Brazilian violinist Pedro Maia has played in some of the most prestigious venues throughout Asia, South America, and North America including Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Sala São Paulo, Soul National Theater, among others. Pedro has recently done his Mexican debut soloing the four seasons by Piazzolla with the Orquesta Filarmonica Tlaxcalan. He is a founding member of Cosmos New Music and Trio Nobile, ensembles which have led Pedro to performances at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, and at the Palazzo Ducale and Castello Brancaleoni in Italy.
As an orchestral musician Pedro has performed with some of the leading conductors in the world including Paul Tortelier, Ira Levin, Kurt Mazur, Emil Tabakov, among others. Currently, he is a member of the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra and the Mobile Symphony Orchestra and holds the principal second violin position with the Albany Symphony. His musical engagements have gotten Pedro to collaborate with artists such as Shlomo Mintzs, Itzhak Perlman, Roberto Diaz, Alex Klein, Yo-Yo Ma, Albrecht Mayer, Giles Apap, Igudesman and Joo, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, among others.
An active pedagogue as well, Pedro has a private studio in Tallahassee, FL, and has taught in festivals in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, USA, and Mexico. He is a coach of the Tallahassee Youth Orchestra, where he coaches chamber music as well as conducts the TYO Camerata. His principal teachers have included Erich Lehninger, Nadia Nedialkova, Stephen Redfield, and Shannon Thomas.