About Ney Rosauro

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ney Rosauro is considered one of the most influential percussion composers.

His 100-plus compositions and method books are standards in the percussion repertoire.
His 11 CDs have been hailed by critics, percussionists, and general music-lovers alike.
Ney has given solo recitals and appeared as a soloist with orchestras in more than 45 countries.

Dr. Rosauro was Director of Percussion Studies at the University of Miami (2000-2009) and headed the Percussion Department at the Federal University of Santa Maria, RS in Brazil (1987-2000).

He received his DMA from the University of Miami, his Master’s degree from the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg.

Ney Rosauro is a Yamaha, Sabian and Contemporanea artist, playing exclusively with NR mallets and sticks by Vic Firth.