Daniel Moreira (1983- )

Born in Porto, 1983, Daniel Moreira began his music studies in 1994. At the Porto Music Conservatory, he studied guitar with Artur Caldeira and composition with João-Heitor Rigaud. 

In 2006 he graduated from Faculdade de Economia do Porto with a B.A. (Licenciatura) in Economics, for which he was awarded the Banco de Portugal Prize for best student of Economics in 2006.     

He is currently attending the Master´s Degree in Composition and Music Theory at Escola Superior de Música, Artes e Espectáculo – ESMAE, Porto. At ESMAE, he has studied composition with Dimitris Andrikopoulos and Fernando Lapa, and is currently studying with Fredrick Gifford. Also at ESMAE, he received lessons from Klaas de Vries, Magnus Lindberg and Jonathan Harvey (these last two in cooperation with Casa da Música).        

He has participated in several reading sessions for young composers at Casa da Música, specifically with Remix Ensemble (conducted by Rolf Gupta) and Diotima Quartet.       

He has received an award at Gian Battista Viotti International Music Competition 2007 in Vercelli, Italy (3rd prize for Noctis Lumina, for viola solo) and an Honorable Mention at Póvoa de Varzim Internacional Composition Competition 2008 (O Escuro Silêncio da Chuva, for female voice and ensemble).       

In 2009, he has been young composer-in-residence at Casa da Música. Several works have been premiered, two of which by the resident ensembles (Remix Ensemble and Orquestra Nacional do Porto).       

He teaches Analysis at Escola Superior de Música, Artes e Espectáculo (Porto) and Escola de Música Óscar da Silva (Matosinhos).

He is a chorister at Coral de Letras da Universidade do Porto since 2004.

This composer has 3 works on AvA:

Cinco Poemas da Água

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