Joao Pedro Oliveira
João Pedro Oliveira completed a PhD in Music at the University of New York at Stony Brook. His music includes one chamber opera, several orchestral compositions, a Requiem, 3 string quartets, chamber music, solo instrumental music, electroacoustic music and experimental video. He has received over 50 international prizes and awards for his work, including three prizes at Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition, the prestigious Magisterium Prize in the same competition, the Giga-Hertz Special Award, 1st Prize in Metamorphoses competition, 1st Prize in Yamaha-Visiones Sonoras Competition and 1st Prize in Musica Nova competition. He is a professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) and Aveiro University (Portugal). He has published several articles in journals, and has written a book about analysis and 20th century music theory.