Bussad, Rodrigo [Composer]
(São Paulo – SP/BRAZIL, b.1985) Telephone: +1(786) 252-‐8931 email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org web: http://rodbcesar.wix.com/rodrigob ussad www.soundcloud.com/rodrigobussa d Current Work: Assistant Teacher at the University Of Miami: Frost School of Music/ Audio Engineer Current Education: Masters degree Address: at University of Miami-‐Frost School 13858 SW 90th AVE. APT KK205 of Music. Miami, FL. 33176
• Currently studies Composition with Dr. Lansing McLoskey (email@example.com) at the University of Miami-‐ Frost School of Music • Masters degree (MM) in Music Theory and Composition at the University of Miami – Frost School of Music, FL (2012-‐2014*). • Studied with the composer Marcos Balter (Columbia College Chicago) during the “II Bienal Musica Hoje” (July/2013). • Studied with the composer Lei Liang (UCSD) and Josh Levine (Oberlin) during the 8th SoundSCAPE Festival-‐ (July/2012) • Artistic Director of the Ensemble Gaoshan Liushui , first traditional Chinese music ensemble of South America. (2010). • Technician of Audio and Acoustics -‐ Institute of Audio and Video (IAV) SP -‐ (2011). • Bachelor in Music -‐ Composition -‐ Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) – (2006 -‐ 2011).
Instrument Proficiency: • Classical Guitar (Advanced level) • Studied with Rafael Padron (Director of Guitar Studio at University of Miami-‐Frost School of Music); Paulo de Tarso Salles (Associate Professor at Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) and Angela Müner (private teacher).
• Performed at the world premiere opera “Entanglements “by the composer Charles Norman Mason, Miami-‐FL (2013); Performed “Valsa Choro Suite” by Heitor Villa-‐Lobos on the “Semana Villa-‐Lobos”, Tatuí-‐BRA (2007); Performed Bagatelles (n02/3) at the “Recital de Violonistas da Unicamp”, Campinas-‐BRA (2010). • Dizi/Xiao Di (Traditional Chinese flutes) (Intermediate Level) • Several performances with the Ensemble Gaoshan Liushui; including the series “Chinese Landscapes”, in Sao Paulo-‐BRA (2013).
Commissions: • Commissioned by the Ensemble Paramirabo (Montreal-‐CAN) to write a Pierrot ensemble piece “Loin” that will be performed in London, Toronto (premiere night) and Montreal – Jan 14th, 17th and 24th (2014). • Commissioned by Svet Stoyanov (Miami-‐FL) to write a piece for 4 percussionists + solo percussionist that will be performed in April (2014). • Commissioned by the soprano Marília Vargas to write a piece for soprano, clarinet in Bb and Piano that will be recorded in her new album and performed in Curitiba (BRA) (2014) • Commissioned by the II Bienal Musica Hoje to write a piano trio performed by the Ensemble cross.art (Stuttgart-‐GER) in August (2013). • Commissioned by the SoundSCAPE Festival of New Music to write a chamber trio, July (2012). • Commissioned by the SoundSCAPE Festival of New Music to write a solo clarinet piece, July (2011).
Awards and Professional Activities • Winner of the Annual Concerto Competition and Composition Winners-‐ Frost Symphony Orchestra with the symphony orchestra piece “Depois da Chuva” that will be conducted by Thomaz Sleeper on February 4th of 2014, Miami-‐FL (2013). • Winner of the 2o place on “The American Prize of Composition-‐ Student Chamber Music Division” with the piece Urizen-‐The Chain of Reason, EUA
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(2013). One of the 4 worldwide selected composers to participate at the “II Bienal Musica Hoje”, where studied with the composer Marcos Balter (Columbia College Chicago) and had the world première of the piece La Couleur de L’invisible (Piano trio), performed by the Ensemble cross.art (Stuttgart-‐ GER) (2013). Recording session of the piece KUNDALINI (solo alto saxophone) with Eliot Gattegno, Miami-‐FL (2013) Awarded with a full Scholarship and Teaching Assistantship at University of Miami, (2012/2013) Selected with the piece La Couleur de L’invisible (Piano trio), to integrate the Emerging Composers Concert-‐ (Miami Festival of Music, Oct-‐2013). Selected for the “Zilele Muzicii Noi Festival” with the piece “Moon Inside”, performed by the pianist Masha Sumareva, Moldova (2013). Selected to be part of the Subtropics XXII Biennial of Electroacoustic Music to present the piece “Inner Cycles” for quintet+electronics, Miami-‐Florida (2013). Premiere Inner Cycles, for ensemble and electronics performed by the FEME at the CYBORG Concert at University Of Miami (Nov-‐2012). Premiere O Circulo (The Circle) for voice and electronics at CYBORG Concert at University Of Miami (Nov-‐2012). World Premiere Moon Inside, for piano solo performed by Masha Sumerava at the SCI: Miami Concert (Nov-‐2012). Selected with the piece Bodisativa (World Premiere), (Percussion quintet), to participate at the Emerging Composers Concert-‐ (Miami Festival of Music, Oct-‐2012). Member of the Frost Electronic Music Ensemble (FEME) (Aug-‐2012) Kisetsu (solo Flute), published by the Arcomis Publisher to be part of their 2012 Flute Album (Jul-‐2012). Worked as the Audio Engineer at the 8th ed. of the SoundSCAPE Contemporary Music Festival, Maccagno-‐ Italy (Jul-‐2012). World Premiere Kisetsu (solo Flute) performed by Jeff Stonehouse at the 8th SoundSCAPE Festival (Jul-‐2012). World Premiere Urizen (Chamber trio) performed by Matt Gould, Liza Cella and Jeff Stonehouse at the 8th SoundSCAPE Contemporary Music Festival by the SoundSCAPE faculty, Maccagno-‐ Italy (Jul-‐2012). Piece Iginis Fatuus (solo Clarinet) recorded on the album Refractions by the clarinetist Gleb Kanasevich (Feb-‐2012). World Premiere “Depois da Chuva” for symphony orchestra performed by the Unicamp Symphony Orchestra (OSU) at the concert “The New Composers”, Campinas – SP (2011). World Premiere “Ignis Fattus” (Goblins Fire) (solo Clarinet), chose to be performed at the 7th SoundSCAPE Festival-‐ Italy (2011).