Clarice Cast, native of São Paulo, Brazil, earned a Bachelor of Music from Northern Illinois University and a Masters in World Percussion from the California Institute of the Arts. She has been nominated for the 58th Grammy Awards in the category of “Best Arrangement Instruments & Vocals” with the sophisticated Lado B Brazilian Project’s debut album. Clarice has always been fascinated and influenced by a diversity of musical styles, and it has been her driving force to learn, perform, write, and teach these styles. Besides being an active performer, recording artist, and maintaining a private teaching studio, Clarice teaches at a variety of educational programs in the Los Angeles area and is a regular clinician at colleges, universities, and percussion festivals, including the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in 2014. Clarice endorses Tycoon Percussion Instruments.
BM. Northern Illinois University, Percussion, 2011
MFA. California Institute of the Arts, World Percussion, 2015