CHIRICAHUA-PELONCILLO
Biology of Pitvipers 3 Conference


Hosted by

Chiricahua Desert Museum &  

Geronimo Event Center

Rodeo, New Mexico

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  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Emily N. Taylor
   February 23


Coming Back to Rodeo!

Dr. Eduardo Costa

   When: Thursday Evening

February 23rd, 2019   

Dinner at 5:00 PM  

Performance begins at 6:30 PM   

Where:  Just North of Rodeo, NM on  

NM Route 80, @ Geronimo Event Center next to the Chiricahua Desert Museum.

Tickets are Available at the  

Chiricahua Desert Museum  

9-5 PM Daily - or call 575-557-5757

$35 Per Person

Reserved Tables for 8   

are available for $280    

Tentative Menu

Meat & Cheese Lasagna

Garlic Bread

Cesar Salad

Cheese Cake

Ice Tea & Lemonade



Vegetarian Option Available

First prize winner in the following competitions:

1. Alhambra International Guitar Competition - Dallas (2010)  

2. Indiana International Guitar Competition (2010)

3. Sholin Guitar Competition, Tucson, Arizona (2009)

4. Fifth Saint Joseph International Guitar Competition (2007)

5. Portland International Guitar Competition (2007)

6. IV Beeston Guitar Competition (2006)

7. XV Souza Lima Guitar Competition (2004)

8. VIII Musicalis Guitar Competition (2004)

9. XIV Souza Lima Chamber Music Competition (2003)

10. XIII Rising Project - USP - Classical Music Competition. (2003)

Dr. Costa received a full scholarship to pursue both Master's and Doctoral Degrees in Guitar Performance. He has
been invited to perform as a guest artist in major cities such as New York, Dallas, Portland, Houston, Boston, Austin,
San Jose, etc.

In 2008 he was the recipient of the highly competitive Northern Trust/Piper Enrichment Award. This award enabled Dr.
Costa to participate in The Koblenz Guitar Festival and Competition in Germany and to study with several esteemed
teachers in Europe. In the Koblenz International competition there were eighty participants from around the world. Dr.
Costa was among the six finalists, becoming the first Brazilian to achieve such an honor.

Dr. Costa was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall on 2011, won the third prize at one of the most renowned and
competitive guitar competitions of the world, the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) in 2010 and signed an
endorsement contract with D'Addario.

Dr. Costa is the creator of "Pathways to Guitar Excellence ©". This is a step-by-step system for achieving results in
guitar performance sponsored by the Medici Foundation.