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Rita Torres is currently a Research Fellow at CESEM - NOVA FCSH, one of Portugal's leading musicology research centres. She holds a PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts from the Portuguese Catholic University (2016; European PhD), as well as degrees in Chemical Engineering, Guitar, Musicology/Music Informatics and Composition. Her publications include one book chapter and five articles in international peer-reviewed journals. She co-organised an international conference and currently organises CESEM's Regular Research Symposium.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Rita Torres

Citation names

  • Torres, Rita
  • Torres, Rita L.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
3219-FBF4-3F8C
ORCID iD
0000-0001-6369-6250
Google Scholar ID
ritatorres.eu
Researcher Id
M-9493-2017

Email addresses

  • rtorres@fcsh.unl.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (CESEM; Centre for the Study of the Sociology and Aesthetics of Music). Av. de Berna, 26 C, 1069-061, Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • http://cesem.fcsh.unl.pt/pessoa/rita-torres (Scholar)
  • www.ritatorres.eu (Personal)

Knowledge fields

  • Humanities - Arts
  • Engineering and Technology

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1)
German Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2)
French Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Italian Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2)
Education
Degree Classification
2009/10/02 - 2016/09/16
Concluded
PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts [European PhD] (Doutoramento)
Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
Summa cum laude / 19 (max=20)
2003/10/06 - 2009/10/28
Concluded
Composition (Master)
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
1 (=max)
2009 - 2009
Concluded
Diplôme d'Études en Langue Française, DELF B1 (Outros)
Gouvernement francais Ministere de l'education nationale, France
2005/10/04 - 2008/09/24
Concluded
Musicology/Music Informatics (Bachelor)
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
1 (=max)
1989/10/01 - 2002/09/11
Concluded
Guitar Advanced Course ["Curso Complementar de Guitarra"] (Ensino secundário)
Academia de Amadores de Música, Portugal
17 (max=20)
1995/10/09 - 2002/06/18
Concluded
Chemical Engineering (Licenciatura)
Major in Applied Chemistry
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
14 (max=20)
2002 - 2002
Concluded
Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache [ZDF] (Outros)
Goethe Institut Portugal, Portugal
1991 - 1991
Concluded
Preliminary English Test [PET] (Outros)
University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, United Kingdom
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/01/01 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Portugal
2017/10/01 - 2017/12/31 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2010/01/01 - 2017/09/30 Researcher (Research) Universidade Católica Portuguesa Centro de Investigação em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes, Portugal
2010/01/01 - 2012/12/31 Visiting Researcher (Research) Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe – Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Musikinformatik, Germany

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2008/10/01 - 2010/09/30 Invited Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher) Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe – Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Musikinformatik, Germany

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2017/10/01 - Current Member of the Scientific Council of CESEM Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2017/01/01 - 2017/05/31 Translator & Narrator (Portuguese) Education Support Centre, Germany
2010/08/01 - 2011/01/31 Technical assistant Experimentalstudio des SWR, Germany
2006/01/01 - 2009/10/31 Guitar Teacher Musikschule Kandel, Germany
2005/03/01 - 2005/04/30 Portuguese language teacher Aprendo Sprachschule, Germany
1994/10/01 - 2003/05/31 Guitarist & Manager Per Suonare Ensemble, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2018 - Current Strategic project 'Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical'
UIDB/00693/2020
UID/EAT/00693/2019
UID/EAT/00693/2013
Research Fellow
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2017/12/31 Strategic project “Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical”
UID/EAT/00693/2013
Research Fellow
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2010 - 2013/12/31 PhD Research Project on Guitar Multiphonics
SFRH/ BD/ 65479/ 2009
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade Católica Portuguesa Centro de Investigação em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "The sound world of guitar multiphonics". In Music and sonic art: Theories and practices, edited by Dogantan-Dack, Mine; Dack, John, 78-94. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.
    Published
Conference abstract
  1. Torres, Rita. "Creative processes in composing for guitar: An auto-investigation in retrospect". Paper presented in The 21st Century Guitar Conference, Online, 2021.
    Published
  2. Torres, Rita. "Echos from Granada: Setting to music Lorca guitar-related poetry by revisiting Falla’s Homenaje". Paper presented in Tracking the Creative Process in Music, Lisboa, 2019.
    Published
  3. Torres, Rita. "Forms of usage of guitar multiphonics: State of the art". Paper presented in The 21st Century Guitar, Ottawa, 2019.
    Published
  4. Torres, Rita. "Guitar multiphonics: Overview of an ongoing research". Paper presented in Hong Kong International Guitar Forum, Hong Kong, 2018.
    Published
  5. Torres, Rita. "The technique of guitar multiphonics". Paper presented in 6th Lake Constance Guitar Research Meeting, Hemmenhofen, 2017.
    Published
  6. Torres, Rita. "The technique of guitar multiphonics". Paper presented in 5th International Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instrument Studies, Tomar region, 2016.
    Published
  7. Torres, Rita. "The sound world of guitar multiphonics". Paper presented in International Guitar Research Conference, Guildford, 2016.
    Published
  8. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "Guitar multiphonics: Establishing locations". Paper presented in Symposium of the Launch of the International Guitar Research Centre, Guildford, 2014.
    Published
  9. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo; Troge, Thomas A.. "Multiphonics as a compositional element in writing for amplified guitar". Paper presented in Third International Symposium on Music and Sonic Art (MuSA)): Theories and Practices, Karlsruhe, 2012.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "Guitar multiphonics: Influence of amplification". Paper presented in 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology – CIM14, Berlin, 2014.
    Published
  2. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "Guitar multiphonics: Notations for a formalized approach". Paper presented in VII Simpósio Académico de Violão [1 citation; http://www.embap.pr.gov.br/arquivos/File/simposio/violao2014/Anais_do_VII_Simposio_EMBAP.pdf], Curitiba, 2013.
    Published
  3. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (1)". Paper presented in Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society's 2012 Annual Conference, Seoul, 2012.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Torres, Rita. "Si amanece, nos vamos: From a Goya print to a new way of using guitar multiphonics". NOVA Contemporary Music Journal [Proceedings of NOVA Contemporary Music Meeting 2018] 2 (2022): 116-130. http://fabricadesites.fcsh.unl.pt/ncmm/nova-contemporary-music-journal.
    Open access • Published
  2. Torres, Rita. "Si amanece, nos vamos for solo guitar: Using multiphonics in a new way". Revista Vórtex 8 3 (2020): 1-14.
    Open access • Published • 10.33871/23179937.2020.8.3.1.7
  3. Torres, Rita. "The presence of a mysterious black silhouette: From a print to a new form of usage of guitar multiphonics". Leonardo Music Journal 30 (2020): 73-78.
    Open access • Published • 10.1162/lmj_a_01083
  4. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "Towards overcoming the guitar's color research gap". Revista Vórtex 2 1 (2014): 16-36. http://periodicos.unespar.edu.br/index.php/vortex/article/view/445 [2 citations].
    Open access • Published
  5. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (2)". Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts 4 1 (2012): 61-69. [7 citations; Corrigenda available from www.ritatorres.eu].
    Open access • Published • 10.7559/citarj.v4i1.67
  6. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. "Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (1) [Rev.]". Emille 10 - (2012): 55-65. http://keams.org/emille/emille/emille_10/1-6_torres&ferreira-lopes.pdf.
    Open access • Published
Report
  1. Torres, Rita. 2008. Dokumentation zu den elektroakustischen Stücken "Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar" und "Mostrengo-Interlude" [Technical memorandum].
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Torres, Rita Luzes. "A new chemistry of sound : The technique of multiphonics as a compositional element for guitar and amplified guitar". PhD, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2015. http://hdl.handle.net/10400.14/21230 [2 citations].
  2. Torres, Rita. "Von der punktuellen zur statistischen Zeitwahrnehmung: Stockhausens "...wie die Zeit vergeht..." und seine Rezeption. (B.A. dissertation)". Degree, Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, 2008.

Artistic / Performance

Musical composition
  1. Torres, Rita. MSTRG-TRLD [for seven percussionists; commissioned by Arte no Tempo]. Authorial edition [Premiere postponed due to covid-19], 2020.
  2. Torres, Rita. Estudo em jeito de homenagem [for harp and live electronics; commissioned by Arte no Tempo]. In Nova Música para Novos Músicos, vol. 3. Aveiro: Arte no Tempo (in press) [Premiere postponed due to covid-19], 2019.
  3. Torres, Rita. Luminescências [for amplified guitar and live electronics; commissioned by Arte no Tempo]. In Nova Música para Novos Músicos, vol. 2. Aveiro: Arte no Tempo (in press) [Authorial edition: 1 citation; 1 Performance], 2018.
  4. Torres, Rita. The fireflies, twinkling among leaves, make the stars wonder [for amplified guitar and live electronics; 2018 revision commissioned by Arte no Tempo]. Authorial edition [2 citations; 3 Performances], 2015.
  5. Torres, Rita. Si amanece nos vamos [for guitar; requested by Jürgen Ruck]. Authorial edition [1 citation; 5 Performances], 2015.
  6. Torres, Rita. Le tombeau de Falla [for voice and guitar; requested by Anna Alàs i Jové]. Authorial edition [1 citation; 4 Performances], 2012.
  7. Torres, Rita. Aquelarre step-by-step [for small ensemble; requested by chaotic.moebius]. Authorial edition [2 Performances], 2012.
  8. Torres, Rita. MSTRG [for one percussionist]. Authorial edition [1 Performance], 2009.
  9. Torres, Rita. Cyrano-Szenen III [for two violins]. Authorial edition, 2009.
  10. Torres, Rita. Mostrengo-Interlude [for 5.1 diffusion system; requested by Pedro Bittencourt]. [12 Performances], 2008.
  11. Torres, Rita. SMPG [for six percussionists]. Authorial edition [4 Performances], 2008.
  12. Torres, Rita. um Lieder herum... [for small ensemble]. Authorial edition [1 Performance], 2007.
  13. Torres, Rita. Quando eu morrer - Vertonungsversuche um den Tod [for mezzo-Soprano, alto saxophone and piano]. Authorial edition [2 Performances], 2007.
  14. Torres, Rita. Cyrano-Szenen II [for small ensemble]. Authorial edition [1 Performance], 2006.
  15. Torres, Rita. Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [for 5.1 diffusion system]. [14 Performances], 2005.
  16. Torres, Rita. Cyrano-Szenen [for guitar]. Authorial edition [2 citations; 12 Performances], 2004.
Musical performance
  1. Guitarist in performance of own work "Si amanece, nos vamos". In "The soundworld of guitar multiphonics" (Lecture-recital), International Guitar Research Conference, University of Surrey, Guildford (GB). 2016.
    Instrumentalist
  2. Guitarist in performance of own work "Si amanece, nos vamos". In "O mundo sonoro da técnica de multifónicos na guitarra" (Lecture-recital), Aveiro University (PT). 2016.
    Instrumentalist
  3. Live-electronics assistant in recording of Luigi Nono's "Con Luigi Dallapiccola" with Les Percussions de Strasbourg and the Experimentalstudio des SWR. Rosbaud Studio, SWR, Baden-Baden (DE). 2010.
    Other
  4. Live-electronics assistant in performance of Vinko Globokar's "Radiographie d'un Roman" with soloists, the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, the SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg and the Experimentalstudio des SWR. In Concert 02, Donaueschinger Musiktage (DE). 2010.
    Other
  5. Guitarist in performance of own work "Cyrano-Szenen". In Klangfarben – Farbklänge, Rosbaud-Studio, Baden-Baden (DE). 2007.
    Instrumentalist
  6. Guitarist in performance of own work "Cyrano-Szenen". In Kompositionsabend, Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (DE). 2006.
    Instrumentalist
  7. Live-electronics assistant in performance of Luigi Nono's "Con Luigi Dallapiccola" with I. Nakamura’s percussion class and the ComputerStudio of the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe. In Die Hochschule für Musik zu Gast im ZKM – Institut für Neue Musik und Medien: Schlagzeug und Elektronik, ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE). 2006.
    Other
  8. Guitarist in performance of the Per Suonare Ensemble in the TV show "A Outra Face da Lua" [ep. 18; recorded; RTP2; retransmitted in RTP Memória, 4.3.2018; https://www.rtp.pt/play/p4525/e337366/a-outra-face-da-lua/646292 (30:50 & 39:30)]. 2000.
    Instrumentalist
  9. Guitarist in 28 concerts or concert participations of the Per Suonare Ensemble up to 2003 (PT). 1994.
    Instrumentalist
  10. Soprano in 17 concerts or concert participations of the Chamber Choir of the Academia de Amadores de Música up to 1996 (PT). 1994.
    Soprano
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/12/13 Research on (classical) guitar multiphonics [Short lecture + Q&A; invited] Zoom Happy Hour for Guitar Scholars
Guitar Foundation of America, University of Denver, International Guitar Research Centre, Brunel University London
2018/04/29 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Festival Mixtur – Concert 20
Festival Mixtur (Barcelona, Spain)
2018/04/05 A técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-demonstration; invited] 12º Curso de Férias de Guitarra
Collegium Musicum, Festival DME (Seia, Portugal)
2018/02/09 A técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-demonstration; invited] VI Festival de Guitarra de Castelo Branco
Conservatório Regional de Castelo Branco (Castelo Branco, Portugal)
2017/11/29 A técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-demonstration] Conferências em Música e Musicologia
Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical – Pólo da Universidade de Évora (Évora, Portugal)
2017/11/09 A técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-demonstration] Palestras Guitarrísticas
Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas – Universidade do Minho (Braga, Portugal)
2017/11/05 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] eviMus 2017: 4. Saarbrücker Tage für elektro-akustische und visuelle Musik —Konzert VII
eviMus Festival, KuBa – Kulturzentrum am EuroBahnhof (Saarbrücken, Germany)
2017/10/23 The technique of guitar multiphonics [Lecture-workshop] -
Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium)
2016/09/02 Mostrengo-Interlude // Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music – Sound Gallery
Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (Bendigo, Australia)
2015/09/29 Si amanece, nos vamos [Performance] matrix15 – Neue Werke für Gitarre
Experimentalstudio des SWR (Freiburg, Germany)
2013/03/11 Le tombeau de Falla [Radio broadcast] MPClàssics
Catalunya Música (Spain)
2011/11/17 Das Mikrofon als kompositionelles Element [Lecture to the general public] IMA Lab No. 7
Institut für Musik und Akustik – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM) (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2011/04/01 [Presentation of own artistic work and its creative process to a highschool class] Komponistin Rita Torres zu Gast im Neigungsfach Musik
St. Dominikus Mädchengymnasium (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2010/09/22 SMPG [Performance] Okayama International Music Festival – Isao Nakamura & Friends
Okayama International Music Festival (Okayama, Japan)
2010/07/17 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Sonic Vigil V – Sound Stations
Sonic Vigil (Cork, Ireland)
2010/06/01 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] International Computer Music Conference – Evening Concert I
Stony Brook University, New York University, Electronic Music Foundation (New York, United States)
2010/04/24 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion] Black & White: 7th Audiovisual Festival – Audio competition
Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto, Portugal)
2010/01/16 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] NoiseFloor 2010 – Concert 2
Staffordshire University (Stafford, United Kingdom)
2009/10/01 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Channel Noise: Electronic Music
Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, United States)
2009/07/23 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion] 6th Sound and Music Computing Conference – Concert #1 [Curator: Pauline Oliveros]
INESC, CITAR, ESMAE, Casa da Música, DEEC – FEUP (Porto, Portugal)
2009/03/21 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] 8th International Women’s Electroacoustic Listening Room Project – Set #6
California State University (Fullerton, United States)
2008/09/20 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] 14º Festival Música Viva – Soundwalk
Miso Music (Lisboa, Portugal)
2008/06/06 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion; with video by Katja Wahl] Ondes d'après Poètes
Université Paris 8 (Paris, France)
2007/06/29 um Lieder herum... [Performance (Premiere)] Nachtklänge III
Badisches Staatstheater (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2005/06/09 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Next Generation Festival – Menschine
Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) (Karlsruhe, Germany)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2021/03 - Current Simpósio Permanente de Investigação do CESEM [CESEM's Regular Research Symposium; shorturl.at/ckBI3] (2021/05)
Symposium (Co-organisor)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Portugal
2019/10/01 - 2021/03/21 The 21st Century Guitar Conference [shorturl.at/eiwQV] (2021/03/22 - 2021/03/26)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Portugal

International Guitar Research Centre, United Kingdom

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
2018/02/10 - 2018/05/21 "A guitarra contemporânea" [The contemporary guitar; symposium; shorturl.at/lJMO4] (2018/05/19 - 2018/05/20)
Symposium (Co-organisor)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Portugal

Associação de Fomento do Ensino Artístico, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2021/06/15 - 2021/06/15 Attendance of webinar
Seminar
Research design with Idea Puzzle
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/05/28 - 2021/05/28 Attendance of webinar
Seminar
Escrita Técnica e Científica [Technical and Scientific Writing]
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/10/15 - 2020/10/15 Attendance of webinar
Seminar
How to be a peer reviewer
SAGE Publishing, United Kingdom
2020/01/06 - 2020/03/31 Attendance of online course
Seminar
Mid-career learning program
Taylor & Francis Group, United Kingdom
2019/10/21 - 2020/01/06 Attendance of online course
Seminar
Early Career Learning Program
Taylor & Francis Group, United Kingdom
2019/12/03 - 2019/12/04 Attendance of short seminar-course
Seminar
Developing Supervisory Skills
Universidade Nova de Lisboa – NOVA Escola Doutoral, Portugal
2018/12/03 - 2018/12/03 Attendance of short course
Other
Direito de Autor e Domínio Público [Author's Rights and Public Domain]
Acesso Cultura, Portugal
2018/06/08 - 2018/06/22 Artistic residency
Other
CEAC Residências Artísticas 2018
Centro de Estudos de Arte Contemporânea (CEAC), Portugal
2018/06/03 - 2018/06/04 Attendance of short seminar course
Seminar
Project Management
Universidade Nova de Lisboa – NOVA Escola Doutoral, Portugal
2018/04/17 - 2018/04/17 Attendance of workshop with Catherine Pickering
Workshop
Writing Research Papers
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro Interdisciplinar de Ciências Sociais, Portugal
2018/03/26 - 2018/03/29 Attendance of shortworkshop course with Åke Parmerud
Workshop
Max/MSP Workshop
Associação de Fomento do Ensino Artístico (AFEA), Portugal
2017/05/08 - 2017/05/09 Attendance of workshop with Sergi Fernandez (i2Cat)
Workshop
Project Proposal and Management
Universidade Católica Portuguesa Centro de Investigação em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes, Portugal
2017/04/28 - 2017/04/28 Attendance of workshop with Malcom Love
Workshop
Speaking for Science
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
2015/09/26 - 2015/10/03 Attendance of new music academy
Other
matrix15 Experimentalstudio-Akademie
Experimentalstudio des SWR, Germany
2015/03/28 - 2015/07/10 Artistic residency
Other
Residency-Programme
Institut für Musik und Akustik, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM) , Germany
2012/08/01 - 2012/09/30 Artistic residency
Other
Artists-In-Residency
Villa Sträuli, Switzerland
2011/10/24 - 2011/10/28 Attendance of short seminar course with Michael Jarrell
Seminar
Karlsruher Meisterklassen – Komposition
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2011/04/01 - 2011/07/31 Scientific residency
Other
Residency-Programme
Institut für Musik und Akustik, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM) , Germany
2011/02/05 - 2011/02/16 Attendance of new music academy
Other
impuls akademie: 7. internationale Ensemble- und Komponistenakademie für zeitgenössische Musik
impuls: Verein zur Vermittlung zeitgenössischer Musik, Austria
2009/10/14 - 2010/10/20 Attendance of seminar course with Brice Pauset
Seminar
Komposition
Hochschule für Musik Freiburg, Germany
2010/06/21 - 2010/06/26 Attendance of new music academy
Other
matrix 10: Perspektiven der Live-Elektronik
Experimentalstudio des SWR, Germany
2010/05/03 - 2010/05/07 Attendance of short seminar course with Enno Poppe
Seminar
Karlsruher Meisterklassen – Komposition
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2010/03/11 - 2010/03/15 Attendance of short seminar course with Emmanuel Nunes
Seminar
Seminário de Composição (Composition seminar)
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
2009/06/15 - 2009/06/21 Attendance of new music academy
Other
matrix09: Perspektiven der Live-Elektronik
Experimentalstudio des SWR, Germany
2009/01/26 - 2009/02/03 Attendance of short seminar course with Olga Neuwirth
Seminar
Karlsruher Meisterklassen – Komposition
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2008/06/30 - 2008/07/10 Attendance of short seminar course with Tom Johnson
Seminar
Karlsruher Meisterklassen – Komposition
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2007/10 - 2008/06 Attendance of seminar course with Ivan Fedele
Seminar
Composition
Conservatoire de Strasbourg, France
2007/10 - 2008/06 Attendance of seminar course with Mark Andre
Seminar
Orchestration
Conservatoire de Strasbourg, France
2007/07/06 - 2007/07/19 Attendance of Max/MSP workshop course with Mikhail Malt, Jean Lochard and Emmanuel Jourdan
Workshop
Centre Acanthes – Atelier d'informatique musicale IRCAM (niveau débutants)
Association pour la Création et la Diffusion Artistique (ACDA), France
2006/10/18 - 2006/10/23 Attendance of new music academy
Other
Next Generation
SWR Donaueschinger Musiktage, Germany
2004/08/07 - 2004/08/22 Attendance of new music academy
Other
Darmstädter Ferienkurse [Darmstadt Summer Course]
Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2020/10/26 Incremento da habilidade em conciliar movimentos bimanuais rápidos e precisos na performance do violão [Increasing the ability to conciliate fast and precise bimanual movements on the guitar performance]
(Thesis) Arguer
Inácio Rabaioli (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2007/01/01 - Current Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte (GEMA) Associated member

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2020/03/07 - 2020/04/23 The 21st Century Guitar CESEM, IGRC, Memorial University

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2010/04 - 2010/07 Formenkunde und Analyse II [Musical Analysis] Musikwissenschaft/Musikinformatik (Bachelor) Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2009/10 - 2010/02 Formenkunde und Analyse [Musical analysis] Musikwissenschaft/Musikinformatk (Bachelor) Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2009/04 - 2010/02 Max/MSP Einführende Projekte [Introduction to Max/MSP projects] Musikwissenschaft/Musikinformatik (Bachelor) Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2006/01 - 2009/10 Gitarre [Guitar] (Outros) Musikschule Kandel, Germany
2009/04 - 2009/07 Übungen zur Vorlesung Musikinformatik II [Music informatics II – Practical exercises] Musikwissenschaft/Musikinformatik (Bachelor) Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2008/10 - 2009/02 Übungen zur Vorlesung Musikinformatik I [Music informatics I – Practical exercises] Musikwissenschaft/Musikinformatik (Bachelor) Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2005/03 - 2005/04 Portugiesisch [Portuguese language] (Outros) Aprendo Sprachschule, Germany

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2021/03/14 - 2021/03/14 Contemporary Guitar Blog [shorturl.at/myDFO] The 21 Century Guitar Conference
2015/05/08 - 2015/05/08 Império dos Sentidos [Antena 2, PT; included broadcast of Cyrano-Szenen] Promotion of the concert of Si amanece, nos vamos's premiere (live)
2012/11/16 - 2012/11/16 High Noon [Radio Stadtfilter, CH; included broadcast of Cyrano-Szenen] Promotion of the concert of Aquelarre step-by-step's premiere (live)
2001/01/18 - 2001/01/18 O Despertar dos Músicos [Antena 2, PT] Promotion of a concert of the Per Suonare Ensemble (live)

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2018/07/01 - 2018/07/07 Revista Vórtex (2317-9937) Universidade Estadual do Paraná [issue: http://vortex.unespar.edu.br/completo_v6_n2.pdf]
2017/06/01 - 2017/06/07 Revista Vórtex (2317-9937) Universidade Estadual do Paraná [issue: http://vortex.unespar.edu.br/completo_v5_n1.pdf]

Other jury / evaluation

Activity description Institution / Organization
2016/06/01 - 2016/06/15 Selection of participants for Simpósio Música Nova's (SiMN) composition activities Escola de Música e Belas Artes do Paraná, Brazil
Distinctions

Award

2010 Audience choice: Audio [for "Mostrengo Interlude"]
Black & White: 7th Audiovisual Festival, Portugal

Other distinction

2020 Citation in Ciszak, T., & Josel, S. F. (2020). Of neon light: Multiphonic aggregates on the electric guitar. Tempo 74(291), 25-49. DOI: 10.1017/S0040298219000962. p. 26
2020 Citation in Fallowfield, E. (2020). Cello multiphonics: Technical and other musical parameters. Tempo 74(291), 51-69. DOI: 10.1017/S0040298219000974. p. 58
2020 Martins, J. D. L., & Simões, R. C. (2020). A Produção de Conhecimento sobre Violão em Dois Eventos Nacionais (2007-2018). Revista Vórtex, 8(3), 1-34. DOI: 10.33871/23179937.2020.8.3.1.29. p. 13
2016 Citation in Scarduelli, F., & Ribeiro, F. (2016). Criação musical colaborativa: O processo de escrita e performance de Melancoli[r]a para violão solo. In Proceedings of XXVI Congresso da Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Música, p. 4
2015 Selection of the pieces "Cyrano-Szenen" and "Si amanece, nos vamos" for the matrix15 call for guitar music
matrix15 Experimentalstudio-Akademie, Germany
2015 Citation in Schneider, J. (2015). The Contemporary Guitar (Rev. and enlarged ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, p. 113
2015 Citation in Kubilay, I. A., Vesilkkala, J. T., Pàmies-Vilà, M., Kuusi, T., & Välimäki, V. (2015). High-speed line-scan camera measurements of piano string multiphonics. Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration, p. 2
2015 Citation in Vishnick, M. L. (2015). Sculpting sound on the classical six-string guitar, Vol. 2. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, p. 239
2014 Citation in Josel, S. F., & Tsao, M. (2014). The techniques of guitar playing. Kassel: Bärenreiter, p. 118
2011 Music Grant
Gesellschaft zu Förderung der Kunst und Medientechnologie, Germany
2011 Selection of the piece "Quando eu morrer" for the impuls 2011 call Voice/Voice+
impuls akademie: 7. internationale Ensemble- und Komponistenakademie für zeitgenössische Musik, Austria
2010 Music Grant
Experimentalstudio des SWR, Germany
2009 Honor (Chamber Music category) [for "Quando eu morrer"]
4º Concurso Internacional de Composição da Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
2008 Mathilde-Planck Contract Lectureship
Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg, Germany
2005 Graduate Scholarship
Land Baden-Württemberg, Portugal