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Dr. Bernardo Scarambone

  • Keyboard Studies
  • DMA University of Houston
  • MM Indiana University SB
  • BM Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Bio  •  Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Department: Music
  • Office: Foster 325
  • Email:
  • Phone: 601-630-5041
  • Expert Areas: Piano, Piano Pedagogy, Class Piano, Accompaniment, Chamber Music


Holding 13 prizes in national and international competitions, Dr. Scarambone has been performing and researching Brazilian music for over 16 years. With concerts and recitals in the US, Brazil, France, Spain, Italy and Germany, Scarambone strives to maintain his career as a teacher, pianist, adjudicator and researcher. 

His recent research areas include contemporary repertoire for the piano, entrepreneurial career options for musicians, student preparation to face the job market and community engagement through a sereis of Interactive Recitals.

As a researcher, Dr. Scarambone’s personal contact with Marlos Nobre was a crucial element for the completion of one of the most comprehensive studies of the composer’s piano works and detailed biography in his book "Hidden treasures of Contemporary Music: The piano Works by Marlos Nobre”, published in 2011.

Scarambone teaches also in Salzburg and Italy during the summer as part of EKU's programs of studying abroad.

His students have won prizes in several national competitions in the United States, and are always involved in community engagement projects.

Dr. Scarambone performs and teaches at Eastern Kentucky University since 2010.

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