ABOUT

  Born in 1998 (Braga, Portugal). Studied Piano and Composition at Braga Gulbenkian Conservatory and did his bachelor in Composition at Lisbon Superior Music School. Currently he is doing his Masters in Multimedia Composition at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg with Alexander Schubert.

His work as been presented in South Korea, USA, Colombia, Mexico, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Norway, Iceland, Spain and, regularly, all over Portugal.

Has received commissions from: UNESCO – Braga Media Arts / ZKM, Gaudeamus, RTP / Antena 2, Casa da Música, Centro Cultural de Belém, ensemble neoN, Arte no Tempo and Aveiro City Council.

As a performer he plays, mostly, electronic instruments built by himself. Highlight for the projects CACO.MEAL, Omniae Large Ensemble, xD and DUO Almeida / Carlos Pinto.

He has scores edited by: Babel Scores, MPMP, Scherzo Editions and Arte no Tempo.

⌦  Nascido em 1998 (Braga, Portugal). Estudou Piano e Composição no Conservatório Gulbenkian de Braga e licenciou-se em Música – Composição pela Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa. Encontra-se, de momento, a realizar o Mestrado em Composição Multimédia na Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg com Alexander Schubert.

O seu trabalho tem sido apresentado em festivais e salas na Coreia do Sul, EUA, Colombia, México, Alemanha, França, Holanda, Áustria, Suíça, Itália, Bélgica, Noruega, Islândia, Espanha e, regularmente, ao longo de todo o território Português.

Tem recebido encomendas de entidades como: UNESCO – Braga Media Arts / ZKM, Gaudeamus, Casa da Música, RTP / Antena 2, Centro Cultural de Belém, Ensemble neoN / ars ad hoc e Arte no Tempo.

A sua atividade enquanto performer consiste, maioritariamente, no uso de instrumentos eletrónicos que o próprio constrói e modifica. Destaque para os projetos CACO.MEAL, Omniae Large Ensemble, xD e DUO Almeida / Carlos Pinto.

Possui partituras editadas por: Babel Scores, MPMP, Scherzo Editions e Arte no Tempo.


PRIZES and HONORS

2020
Winner . City to City @ UNESCO, powered by ZKM – Karlsruhe and Braga Media Arts [link]
Winner . tubo de ensaio 02 @ Arte no Tempo, ensemble neoN and ensemble ars ad hoc [link]

2019
Selected . Festival Manifeste @ IRCAM / Centre Pompidou, Paris . working with the ensemble NIKEL and Raphaël Cendo (FR)
Selected . Bijloke Summer Academy . opera creation residency by ENOA @ LOD Muziektheater, Gent (BE)
Winner . Laboratórios de Verão @ gnration . with the project CACO.MEAL (PT)
Young Associated Composer @ Estúdios Victor Córdon . partnership with São Carlos National Theatre and National Ballet Company (PT) [link]
Selected . CEMI CIRCLES @ Texas (USA)
Selected . Arts Incubator @ Seoul (KOR)
Selected . MAtera INtermedia Festival @ Matera (IT)
Selected . Mixtur Festival @ Barcelona (ES)

2018
Winner . Gaudeamus Muziekweek + Trash Panda Collective call @ Utrecht (NL)
2nd prize
. VI Composition Competition by Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa @ Casa da Música (PT) [link]
Selected . Mixtur Festival @ Barcelona (ES)

2016
1st prize . NanoMúsicos Eletroacústicos by Festival DME (PT)
Best piece in the genre – War Movie . Film Music Competition by Associazione Ravel, Bergamo (IT)