Andersen Viana (1962) has a PhD in Music Composition from the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. He started his activities as a composer at age of thirteen and as a music professor at the age of nineteen. At present he works as a composer-conductor, cultural producer as well as a professor at Clóvis Salgado Foundation – Palácio das Artes in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, besides giving lectures and workshops in various institutions both in Brazil and abroad. He did his first studies with his father – Sebastião Vianna (assistant and revisor of Villa-Lobos) – and lately he furthered his studies in other institutions in Brazil, Italy and Sweden – namely Federal University of Minas Gerais, Federal University of Bahia, Reale Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna, Arts Academy of Rome, Accademia Chigiana di Siena and Royal University College of Music in Stockholm. He has also published over forty articles both in Brazil and Europe.
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