is one of the most in-demand drummers in the São Paulo area. His expertise includes Brazilian style, jazz, rock, pop, and classical. He regularly records in professional studios in Brazil and performs with Melhoramentos Philarmonic Orchestra of Caieiras (BR), Tomorrow´s Voices Choir (BR), Araucária Big Band (BR), Paulista Jazz Quintet (BR). He is the lead percussionist with the Gran Finale Festival São Paulo (BR), he is presently in the United States performing with the Indianapolis Children’s Choir and presenting percussion workshops for Butler University and the surrounding area.
Not only is Kesley passionate about performing, he has a love for teaching as well. Kesley has been leading many workshops in Brazil talking about Brazilian Music, in Music Academies and Churches. He has been teaching private lessons for ten years.

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