Rita Torres

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Rita Torres (Lisbon, Portugal, 1977) is currently a researcher at Évora University (Portugal).

She holds a PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University,

as well as degrees in Chemical Engineering, Guitar, Musicology/Music Informatics, and Composition.

Her current research project is centred on guitar multiphonics.


For details see below. A CV in PDF format is sent on e-mail request.

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Bio details (under construction):


2016

> PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts


2015

> Guest Artist/Researcher at the Institute of Music and Acoustics (IMA) of the Karlsruhe Center for Art and Media (ZKM, Germany)


2012

> Guest Artist/Researcher at the Villa Sträuli in Winterthur (Switzerland)


2011

> Guest Artist/Researcher at the Institute of Music and Acoustics (IMA) of the Karlsruhe Center for Art and Media (ZKM, Germany)


2010

> PhD Scholarship from the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT)

> Award of the public (audio catg.) for the piece Mostrengo-Interlude in the 7th Black & White Festival, Porto


2009

> Honor for the piece Quando eu morrer in the 4th Póvoa do Varzim International Composition Competition (Portugal)

> Diploma in Composition

> Enrolment in the PhD program in Science and Technology of the Arts of the School of the Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University


2008

> Bachelor of Arts in Musicology/Music Informatics

> Mathilde Planck Contract Lectureship at the Institute of Musicology and Music Informatics (IMWI) of the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Germany)


2005

> Enrolment as a student of Musicology/Music Informatics at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Germany)

> Baden-Württemberg Graduate Scholarship


2003

> Enrolment as a student of composition in the class of Wolfgang Rihm at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Germany)


2002

> Licenciate in Chemical Engineering (spec.: Applied Chemistry)

> Diploma in Guitar


1995

> Enrolment as a student of Chemical Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico of the (former) Lisbon Technical University


1994

> Co-founding of the guitar ensemble Per Suonare (member until 2003)

> Admittance as Soprano of the Chamber Choir of the Academia de Amadores de Música, Lisbon (member until 1996)


1989

> Enrolment as a student of Guitar in the class of António Ferreirinho at the Academia de Amadores de Música, Lisbon

(1999-2002: course of Analysis and Compositional Techniques with Eurico Carrapatoso)



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