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Eduardo Meirinhos

  • Professor Associado
  • Universidade Federal de Goiás

    About

    Classical guitarist, Eduardo Meirinhos, is a professor at the Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil where he teaches guitar, guitar literature and chamber music. He is at this time the director of the School of Music. Eduardo musical education began in São Paulo, Brazil, at the Conservatório Dramático e Musical de São Paulo. He obtained the undergraduate degree at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover (Germany). When he returned to São Paulo in 1994 he joined the graduate program in the Departamento de Música at the Universidade de São Paulo, where he stayed until 1997 obtaining the master degree in musicology. Most recently in 2002 he took his Doctoral degree at the School of Music at the Florida State University. He has given concerts in South America, Germany and the United States participating in several music festivals as both teacher and performer. These include: Festival de Musica de Londrina, Festival de Inverno de Campos do Jordão, Seminario de Musica de Montenegro, Curso de Verão de Brasília, Festival de Vale Vêneto, etc. In 1997 he recorded the CD Radames Gnattali, Sonatas e Sonatinas and in 1998 participated in the live recording of the Festival de Musica de Londrina, which was also made into a CD. In 2007 he released his solo CD Eduardo Meirinhos em Recital. In Hannover, Germany 1989, Eduardo had the honor of performing in the world premier of Greek composer Nikos Platirrachos’ Lisistrati, for violin, viola, clarinet and cello, in which the guitar is featured as a solo instrument. He has also premiered performances of Laudate Dominae, Toada Triste, Um Tranquilo Entardecer, Cantiga de Ninar by Siegfried Schmidt and instigated the first brazilian performance of Variations sur un Thème de Django Reinhardt by Leo Brouwer.

    Professional experience

    Professor Associado

    Universidade Federal de Goiás

    June 1994 - Present

    Education

    Doctor of Music

    Florida State Univesity

    December 2002 - Present