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Born in 1972 in Viseu (Portugal). Pedro Rebelo is composer, sound artist and performer working primarily in chamber music, improvisation and installations with new technologies. In 2002, he was awarded a PhD by the University of Edinburgh where he conducted research both in music and architecture. His music has been presented in such venues as the Melbourne Recital Hall, National Concert Hall Dublin, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Ars Electronica, Casa da Música, and during such events as Weimarer Frühjahrstage fur Zeitgenössische Musik, Wien Modern Festival, Cynetart and Música Viva Festival. His work as a pianist and improvisor has been released by Creative Source Recordings and he has collaborated with musicians such as Chris Brown, Mark Applebaum, Carlos Zingaro, Evan Parker and Pauline Oliveros. Pedro Rebelo's writings reflect his approach to design and creative practice in a wider understanding of contemporary culture and emerging technologies. He has been Visiting Professor at Stanford University (2007) and has been Music Chair for international conferences such as ICMC 2008, SMC 2009, ISMIR 2012. At Queen's University Belfast, he has held posts as Director of Education and Acting Head of School in the School of Music and Sonic Arts and is currently Director of Research at the Sonic Arts Research Centre. In 2012 he was appointed Professor at the Queen's University and awarded the Northern Bank's Building Tomorrow's Belfast prize.

Dossier no. 10 . Portuguese Composers of the 20th and 21st Centuries . Pedro Rebelo

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