Residency Dates
  • October 2014 – October 2014
OneBeat 2014

Lara Klaus is a Recife, Brazil-based percussionist and
educator. Studying at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco and Universidade
de Aveiro (Portugal), Lara focused on mastering traditional percussion such as
pandeiro, alfaia, zabumba and other world music instruments along with the
rhythms of Northeast Brazil. Lara has performed and taught all-ages workshops
throughout South America, Europe and the United States. As a drummer and
multi-instrumentalist, she has been featured in ensembles with renowned
Brazilian musicians including Luciano Magno, Elba Ramalho, Roberto Mescal and
Moraes Moreira. Lara currently teaches music at Integrarte, a nonprofit which
works with children and adults with Down Syndrome.