81. Filipe Pereira photo_previewBrazilian bass trombonist Filipe Alves Pereira is the 2017 winner of the Maestro Eleazar de Carvalho Prize in São Paulo. He studied at the Music Academy of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree at The Juilliard School, studying with Blair Bollinger. Prior to this, he was member of the Military Police Band of Paraná. Mr. Pereira has performed with acclaimed orchestras such as the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Brazil, and Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra, Mexico.