An erudite musician who, early in her profession, chosen developing functions in the favorite region, Maria Teresa Madeira continues to be devoting herself towards the choro genre, interpreting Ernesto Nazareth (her 1997 record, amongst others, is focused on the Belle Époque composer, and it is distributed to mandolinist Pedro Amorim) and Chiquinha Gonzaga). In the favorite field, she supported performers like Beth Carvalho, Lenine, Paulinho Moska, Joanna, Zé Ramalho, Leila Pinheiro, and Alcione on it series Chiquinha Gonzaga, also documenting its piano soundtrack. As well as Henrique Cazes, Omar Cavalheiro, Marcus Nimrichter, and Oscar Bolão, she set up once again the Quinteto Radamés in 2000, renamed as Novo Quinteto. Her 2000 Compact disc (her 11th single) was distributed to harmonica participant Rildo Hora. In 2001, she toured the U.S., divulging the choro and delivering its commonalities with ragtime. Madeira received her B.A. in piano on the Escola de Música da Universidade Government perform Rio de Janeiro and her M.A. in piano functionality and pedagogy at Iowa School (U.S.) Through the 3 years she spent there, she was chosen with the Performing Arts Council and performed in a number of American metropolitan areas. She was a soloist in a number of orchestras, like the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira, the Cedar Rapids Symphony, as well as the University or college of Iowa Chamber Orchestra. Among the conductors with whom she performed are Isaac Karabitchevsky, Aylton Escobar, Christin Tyinmeyer, and Andrée Dagenais. She performed inside a duo with worldwide performers like Alain Marion, Alain Damiens, Leopold LaFosse, Leon Biriotti, Gottfried Engells, Paula Robinson, and Roman Mekinulov. In Brazil, she’s been dealing with titles like Paulo Sérgio Santos, Alceu de Almeida Reis, Aloysio Fagerlande, Radegundis Feitosa, Carol McDavit, Rildo Hora, and Pedro Amorim. She performed internationally in 1998 in Bogota, Colombia, in duo with clarinetist Paulo Sérgio Santos and, in 1999, in NY, NY, with trombonist Radegundis Feitosa. Like a musical movie director and pianist, she worked well in several theatre plays, such as for example Forrobodó (that she recieved the Mambembe honor for Greatest Theatrical Play in 1995), A História da Baratinha (that she received a Coca Cola honor), Iluminando a História (that she was nominated for the 1999 Coca Cola honor for Greatest Musical Path), and O Garoto Noel (that she was a finalist for the Coca Cola theatre honor in 1999).