Bateria do Instituto TIM in the Rio’s pre-Carnival

Published in February 28, 2019

Last Saturday, February 23, Bateria do Instituto TIM entertained the small revelers of Mini Bloco, a children’s pre-Carnival block of the Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ. The presentation took place at Praça Xavier de Brito and gathered hundreds of children and their families. It is already the fourth time that Bateria is invited to play with Mini Bloco: they also played in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Children’s songs were included in the repertoire such as “O cravo brigou com […]

Bateria plays in Rio’s pre-Carnival for the 4th time

Published in February 21, 2019

This Saturday, February 23, Bateria do Instituto TIM will entertain the small revelers of Mini Bloco, a children’s pre-Carnival block of the Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ. The presentation will take place at Praça Xavier de Brito, starting at 10am, and should gather around 3,000 people, including children and their families. This is the fourth time Bateria do Instituto TIM is invited to play with the Mini Bloco. The repertoire will be formed by children’s songs, samba classics and […]

Bateria do IT’s godmother debuts in Carnival

Published in February 22, 2017

The journalist Nathalia Santos, who has worked at GloboNews and at Rede Globo’s “Esquenta!” TV show, was elected as drum godmother of the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band). The 24-year-old carioca is visually impaired and very involved in disclosing the social inclusion issue. The first participation of Nathalia in a presentation of the Bateria was on February 11th, in the Bateria do Instituto TIM’s Pre-Carnival. On February 18th, she received the sash of drum godmother during the […]

Bateria ends the semester with music

Published in August 1, 2016

The Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band) closed the activities of the first semester with a presentation to about 100 people. The event took place at the Artur da Távola Municipal Reference Centre for Rio de Janeiro Music, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), where the rehearsals of the Bateria happens. 30 percussionists, six monitors and an interpreter of Brazilian Sign Language, led by Mestre Mangueirinha, performed to parents, friends, interested people and members of the initiative “Toque… e […]

Bateria do Instituto TIM cheers up Mini Bloco in Rio

Published in February 4, 2016

Bateria do Instituto TIM participated for the second time in the Mini Bloco, a children’s carnival parade from the Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). The 42 members of the drumming band who attended the event on January 30 showed carnival versions of children’s songs, traditional samba and carnival parades. They were accompanied by six monitors, a sign-language interpreter, five musicians and Master Mangueirinha, who conducted the percussionists. The fourth edition of Mini Bloco took place at Praça Xavier […]

Bateria resumes rehearsals in 2015

Published in March 18, 2015

On March 14th, the rehearsals of Bateria do Instituto TIM returned, at the Artur da Távola Municipal Reference Centre for Rio de Janeiro Music, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ. This year, the band led by percussion master Mestre Mangueirinha will have new members. More than 40 children and adolescents aged 9 to 21 years old, including individuals with hearing, visual or mental disabilities, participate in the project. Although the rehearsals were resumed on March 14th, Bateria do Instituto TIM had already interrupted […]

Gabrielzinho do Irajá visits Bateria

Published in November 10, 2014

On the morning of the 25th, Bateria do Instituto TIM was visited by the singer, composer and cavaquinho player Gabrielzinho do Irajá, who took part in the group’s public performance at the garden of the Artur da Távola Municipal Reference Centre for Rio de Janeiro Music, in Rio de Janeiro. Gabrielzinho do Irajá – who is visually impaired and became famous after appearing on soap opera “América” in 2005 – also met with members of the drumming band for a […]

Bateria do Instituto TIM performs

Published in October 3, 2014

On the morning of September 27th, Bateria do Instituto TIM performed to the public at the garden of the Artur da Távola Municipal Reference Centre for Rio de Janeiro Music, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ. Led by percussion master Mestre Mangueirinha, the children and young participants of the percussion band showed the work that has been developed by the group between March and September of 2014. Approximately 50 people, including family, friends and regulars, attended the event. Thirty children and youths […]

News on Bateria do Instituto TIM

Published in June 27, 2014

From July 19th the activities of Bateria do Instituto TIM will restart. During the second half of the year, the youths will have 18 meetings and will perform three times to the general public. Besides the traditional annual closing event, which will take place on November 29th, there will be two other presentations, which will include special guests and even professional samba school percussionists. The goal is to promote interaction between the young people, show the work developed throughout the […]

Bateria do Instituto TIM plays at book launch

Published in March 28, 2014

The launch of the book “Percussion in Samba Schools”, by the conductor and composer Leandro Braga, boasted the participation of 20 members of Bateria do Instituto TIM, who showed how a group of this kind works in practice. The youths attended the event – on the evening of March 27th at the Artur da Távola Municipal Reference Centre for Rio de Janeiro Music, in Rio de Janeiro – and separately played the typical instruments of a samba school. They also […]