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PhD Candidate
Departamento de Comunicação e Arte | Universidade de Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Tel: (+351) 234 370 389 (ext. 23700)


Born in João Pessoa, capital of the State of Paraíba, Brazil, he had his first contacts with music at the age of 9. Initially, he attended the violin and music theory course guided by Elias Carneiro (CEFET-PB), in addition to the classical guitar extension course at the Department of Music at the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), under the guidance of Jairo Pessoa. In the following years, he performed several works related to Brazilian works for guitar. He holds a Bachelor's Degree (2012) and a Bachelor's Degree in Music (2017) from UFPB under the guidance of Jorge Castor, Luiz Ricardo Queiroz and Gilson Antunes, where he received “Láurea Acadêmica” for his performance. Specialist in Teaching in Higher Education by FACTED (2013). Master in Music from the University of Aveiro - Portugal, being supervised by Pedro Rodrigues (2014). He performed as a concert performer in several Brazilian states, including Paraíba, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Ceará, Rondônia, Maranhão, Santa Catarina, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In 2013 and 2014 he held a series of Concerts at Music Conservatories in Portugal. As a soloist, he performed with the Youth Orchestra of the Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa Chamber Orchestra and the old music group Camena. With his research and interpretation of Brazilian works for guitar, in 2008 he received the “Pixinguinha” award offered by FUNARTE as the best instrumental work in his State. He was awarded 1st place in the II guitarist contest in the City of Campina Grande (Brazil) and finalist in the FENAVIPI Guitarist Interpretation Competition (2012), held in the State of Piauí (Brazil). He participated in complementary training in several music festivals, including Vital Medeiros, FEMUSC, FENAVIPI, Campos do Jordão Festival, Semana da Musica (RN), among others. He participated in the classes of several guitarists, where he can highlight Carlos Perez, Paulo Martelli, Marco Pereira, Ana Vidovic, Thomas Patterson, Michael Lewin, Jorge Caballero and Dejan Ivanovic. From 2012 to 2013 he was a professor at Conservatório David de Souza, in Figueira da Foz (Portugal). Since 2013 he is an associate professor at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Paraíba (IFPB), also acting as Coordinator of the Technical Course in Musical Instrument from 2014 to 2018. In addition to teaching, he carries out Research, Extension and Innovation work in the area of Music, with publications in the areas of Performance, Music Education, Music Technologies and Historical Musicology, and several works in the artistic scope. Currently, in the artistic field, in addition to solo performances, he is constantly participating in Iamaká (UFPB-IFB-EMAN), Duo Danado (with violinist Ana Carolina Petrus), and groups formed with diverse artists in Brazilian cities and abroad . In the academic field, he is a doctoral student in Music at the University of Aveiro, also participating in the group of researchers linked to INET-md/UA.


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Doctoral Project
Guitarras transatlânticas – o legado dos guitarristas portugueses e seus descendentes no Brasil de 1875 a 1975
Dr. Gilson Antunes (UNICAMP-São Paulo-Brasil) and Dr. Márcia Taborda (UFRJ-Rio de Janeiro-Brasil)
The research seeks to understand how the artistic and pedagogical activities of Portuguese guitarists and their descendants between the years 1875 and 1975 developed in Brazil through the identification and collection of their productions, the composition of their artistic itineraries and and the interpretation of his works. It is expected to contribute to the replacement of significant memories of the relationship between Brazil and Portugal, for the historical resignification of the contributions of Portuguese guitarists in the consolidation of the cultural and musical identity of Brazil, for the awareness of the Brazilian influence in the artistic production of Portuguese musicians (or their descendants) upon their return to Portugal, for the recreation of the sound imaginary of migrants, for the rescue and promotion of creative productions, for the ratification of local identities and for the acquisition of new knowledge about these migrants and their artistic and educational activities.