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 participates on Tiradentes Cultural event

Published in December 6, 2017

On December 2nd, the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band) ended the 2017 activities in style: with a presentation at the opening of the Tiradentes Cultural event. This edition of the event, held monthly in Praça Tiradentes (Rio de Janeiro-RJ), honored the National Samba Day, celebrated on the same date. 50 percussionists participated in Bateria’s presentation, among children, young people and adults, conducted by Mestre Mangueirinha. A quartet of musicians accompanied the percussion with keyboard, trumpet, trombone 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: last presentation of 2016

Published in November 29, 2016

To close the 2016 activities, the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band) made a special presentation on November 26th along with the project Portadores do Ritmo (Rhythm Carriers). The two groups made a free presentation at Fernando Pessoa Square, in Catete District, at Rio de Janeiro (RJ), for an audience of approximately 150 people. The presentation also featured the participation of drummer and member of Cordão do Boitatá Rodrigo Scofield. As well as the Bateria of the Instituto […]

Bateria ends 2016 with presentation

Published in November 21, 2016

Bateria do Instituto TIM will make a presentation with the project Portadores do Ritmo and it is open to the public. The event will be held on November 26 (Saturday) from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Praça Fernando Pessoa, Rua do Catete, 135 – Bairro Catete, Rio de Janeiro (RJ). The meeting marks Bateria activities closure in 2016, and it is the first time that both groups will present together. Portadores do Ritmo is an inclusion social program that […]

Bateria in the Children’s Day at TIM

Published in October 25, 2016

The celebration of the Children’s Day at TIM Brazil’s headquarters, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), had the participation of the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band). The 32 young percussionists, who were conducted by Mestre Mangueirinha, visited the headquarters on October 21st and presented the work developed during the year, that gathered the traditional percussion beats from Rio drumming bands and other Brazilian rhythms. TIM Brazil’s employees and their children enjoyed the children songs played as carnival marches […]

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 plays at Tijuca’s anniversary

Published in July 4, 2016

The Tijuca neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), celebrated on June 3rd its 257th anniversary with a day full of cultural and gastronomic attractions in the Saens Peña Square. And the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band) participated of this celebration, with a performance in the morning for about 400 people. The invitation was made by the Sub-prefecture of Grande Tijuca, due to the work that has been done by the Bateria in the neighborhood – the rehearsals […]

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 […]