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Rodrigo Passos Felicissimo

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Comunicações e Artes (ECA)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Researcher & Conductor. Department of Music School of Communication and Arts. University of São Paulo. Main topics research. Compositional Technique. Comparative studies. National Myths. Rodrigo is a postdoc researcher in musicology at the University of São Paulo and a visiting researcher at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki, under the supervision of Professors Paulo de Tarso Salles and Eero Tarasti respectively. His PhD on musical creative process, was obtained at the School of Communication and Arts, University of São Paulo (ECA-USP, 2014), while researching the Interpretative Study of the Compositional Technique Melody of the Mountains, utilized in the orchestral works New York Sky-Line Melody (1939) and Symphony No. 6 (1944) by Heitor Villa-Lobos, supervision of Professor Gilmar Roberto Jardim. His is also Master in Human Geography Sciences from the Faculty of Philosophy, Languages and Literature and Human Sciences at the University of São Paulo (FFLCH-USP, 2007), with the study Soundscape of the Migrant People, supervisor Professor Heinz Dieter Heidemann. He has a Baccalaureate in Conducting obtained at Santa Marcelina College (FASM, 2008), under the orientation of Maestro Lutero Rodrigues. Bachelor in Geography at (FFLCH-USP, 2003). Born in São Paulo, started his musical education at the Waldorf, School Rudolf Steiner of São Paulo. He has working experience in the fields of research, choir and orchestra, developing activities concerning musical education at Institute Acaia (NGO), Antunes Chamber Orchestra (OAC), University of São Paulo Choir (Coralusp) and Symphonic Orchestra of the East-side of São Paulo. Over the last few years, he has participated in several Master Classes and Music Festivals in several countries (United States, Czech Republic and Brazil) under the directions of Kirk Trevor, Donald Schleicher, Kenneth Kieslier, Lanfranco Marcellette, Maurice Peress and Kurt Masur. During the period 2012-2014, Rodrigo participated as a member of the council of the University of São Paulo Symphonic Orchestra (OSUSP). In 2016, Rodrigo began his study and improvement in conducting under the guidance of maestro Roberto Duarte (UFRJ and ABM) Email: (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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