Flávio Chamis

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Flávio Chamis is a Brazilian composer and conductor. His CD "Especiaria" was released in Brazil by the Biscoito Fino label. The CD was nominated for a 2007 Latin Grammy Awards,[citation needed] and one of its songs "Deuses do Céu" was a prize winner of the 2007 John Lennon Songwriting Contest.[citation needed] Chamis also received the "2007 International Press Award" in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.[citation needed] On the classical front, Chamis studied at the Rubin Academy of Music, at the Tel Aviv University, graduating in Orchestral Conducting at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold. Chamis served as an assistant conductor to Leonard Bernstein on several occasions, and recorded for the Solstice Label with the Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. Flávio Chamis presently lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Preceded by
Eleazar de Carvalho
Artistic Director, Principal Conductor, Orquestra Sinfônica de Porto Alegre
1987–1989
Succeeded by
Tulio Belardi & Arlindo Teixeira