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Piano Professor in Music seminars at Pro-Arte; São Paulo, Brazil 1963.

Piano Professor at the University of São Paulo, Brazil Department of Music 1970-1984.

Visiting Professor at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, U.S.A., 1984-1986. Second term 1989/1990

Regents' Professor at Arizona State University, Tempe AZ, U.S.A. 1986- present.














Professor Pagano has taught at many institutions over the years - his prolific list has been edited here to show only the positions after 1981. For more information contact Professor Pagano personally via e-mail at

Seminar on "Piano Technique and XXth Century Music" at the Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, U.S.A., January-February 1981.

Seminar on "Brazilian Piano Music" Funarte-National Arts Foundation October 1983 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

"Piano Technique and XXth Century Music" Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, University, July-August 1984.

Piano Professor at the Summer Camp of the University of Illinois at Urbana, IL, U.S.A., 1985.

Bach, Scarlatti, and Handel- Festival of Vitoria, Brazil, November 1985.

Piano Professor of Undergrad and Graduate Studies at Summer Sessions of the University of Iowa, IA, U.S.A. 1986.

Piano Technique and Interpretation-Winter Festival at Campos de Jordao, Brazil, 1984 - 1990.

Visiting Professor, Lübeck Hochschule, Germany, March-May, 1990.

Visiting Professor, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Uni Rio - August, 1994 - 1996. Graduate course in Piano Techniques.

Visiting Professor at International Winter Academy, It`u together with faculty from Yale and the Hartt Schools of Music. It`u, 1994, 1995, Brazil.

Visiting Professor at International Summer Festival, Curitiba January 1996, Brazil.

Visiting Professor at Curitiba International Summer Courses 1996-1997 together with faculty from Berlin Hochschule (Klaus Hellwig). Curitiba, Brazil.

Visiting Professor at Londrina International Festival, with ASU School of Music faculty, Londrina, Brazil, 1996 - 1997.

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Since 1980

Professor Pagano has spoken in public about music for many years - his prolific list of lectures has been edited here to show only the lectures after 1980. For more information contact Professor Pagano personally via e-mail at

"The Interpretation" IXth Inter-American Festival of Latin American Music, Itapira, São Paulo, Brazil. January 1980.

"The Interpretation" Ist Festival of Young Composers, Financed by Paulistur and the University of São Paulo's Music Department. February 1980, Brazil.

Recital "Testimony" about aspects of creativity with feelings by the interpreter. Symposium about Mathematics and Music, aspects of creativity, at the University of Campinas, sponsored by the Organization of the American States and of th e University of Campinas, organized by the Professors Ubiratan D'Ambrosio and Rogerio Cesar de Cerqueira Leite. March 1980. University of Campinas, Brazil.

Lecture "Hommage a Duchamp" in "Counterpoints" sponsored by the Goethe Institute of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in conjunction with Willy Correa de Oliveira. May 1980. Lage Park.

Lecture "David Bradley" in "Counterpoints" sponsored by the Goethe Institute of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in conjunction with Willly Correa de Oliveira. May 1980. Lage Park.

Recital-Lecture with Willy Correa de Oliveira. At the Winter Festival of Campos de Jordao, Brazil. Theme: Piano Works by Willy Correa de Oliveira. July 1980.

Lecture, (no-title), with Willy Correa de Oliveira. XVIIIth Festival of New Music in Santos, Brazil. Teatro Municipal of Santos. August 1980.

Lecture, (no-title), at the Week of Art and Learning organized by the Fine Arts Department of the University of São Paulo, Brazil. September 1980.

"Variation and Translation" at the Graduate and Doctorate courses of the Professors Emir Monegal and Haroldo Campos. Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil. October 1980.

"Music in Brasil" Catholic University of America. Washington D.C., U.S.A. April 1982.

"Music in Brasil"; Porto Conservatory of Music. Porto, Portugal. January 1982.

"Music in Brasil" Luisa Todi Conservatory of Music. Setubal, Portugal. January 1982.

"Expression in Music" Commemoration of the Goethe Institute of Brasil. Three lectures in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Porto Alegre, Brazil. 1983.

"Week of Modern Art of 1922" Symposium at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C., U.S.A. April 1983.

"Week of Modern Art of 1922" University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A. April 1983.

Lecture "Brazilian Music and Society" University of Texas at Dallas, U.S.A. March 1986.

Lecture on Brazilian Music. Brazilian American Cultural Institute, Washington D.C., U.S.A. May 1986.

Lecture on Grieg's Piano Concerto at Sun City, AZ, U.S.A. January 1987

Lecture of "Bartok's Sonata for Two Pianos" Tempe, AZ, U.S.A. ASU School of Music. March 1987.

Lecture "Bartok and Symmetry" Tempe, AZ, U.S.A. ASU School of Engineering Symposium on Symmetry. March 1987.

Lecture "Liszt's Piano Music" Tempe, AZ, U.S.A. ASU Piano Summer Camp. 1988.

Lecture "Camargo Guarnieri: Brazilian Nationalism" sponsored by the Instituto Politénico Do Porto, Escola Superior De M_sica, Porto, Portugal. 1993.

Lecture "The Evolution of the Sonata" sponsored by the Instituto Polit_nico Do Porto, Escola Superior De M_sica, Porto, Portugal. 1993.

Lecture "Un breve passeio sobre as Metamorfoses da forma Sonata" "A brief overview of the changes in Sonata Form" sponsored by the Univ. of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1993.

Series of 4 lectures "Forms at the Piano", Univ. of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. 1994.

Lecture "Literature and Music", Foundation Serralves, Porto, Portugal. 1994.

Lecture "Literature and Music", City Hall at Matozinhos. 1994.

Lecture "Brazilian Piano Music", Luzern Konservatorium, Switzerland. 1994.

Lecture "Diabelli Variations", Dayton Arts Museum, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A. 1995.

Lecture "Bartok Sonata for 2 Pianos", ASU School of Music, Tempe, AZ, U.S.A. 1995.

Lecture on "Piano Technique" at Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA, U.S.A. 1995.

Three lectures on "Styles at the piano", at University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, (Brazil). 1995

Lecture-Recital including Brahms' Sonata no. 3, at Museum of Art, São Paulo, for Tagliaferro Foundation. Sao Paulo, (Brazil). 1995

"A History of the Piano," from Scarlatti to Stockhausen, at Foundation Serralves, Porto Portugal.

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1st Porto Alegre International Piano Competition. Sponsored by the Pontifica Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Bartok Piano Competition.

Eldorado National Competition.

II Missouri International Piano Competition. Also members of the jury: Bryce Morrison (from the BBC) Mack McCray and Clive Swansbourne.

XXIX International Concerto Competition Corpus Christi Texas, U.S.A. Also members of the jury Anthony di Bonaventura and Daniel Pollack.

VI Missouri International Piano Competition. Also members of the jury: Ann Koscielny and Noretta Conci.

11th International Piano Competition in Porto, Portugal.

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The following students of Caio Pagano have achieved notable accomplishments:

1st Prize Kranichsteiner Competition, Darmstadt.

1st Prize ASMTA Regional, 1st prize Rusalem Piano Competition, 1st Prize San Angelo Orchestra Competition.

1st Prize winner ASU Symphony Students Competition. - Prize winner, best performance of 20th Century music, Cleveland International Competition.

1st prize winner ASMTA Regionals

1st Prize winner, Memphis 1993 James Oglethorp Patterson

Assistant Professor at NYU.

1st Prize winner ASU Symphony Competition

1st Prize winner, Joseph Klatzkin Memorial Competition,

Fulbright Scholar in Germany

Winner of the VI Missouri International Competition. - Winner of the National Horowitz Competition, Cincinnati 1991. - 3rd Place, International Horowitz Competition, Kiev (Ukraine)

Concert/Recording Artist

1st Prize winner ASU Symphony Students Competition.

Professor at University of Bahia, Brazil. - Performer/Recording Artist - Performing Beethoven's 32 Sonatas, Atlanta 2001

Professor Cristofori Music School, Singapore

General information about Piano Study at ASU is still in the works. In the meantime, see this page - ASU Keyboard Faculty - on the ASU School of Music Homepage.

Arizona State University
School of Music


Professor Pagano has performed hundreds of concerts throughout the world. Shown here is a compact list of his career highlights since 1980. A more detailed resume is available by contacting Professor Pagano personally via e-mail at:

Since 1980, Prof. Pagano has performed numerous solo and ensemble concerts in venues and locations such as:

Arizona State University Symphony.

Austin, University of Texas at Austin. Austin, TX, U.S.A.

Baltimore, Peabody Symphony

Beijing, Great Hall of the Conservatory (China)

Brasilia City Theatre Symphony Orchestra.

Brasilia DF, Brazil, National Theatre of Brasilia.

Campinas Symphony Orchestra.

Campos do Jordão, Festival Orchestra, Campos do Jordão International Music Festival.

Campos do Jordão, Winter Festival of Campos do Jordão, Brazil.

Carlisle, NY, U.S.A. Champaign, IL, U.S.A.

Chicago, College of Lake County, Chicago, Il, U.S.A.

Chicago, Symphony Hall

Cincinnati, Whitfield Chapel Series. Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.

Cincinnati, Xavier Series, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A. City Theatre in São Paulo, Brazil.

Columbus Chamber Orchestra.

Corpus Christi, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi.

Costa Rica National Symphony.

Curitiba Camerata.

Dayton Art Institute, OH, U.S.A.

Flagstaff Symphony.

Florianopolis, City Theatre of Florianopolis, Brazil.

Fort Worth, TCU Series. Fort Worth, TX, U.S.A.

Fort Worth, Texas Christian University Symphony Orchestra.

Fort Worth, TX, U.S.A. Southwestern Baptist Seminary.

Gettysburg, PA, U.S.A., Gettysburg College.

Grenoble, Ensemble Musical de Grenoble.

Guatemala City, Guatemala. Guatemala National Symphony.

Hamburg, Musikhalle Germany Hannover, Germany

Hartford, CN, U.S.A.

Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Honolulu Symphony. Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Houston Baptist University.

Iowa City, University of Iowa at Iowa City, U.S.A., Clapp Hall.

Itù Festival Orchestra. Joplin, International Festival and Competition. Joplin, MO, U.S.A.

Lana'i Visiting Artist International Series. Lana'i, Hawaii. U.S.A. Lancaster, PA, U.S.A.

Lisbon, German Embassy Cultural Attach_. Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa.

Livramento, Teatro de Livramento. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Londrina 9th, 12th, 14th Festivals Londrina, Brazil.

Lübeck, Germany

Lübeck, Musikhochschule, Germany.

Luzern Konservatorium, Luzern, Switzerland.

Luzern, Wagner Hall. Switzerland.

Megéve, International Festival in Megeve.

Mesa Symphony.

Miami, Key Music Series. Miami, FL, U.S.A., O'Doherty Hall.

Miami, The New World Festival. Miami, FL, U.S.A.

Montevideo, SODRE Symphony Orchestra, Montevideo.

Montevideo, SODRE, Uruguay

Montevideo, Teatro Solis, Uruguay

National Symphony Orchestra, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

New York University.

Fort Worth, Texas Christian University.

New York, the Lincoln Center

Orchestra Hall - Chicago.

Paraiba State Symphony.

Philadelphia, The Hollyrood Festival

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra. Phoenix, The Steinway Series, Herberger Theatre. Phoenix AZ, U.S.A.

Plymouth Symphony Orchestra.

Porto Alegre Chamber Orchestra.

Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra.

Porto Alegre, Auditorium of the Assembleia Legislativa do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Porto Symphony Orchestra (RDP) of Portugal.

Porto, Orpheon Portuense, Porto, Portugal.

Prague, Czech National Symphony

Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra.

Qindao, City Theatre (China)

Ribeirão Preto Symphony Orchestra.

Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, USP Chapel.

Ribeirão PretoPro Musica -, Brazil.

Richland Symphony.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Cecilia Meirelles Concert Hall.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, City Theatre Symphony Orchestra.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro, Educational Television of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro, National Youth Orchestra, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Salvador, Bahia State University.

Santos, Brazil Festival of New Music.

Santos, The XVIII Nova Musica Festival, Santos, Brazil

São Caetano do Sul, The "Funda_ao de Artes do Planalto" Festival.

São Caetano do Sul, Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A., University of Wisconsin

Joao Da Boa Vista, Brazil.

São Leopoldo, Ginastico de Sao Leopoldo, Brazil.

São Paulo Art Museum, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

São Paulo City Symphony.

São Paulo Experimental Orchestra

São Paulo State Symphony and the São Paulo State Choir.

São Paulo State University Amphitheater, São Paulo, Brazil.

Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra.

São Paulo Theatre's International Music Festival.

São Paulo, Brazilian Music Festival, São Pedro Theatre. São Paulo, Brazil.

São Paulo, Channel 2, State Cultural Television, São Paulo, Brazil.

São Paulo, Sociedade de Cultura Artistica - Cultura Artistica Theatre.

São Paulo, The Cultural Department of São Paulo.

São Paulo, The Goethe Institute, São Paulo Museum of Art.

São Paulo, Banespa Orchestra.

Scottsdale Center for the Arts, on Horowitz Steinway.

Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra.

Scottsdale, Kerr Cultural Center, Scottsdale AZ. U.S.A.

Sinsaal, Zug Switzerland.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Symphony.

Slidell, LA, U.S.A.

Spokane Symphony

Sun City, The Sundome. Sun City, AZ, U.S.A.

Tampa, FL, U.S.A., Hillsboro Theatre.

Tatui, Auditorium of the Carlos de Campos Conservatory.

Tempe, Arizona State University Chamber Symphony.

Tempe, Arizona State University Symphony Tempe. AZ, U.S.A.

Uetersen, the Musikhalle, Germany

Urbana, University of Illinois, Urbana, U.S.A.

Vitoria Symphony Orchestra.

Washington D.C., U.S.A., Waldorf School.

Washington, DC, Catholic University of America.

Washington, The Kennedy Center, Main Theatre, and the Terrasse

Washington, The National Gallery

Washington. Library of Congress. Inter American Music Festival

Yale University School of Music.

Zug, Musikschule Zug, Switzerland.

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