???global.info.a_carregar???
Rita Torres is currently a researcher at the Centre for the Study of the Sociology and Aesthetics of Music (CESEM) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH). She was previously a researcher at CESEM's branch at the University of Évora, at the Research Centre for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR) of the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP), and, as guest, at the Institute of Musicology and Music Informatics (IMWI) of the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe. She holds a PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts from the UCP, as well as degrees in Chemical Engineering, Guitar, Musicology/Music Informatics and Composition. Her work as a researcher and as a composer has been presented worldwide in events such as international festivals and conferences and is currently centred on guitar multiphonics. /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Rita Torres é presentemente investigadora do Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (CESEM) da Faculdade de Ciências Sociais de Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH). Anteriormente foi investigadora do pólo do CESEM na Universidade de Évora, do Centro de Investigação em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes (CITAR) da Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) e, como convidada, do Instituto de Musicologia e Informática Musical (IMWI) da Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe. É doutorada em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes pela UCP, tendo ainda obtido diplomas em Engenharia Química, Guitarra, Musicologia/Informática Musical e Composição. O seu trabalho como investigadora e como compositora foi já apresentado mundialmente em eventos tais como festivais e conferências internacionais e centra-se actualmente na técnica de multifónicos na guitarra.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Rita Torres

Citation names

  • Torres, Rita

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
"A new chemistry of sound: The technique of multiphonics as a compositional element for guitar and amplified guitar" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Summa cum laude / 19 (max=20)
2003/10/06 - 2009/10/28
Concluded
Composition (Master)
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
"[Final concert]" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
1 (=max)
2005/10/04 - 2008/09/24
Concluded
Musicology/Music Informatics (Bachelor)
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
"Von der punktuellen zur statistischen Zeitwahrnehmung Stockhausens: "wie die Zeit vergeht" und seine [From Point by Point to Statistical Time Perception: Stockhausens "...wie die Zeit vergeht..." and its Reception]" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
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
"Projecto de uma Unidade Industrial de Silicato de Sódio [Project of an Industrial Unit of Sodium Silicate]" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
14 (max=20)
Affiliation

Science

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

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

Others

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

Other

Designation Funders
2019 - Current Strategic project “Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical”
UID/EAT/00693/2019
Research Fellow
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2018/12/31 Strategic project “Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical”
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
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2018. "The sound world of guitar multiphonics". In Music and sonic art: Theories and practices, edited by Dogantan-Dack, Mine; Dack, John, 78-94. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. http://ritatorres.eu/05-MuSA-Chapter5-Torres-Lopes.pdf.
    Published
Conference abstract
  1. Torres, Rita. 2018. "Si amanece, nos vamos: From a Goya print to a new form of usage of guitar multiphonics". Paper presented in NOVA Contemporary Music Meeting, Lisboa, Portugal, n.p..
    Published
  2. Torres, Rita. 2018. "Guitar multiphonics: Overview of an ongoing research". Paper presented in Hong Kong International Guitar Forum, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China, 19-19.
    Published
  3. Torres, Rita. 2017. "The technique of guitar multiphonics". Paper presented in 6th Lake Constance Guitar Research Meeting, Hemmenhofen, Germany, 6-7.
    Published
  4. Torres, Rita. 2016. "The technique of guitar multiphonics". Paper presented in 5th International Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instrument Studies, Tomar region, Portugal, 35-36.
    Published
  5. Torres, Rita. 2016. "The sound world of guitar multiphonics". Paper presented in International Guitar Research Conference, Guildford, United Kingdom, 50-50.
    Published
  6. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2014. "Guitar multiphonics: Influence of Amplification". Paper presented in 9th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology – CIM14, Berlin, Germany, online.
    Published
  7. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2014. "Guitar multiphonics: Establishing locations". Paper presented in Symposium of the Launch of the International Guitar Research Centre, Guildford, United Kingdom, 6-6.
    Published
  8. Torres, Rita. 2013. "Guitar multiphonics: Notations for a formalized approach". Paper presented in VII Simpósio Acadêmico de Violão da EMBAP, Curitiba, Brazil, 17-17.
    Published
  9. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo; Troge, Thomas A.. 2012. "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, Germany, 52-52.
    Published
  10. Torres, Rita. 2011. "The Microphone as a Compositional Element". Paper presented in Jornadas de Doutoramento: Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes, Porto, Portugal, online.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Torres, Rita. 2018. "Si amanece, nos vamos: From a Goya print to a new form of usage of guitar multiphonics". In Proceedings: NOVA Contemporary Music Meeting, Lisboa, Portugal. Lisboa, Portugal: Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (in press).
    In press
  2. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2014. "Guitar multiphonics: Influence of amplification". In Proceedings: 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology -- CIM14, Berlin, Germany, 276-279. Berlin, Germany: Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung Berlin.
    Published
  3. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2013. "Guitar multiphonics: Notations for a formalized approach". In Anais do Evento: VII Simpósio Académico de Violão, Curitiba, Brazil, 263-281. Curitiba, Brazil: Escola de Música e Belas Artes do Paraná. Retrievable from http://www.embap.pr.gov.br/arquivos/File/simposio/violao2014/Anais_do_VII_Simposio_EMBAP.pdf [1 citation].
    Published
  4. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2012. "Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (1)". In Proceedings: Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society's 2012 Annual Conference, Seoul, South Korea, 73-83. Seoul, South Korea: Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2014. "Guitar multiphonics: Influence of amplification". Paper presented in 9th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology – CIM14.
Journal article
  1. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2014. "Towards overcoming the guitar's color research gap". Revista Vórtex 2 (1): 16-36. http://vortex.unespar.edu.br/torres_v2_n1.pdf [1 citation].
    Open access • Published
  2. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2012. "Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (2)". Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts 4 (1): 61-69. http://artes.ucp.pt/citarj/article/view/67/37 [Corrigenda available from www.ritatorres.eu] [8 citations].
    Open access • Published • 10.7559/citarj.v4i1.67
  3. Torres, Rita; Ferreira-Lopes, Paulo. 2012. "Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (1) [Rev.]". Emille 10 (-): 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].
    10.2172/4243414
  2. Afonso, Fernando; Torres, Rita. 2002. Absorção do Cádmio pelo Sorghum bicolor e sua translocação do exterior para o interior da raiz [Licenciate Major report].
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Torres, Rita Luzes. 2015. "A new chemistry of sound : The technique of multiphonics as a compositional element for guitar and amplified guitar". PhD Thesis. http://repositorio.ucp.pt/bitstream/10400.14/21230/1/Rita Torres - A New Chemistry of Sound.pdf.
  2. Torres, Rita. 2008. "Von der punktuellen zur statistischen Zeitwahrnehmung: Stockhausens "...wie die Zeit vergeht..." und seine Rezeption. (B.A. dissertation)". Licenciature Thesis.
  3. Torres, Rita. 2002. "Projecto de uma Unidade Industrial de Silicato de Sódio". Licenciature Thesis.
Website
  1. Torres, Rita. 2009. Rita Torres. www.ritatorres.eu.
  2. Torres, Rita. 2000. Per Suonare Ensemble. [withdrawn; archive of last version (2006) available from http://shorturl.at/psvBI].

Artistic / Performance

Musical composition
  1. Torres, Rita. 2018. Luminescências [for amplified guitar and live electronics; commission]. In Nova Música para Novos Músicos, vol. 2. Aveiro: Arte no Tempo (in press).
  2. Torres, Rita. 2015. The fireflies, twinkling among leaves, make the stars wonder [for amplified guitar and live electronics; commission]. Authorial edition.
  3. Torres, Rita. 2015. Si amanece nos vamos [for guitar; invitation]. Authorial edition.
  4. Torres, Rita. 2012. Le tombeau de Falla [for voice and guitar; invitation]. Authorial edition.
  5. Torres, Rita. 2012. Aquelarre step-by-step [for small ensemble; invitation]. Authorial edition.
  6. Torres, Rita. 2009. MSTRG [for one percussionist]. Authorial edition.
  7. Torres, Rita. 2009. Cyrano-Szenen III [for two violins]. Authorial edition.
  8. Torres, Rita. 2008. Mostrengo-Interlude [Hörspiel for 5.1 diffusion system; invitation].
  9. Torres, Rita. 2008. SMPG [for six percussionists]. Authorial edition.
  10. Torres, Rita. 2007. um Lieder herum... [for small ensemble]. Authorial edition.
  11. Torres, Rita. 2007. Quando eu morrer - Vertonungsversuche um den Tod [for mezzo-Soprano, alto saxophone and piano]. Authorial edition.
  12. Torres, Rita. 2006. Cyrano-Szenen II [for small ensemble]. Authorial edition.
  13. Torres, Rita. 2005. Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [for 5.1 diffusion system].
  14. Torres, Rita. 2004. Cyrano-Szenen [for guitar]. Authorial edition.
Musical performance
  1. 2016. 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).
  2. 2016. 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).
  3. 2010. 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).
  4. 2010. 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).
  5. 2007. Guitarist in performance of own work "Cyrano-Szenen". In Klangfarben – Farbklänge, Rosbaud-Studio, Baden-Baden (DE).
  6. 2006. Guitarist in performance of own work "Cyrano-Szenen". In Kompositionsabend, Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (DE).
  7. 2006. 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).
  8. 2000. 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)].
  9. 1994. Guitarist in 28 concerts or concert participations of the Per Suonare Ensemble up to 2003 (PT).
  10. 1994. Soprano in 17 concerts or concert participations of the Chamber Choir of the Academia de Amadores de Música up to 1996 (PT).
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2019/03/23 The fireflies, twinkling among leaves, make the stars wonder [Performance (Premiere)] Reencontros de Música Contemporânea
Arte no Tempo (Aveiro, Portugal)
2019/03/15 Luminescências [Performance (Premiere)] Reencontros de Música Contemporânea
Arte no Tempo (Aveiro, Portugal)
2018/11/21 Si amanece, nos vamos: From a Goya print to a new form of usage of guitar multiphonics [Lecture-demonstration] NOVA Contemporary Music Meeting
Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (CESEM) (Lisboa, Portugal)
2018/10/13 Cyrano-Szenen: parts II, III, VI [Performance] 63. Wettbewerb
Tonkünstlerverband Baden-Württemberg (Stuttgart, Germany)
2018/10/11 Cyrano-Szenen: parts II, III, VI [Performance] Musikschulkonzert
Musikschule Mannheim (Mannheim, Germany)
2018/10/06 Luminescências [Lecture to the general public] Conversas 4.0
Centro de Estudos de Arte Contemporânea (Vila Nova da Barquinha, Portugal)
2018/07/10 Guitar multiphonics: Overview of an ongoing research [Lecture] 3rd Altamira Hong Kong International Guitar Symposium – International Guitar Forum
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, University of Surrey – International Guitar Research Centre (IGRC) (Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China)
2018/05/19 A técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-demonstration]; The fireflies, twinkling among leaves, make the stars wonder [Open reading]; Cyrano-Szenen [Performance]; Si amanece, nos vamos [Performance] Festival DME 61 – Simpósio: A guitarra contemporânea
Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (CESEM), Associação de Fomento do Ensino Artístico (AFEA) (Lisboa, Portugal)
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] 12º Curso de Férias de Guitarra
Collegium Musicum, Festival DME (Seia, Portugal)
2018/03/17 Cyrano-Szenen: parts II, III, VI [Performance] Jugend musiziert: Landeswettbewerb Baden-Württemberg
Deutscher Musikrat (Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany)
2018/03/10 Cyrano-Szenen: parts II, III, VI [Performance] Schülervorspiel
Regionalverband Rhein-Neckar im Tonkünstlerverband Baden-Württemberg (Mannheim, Germany)
2018/02/09 A técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-demonstration] VI Festival de Guitarra de Castelo Branco
Conservatório Regional de Castelo Branco (Castelo Branco, Portugal)
2018/01/27 Cyrano-Szenen: parts II, III, VI [Performance] Jugend musiziert: Regionalwettbewerb Mannheim
Deutscher Musikrat (Mannheim, Germany)
2018/01/22 Cyrano-Szenen: parts II, III, VI [Performance] Jugend musiziert: Teilnehmer stellen sich vor
Musikschule Mannheim (Mannheim, Germany)
2018/01/13 Cyrano-Szenen: parts II, III, VI [Performance] Vorbereitungsvorspiel zu “Jugend musiziert”
Tonkünstlerverband Baden-Württemberg (Heidelberg, Germany)
2017/12/13 A técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-demonstration] -
Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espectáculo (ESMAE) (Porto, 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: Konzert der neuen Generation
eviMus Festival, KuBa – Kulturzentrum am EuroBahnhof (Saarbrücken, Germany)
2017/10/23 The technique of guitar multiphonics [Lecture-workshop] -
Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium)
2017/03/12 The technique of guitar multiphonics [Lecture-demonstration] 6th Lake Constance Guitar Research Meeting
Dr. Gerhard Penn and Andreas Stevens (Hemmenhofen, Germany)
2016/10/29 The technique of guitar multiphonics [Lecture-demonstration] 5th International Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instrument Studies: Times and challenges
ANIMUSIC (Região de Tomar, Portugal)
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)
2016/03/23 The sound world of guitar multiphonics [Lecture-recital] International Guitar Research Conference
University of Surrey – International Guitar Research Centre (Guildford, United Kingdom)
2016/03/23 Si amanece, nos vamos [Performance] International Guitar Research Conference – The sound world of guitar multiphonics [Lecture-recital]
University of Surrey – International Guitar Research Centre (IGRC) (Guildford, United Kingdom)
2016/03/15 O mundo sonoro da técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-recital] -
Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)
2016/03/15 Si amanece, nos vamos [Performance] O mundo sonoro da técnica de multifónicos na guitarra [Lecture-recital]
Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)
2015/09/29 Si amanece, nos vamos [Performance] matrix15 – Neue Werke für Gitarre
Experimentalstudio des SWR (Freiburg, Germany)
2015/07/04 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] III Festival Guitarras Mágicas – Portugal XX - XXI: Trajectos da nova música portuguesa
Miguel Lopes, João Moita, Associação Cultural e Social de Couto de Esteves (ACSCE), Centro das Artes do Espetáculo (CAE), Câmara Municipal de Sever do Vouga (Couto de Esteves, Portugal)
2015/05/09 Si amanece, nos vamos [Performance (Premiere)] Festival Terras sem sombra – O Tempo e o Modo: Diálogos entre Guitarras
Pedra Angular (Santiago do Cacém, Portugal)
2015/05/08 Cyrano-Szenen [Radio broadcast] Império dos Sentidos
Antena 2 (Portugal)
2014/12/04 Guitar multiphonics: Influence of amplification [Short lecture] 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
2014/03/29 Guitar multiphonics: Establishing locations [Lecture] International Guitar Research Centre Launch
University of Surrey – International Guitar Research Centre (Guildford, United Kingdom)
2014/02/13 Le tombeau de Falla [Radio broadcast] Auditoris
Catalunya Música (Spain)
2013/12/11 Guitar multiphonics: Notations for a formalized approach [Lecture] VII Simpósio Acadêmico de Violão da EMBAP
Escola de Música e Belas Artes do Paraná (Curitiba, Brazil)
2013/11/16 Le tombeau de Falla [Performance] Tonades de la península
Hotel Monegal (Sant Llorenç de Morunys (Catalonia), Spain)
2013/11/15 Le tombeau de Falla [Performance] Residents 2013-2014 – Anna Alàs i Jové: Tonades de la península
Ateneu Barcelonès (Barcelona, Spain)
2013/05/31 Le tombeau de Falla [Radio broadcast] Auditoris
Catalunya Música (Spain)
2013/05/17 Le tombeau de Falla [Performance] Openhouse Project – Music night #3: Tonades de la península
Openhouse team (Barcelona, Spain)
2013/03/11 Le tombeau de Falla [Radio broadcast] MPClàssics
Catalunya Música (Spain)
2013/01/20 Le tombeau de Falla [Performance (Premiere)] Residencies Musicals – Anna Alàs I Jové: Concert solista: Tonades de la península
Fundación Catalunya La Pedrera (Barcelona, Spain)
2012/11/20 Aquelarre step-by-step [Performance] Aquelarre [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZeWqsfy_vU]
chaotic.moebius (Basel, Switzerland)
2012/11/19 Aquelarre step-by-step [Performance (Premiere)] Aquelarre
chaotic.moebius (Winterthur, Switzerland)
2012/11/16 Cyrano-Szenen [Radio broadcast] High Noon
Radio Stadtfilter (Switzerland)
2012/10/26 Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar (1) [Lecture] Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society's 2012 Annual Conference
Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society (Seoul, South Korea)
2012/07/07 Multiphonics as a Compositional Element in Writing for Amplified Guitar [Lecture] Third International Symposium on Music/Sonic Art: Pratices and Theories
Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Musikinformatik – Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany)
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)
2011/10/08 The microphone as a compositional element [Lecture] Jornadas de Doutoramento: Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes
Escola das Artes – Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto, Portugal)
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)
2010/09/25 SMPG [Performance] Isao Nakamura & Friends
Phoenix Hall (Osaka, Japan)
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)
2010/05 [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)
2010/04/24 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)
2009/10/28 Diploma concert [Performances of MSTRG (Premiere), Cyrano-Szenen, Quando eu morrer, SMPG] Abschlusskonzert Komposition: Rita Torres
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2009/10/01 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Channel Noise: Electronic Music
Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, United States)
2009/07/24 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion; with video by Sebastian Schmitt] ton:art: digitale Klangkunst
Galerie Margit Haupt (Karlsruhe, Germany)
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)
2009/07/02 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion; with video by Sebastian Schmitt] Music2thousand
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2009/06/02 SMPG [Performance (Premiere)] Schlagzeugabend
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2009/05/09 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion] Ondas segundo Poetas
Miso Music (Lisboa, 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)
2009/02/10 Cyrano-Szenen [Performance] Gitarrenmusik aus Portugal und Brasilien
Hochschule für Musik Würzburg (Würzburg, Germany)
2009/01/30 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion; with video by Sebastian Schmitt] Isto não é um concerto [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grlasE4fXrA (overview; 2:11)]
Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB) (Lisboa, Portugal)
2009/01/22 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion; with video by Sebastian Schmitt] ComputerStudio der Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe: Studiokonzert
Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) (Karlsruhe, Germany)
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)
2008/05/29 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion] Ondes d'après Poètes
CIUP: Maison du Brésil (Paris, France)
2008/04/25 Mostrengo-Interlude [Diffusion (Premiere); with video by Katja Wahl] Wellen durch Dichter
Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2008/03/26 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Festival DME 4
Associação de Fomento do Ensino Artístico (Seia, Portugal)
2007/12/15 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Jornadas Nova Música: 10 anos
Arte no Tempo (Porto, Portugal)
2007/06/29 um Lieder herum... [Performance (Premiere)] Nachtklänge III
Badisches Staatstheater (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2007/05/31 Quando eu morrer – Vertonungsversuche um den Tod [Performance (Premiere)] Klassenkonzert Komposition
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2007/03/13 Cyrano-Sezenen [Performance] Klangfarben–Farbklänge
Rotary Club Baden-Baden-Merkur (Baden-Baden, Germany)
2006/07/14 Cyrano-Szenen II [Performance (Premiere)] Nachtklänge III
Badisches Staatstheater (Karlsruhe, Portugal)
2006/06/22 Cyrano-Szenen [Performance (Premiere)] Kompositionsabend
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Portugal)
2005/06/09 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion] Next Generation Festival – Menschine
Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) (Karlsruhe, Germany)
2005/01/15 Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar [Diffusion (Premiere)] Studiokonzert II
Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) (Karlsruhe, Germany)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2018/02/10 - 2018/05/21 "A guitarra contemporânea" (The contemporary guitar; symposium) [http://www.festival-dme.org/2018/05/dme-61-simposio-guitarra-contemporanea.html] (2018/05/19 - 2018/05/20) 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
2018/12/03 - 2018/12/03 Attendance of short course with Mafalda Sebastião and Teresa Nobre
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 with Carolina Santos and Hugo Soares
Seminar
Project Management
Universidade Nova de Lisboa – NOVA Escola Doutoral, Portugal
2018/05/14 - 2018/05/16 Attendance of short seminar course with António Granado, Joana Lobo Antunes and Sílvia Castro
Seminar
Redes Sociais para Cientistas [Social Media for Scientists]
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
2017/07/03 - 2017/07/05 Attendance of short workshop course with Carlos Pinto
Workshop
Curso Europeu de Primeiros Socorros [European First Aid Course]
Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa, 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
2009/02/24 - 2009/02/26 Attendance of short seminar course with Markus Jans
Seminar
24. Internationalen Händel-Akademie 2009 – Historisch informierte Analyse [Historically Informed Analysis]
Internationale HändelAkademie, 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 - 2009 Attendance of French language course, level B1
Other
Stiftung Centre Culturel Franco-Allemand, Portugal
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
2008/02/20 - 2008/02/22 Attendance of short seminar course with Markus Jans
Seminar
23. Internationalen Händel-Akademie 2008 – Historisch informierte Analyse [Historically Informed Analysis]
Internationale HändelAkademie, Germany
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
2005/10 - 2007/07 Attendance of Italian language courses, levels A1 and A2
Other
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany
2006/10/18 - 2006/10/23 Attendance of new music academy
Other
Next Generation
SWR Donaueschinger Musiktage, Germany
2005 - 2005 Attendance of short workshop course with Erwin Hoffmann
Workshop
Praktisches Kulturmanagement [Practical Cultural Management]
Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft, Germany
2004/08/07 - 2004/08/22 Attendance of new music academy
Other
Darmstädter Ferienkurse [Darmstadt Summer Course]
Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt, Portugal
2004/03/22 - 2004/03/23 Attendance of short seminar course with Emmanuel Nunes
Seminar
Seminário de Composição [Composition Seminar]
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
2003/05/26 - 2003/05/30 Attendance of short seminar course with Emmanuel Nunes
Seminar
Seminário de Composição [Composition Seminar]
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
2003/05/07 - 2003/05/11 Attendance (listener) of masterclass with Hans-Ola Ericsson
Other
Olivier Messiaen: As obras para orgão [Messiaen's works for organ]
Instituto Gregoriano de Lisboa, Portugal
1999/04 - 2003/02 Attendance of German language courses, levels A1-B2
Other
Goethe Institut Portugal, Portugal
2002 - 2003 Attendance of French language course, level A1
Other
Alliance Française, Portugal
2002 - 2003 Attendance of English language courses, levels 7 and 8
Other
British Council Lisboa, Portugal
2002/04/15 - 2002/04/20 Attendance of short seminar course with Emmanuel Nunes
Seminar
Seminário de Composição [Composition Seminar]
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
2001/10/29 - 2001/10/30 Attendance of short seminar course with Christopher Bochmann
Seminar
A notação musical do classicismo aos dias de hoje [Musical notation from the classicism until today]
Academia de Amadores de Música, Portugal
2000 - 2001 Attendance of jazz course
Other
Escola Luiz Villas-Boas, Portugal
2000 - 2000 Attendance of workshop with Carlos Bica, Frank Moebus and Eric Schaeffer
Workshop
Jazz and improvised music
1999/07 - 1999/07 Attendance of masterclass with Alberto Ponce
Other
Cursos Internacionais de Música do Estoril – Guitarra [Estoril International Music Courses: Guitar]
Associação Internacional de Música da Costa do Estoril , Portugal
1997/06/06 - 1997/06/07 Attendance of short seminar course with Alessandra Longo
Seminar
Leitura e interpretação de partituras de música contemporânea [Reading and interpretation of contemporary music scores]
Associação Portuguesa de Educação Musical (APEM), Portugal

Association member

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

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
2015/05/08 - 2015/05/08 Império dos Sentidos Promotion of the concert O Tempo e o modo: Diálogos entre Guitarras (Festival Terras sem Sombra), in which the piece "Si amanece, nos vamos" was premiered (live)
2012/11/16 - 2012/11/16 High Noon Promotion of a concert of the Aquelarre project, in which the piece "Aquelarre step-by-step" was premiered (live)
2001/01/18 - 2001/01/18 O Despertar dos Músicos 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 the Composition section of Simpósio Música Nova (SiMN) Escola de Música e Belas Artes do Paraná, Brazil
Distinctions

Award

2010 Audience choice: Audio [for "Mostrengo Interlude"; http://shorturl.at/mEX27]
Black & White: 7th Audiovisual Festival, Portugal

Other distinction

2018 Post-graduate Research Fellowship
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2017 Post-doctoral Research Fellowship
Évora University, Portugal
2017 European First Aid Certificate
Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa, Portugal
2015 Selection of the pieces "Cyrano-Szenen" and "Si amanece, nos vamos" for the matrix15 call for guitar music
matrix15 Experimentalstudio-Akademie, Germany
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 PhD Scholarship (Ref. SFRH/ BD/ 65479/ 2009)
Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
2010 Music Grant
Experimentalstudio des SWR, Germany
2009 Honor (Chamber Music category) [for "Quando eu morrer"; http://shorturl.at/koIX7 (p.20)]
4º Concurso Internacional de Composição da Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
2009 Diplôme d'Études en Langue Française, DELF B1
Gouvernement francais Ministere de l'education nationale, France
2005 Graduate Scholarship
Land Baden-Württemberg, Portugal
2002 Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache [ZDF]
Goethe Institut Portugal, Portugal
1991 Preliminary English Test [PET]
University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, United Kingdom