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Rita Torres

  • PhD
  • Researcher at CESEM
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • 7PublicationsNumber of items in Rita's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Recent publications

  • A New Chemistry of Sound: The Technique of Multiphonics as a Compositional Element for Guitar and Amplified Guitar

    • Torres R
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  • Guitar multiphonics: Influence of amplification

    • Torres R
    • Ferreira-Lopes P
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Professional experience

Researcher at CESEM

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

January 2018 - Present

Researcher at CESEM

Universidade de Evora

October 2017 - December 2017(2 months)

Researcher at CITAR

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

September 2016 - September 2017(a year)

PhD Researcher at CITAR

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

January 2010 - September 2016(7 years)

PhD Guest Researcher

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

January 2010 - December 2012(3 years)

Lecturer

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

October 2008 - July 2010(2 years)

Education

PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts

Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Escola das Artes

October 2009 - September 2016(7 years)

DKA-Komposition

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

October 2003 - October 2008(5 years)

Bachelor In Musicology/Music Informatics

Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

October 2005 - September 2008(3 years)

Licenciate in Chemical Engineering

Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Tecnico

September 1995 - June 2002(7 years)

Research interests

GuitarGuitar Multiphonics

About

Rita Torres (Lisbon, Portugal, 1977) is currently conducting research on the technique of guitar multiphonics. 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.