Winner of the Professionals Music Award – “PPM 2018” – as AUTHOR, winner of the 2018 MIMO Instrumental Award, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, Carol Panesiis trained in the universal music spread by Hermeto Pascoal.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, she began her musical studies in 1996 at the Brazilian Conservatory of Music.
For 13 years, she has been a member of “Itiberê Zwarg & Grupo”, former “Itiberê Orquestra Família”, and with these projects, she performed in several places in Brazil and abroad, having recorded 3 CDs and 1 DVD as a trumpeter, violinist and pianist. In 2012, as an arranger, she was ranked among the ten finalists of the I Festival of Big Band arrangers by SESI (ARS BRASILIS), with the arrangement of Milton Nascimento’s song “October.” This same arrangement was played in NY by the PanAmericana! Big Band conducted by Gary Morgan.
As a composer, she has gained in notoriety participating in Festivals such as: International Festival of Composers SONORA, Semifinalist of the Festival of Radios MEC and National in the category Best Instrumental Music. She is part of the Popular Violin Collective, along with Ricardo Herz and Nicolas Krassik.
She has recorded several CDs and DVDs, among them “Mundo Verde Esperança” by Hermeto Pascoal and has shared the stage with great names of the Brazilian and international music scene such as: Hermeto Pascoal, Edu Lobo, Nicolas Krassik, Gabriel Grossi, Clarice Assad, Jongo da Serrinha , Lea Freire, among others.
In this show Carol presents with the guitarist Alvaro Rovira Ruiz, and receives the violist Yanna Pelser in a special guest on a very improvised night.
The repertoire, made up of her own compositions and classics brasilian music, navigates through different musical styles such as: frevo, forró, jazz, choro and samba. In addition to careful and elaborate arrangements, it counts on virtuous improvisations. Carol brings a strong feminine presence to stages all over the world. She enchants crowds as she plays her violin and sings along to beautiful renditions of a variety of music. Carol shares her Brazilian rooted diversity and rhythms in engaging and mesmerizing performances that are full of passion and beauty.