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PhD Candidate
Departamento de Comunicação e Arte | Universidade de Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
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Frederico Herrmann is a musician, researcher, guitarist and teacher. With the support of CAPES (Brazil), he develops his PhD in Musical Performance at the University of Aveiro, institution which he also obtained the Certificate of Advanced Studies. He also has a Master degree in Musical Performance by the Hochschule Luzern - Musik (Switzerland) and Bachelor in Classical Guitar by the UFMG (Brazil).
He has worked as a lecturer at the UFOP’s Department of Music (2008/09), at the Music School of UFMG (2012/13), at the Musikschule der Stadt Zug (2010) and Musikschule Herisau (2011), both in Switzerland. In Portugal he was professor of the Conservatory of Music of Porto (2014/15).
He is the curator of the project "violão|intercâmbio" developed between 2012/2014 with the support of the “Lei Municipal de Incentivo à Cultura de Belo Horizonte”. In addition to his work as a musician and researcher, Frederico is a videomaker and he’s currently venturing into the Luthery, focusing on the school of Granada guitar makers and the work of luthiers such as Robert Bouchet, Daniel Friederich and Hermann Hauser.
Doctoral Projects
Homenaje by Manuel de Falla: influence and intertextuality in the development of the modern guitar repertoire
Paulo Vaz de Carvalho; Daniel Wolff 
The present research aims to make a historical reflection on the work "Homenaje a Debussy" (08/1920) and its impact in part of the twentieth century guitar repertoire, also based on Kristeva's intertextuality concept. The purpose of this thesis is to develop a musicological study allied to the performative history of this work based on various manuscripts (collected by this research) and on the epistolary documentation exchanged between historical agents such as Manuel de Falla, Claude Debussy, Miguel Llobet, Andrés Segovia, among others.