C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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Alvim, Diogo 




Diogo Alvim (Lisbon, 1979), architect (Dipl. 2004) and composer (Dipl. 2009, Masters 2011).

Currently a PhD sudent at SARC (Sonic Arts Research Centre) at the Queen's University, Belfast. He has studied with composers, Sérgio Azevedo, João Madureira, Carlos Caires, Luis Tinoco and António Pinho Vargas. He has also studied Harpsichord at the Lisbon National Conservatoire.

From 2004 to 2006 he lived and worked in London as architect. During that period, he attended a course on Computer Music at the London School of Contemporary Music and the course “Compose and Perform” at the Goldsmiths University with composer Fumiko Miyachi, and collaborated on the soundtrack of a show by the choreographer Tânia Carvalho.

He attended the 2008 and 2009 Gulbenkian Composition Seminars with Emmanuel Nunes, and participated in the 6th and 7th editions of the Gulbenkian Orchestra's Workshop, having works premiered by Joana Carneiro. The first one represented the Portuguese radio Antena 2 at the International Rostrum of Composers (Unesco) in Paris, 2009.

In July 2008, his piece “Topografia” was played at a “first reading” concert by OrchestrUtopica with conductor Cesário Costa, held at the Portuguese Music Festival, at the CCB, Lisbon.

He had a piece selected for the Festival Synthèse 2009,  Bourges, and another commissioned by the Portuguese Radio Antena 2, for the Young Musicians Award, 2009.

He has been collaborating with visual artists, dance and theatre projects.



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