Luiz Casteloes

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Brazilian composer, professor at Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (Brazil) since 2009, and postdoc researcher at Integra Lab (Birmingham Conservatoire, UK) in 2015-16. He holds degrees from Boston University (DMA, 2009), and UNIRIO (MM, 2004, and BM, 2001); highlights of awards, residencies, internships, and grants include: Ibermúsicas (2015), UFRJ School of Music (honorable mention, 2012), IRCAM (2011), CMMAS (2011), Boston University (2007), CAPES/Fulbright (2005-09), Festival Primeiro Plano (Best Sound Editing, 2003), and Funarte (1st prize in the XIV Brazilian Contemporary Music Biennial, 2001); recent performances/recordings of his music have been given by Roadrunner Trio (Netherlands, 2020), Ensemble Linea (France, 2019), Contemporary Music Basel (Switzerland, 2019), Aleph Gitarrenquartett (Spain, 2019), Ecce Ensemble (France, 2018), Ensemble Mise-En (South Korea, 2018 and 2017), Quartetto Maurice (Italy, 2016 and 2014), Mivos Quartet (Spain, 2015), Szlachta String Quintet (USA, 2015), Duo Promenade Sauvage (Italy, 2015), and Ensemble Arsenale (Italy, 2013); recent articles/chapters published in OM Composer’s Book Vol. 3 (France, 2016), Sonic Ideas (Mexico, 2015), El oído pensante (Argentina, 2013), and IRASM – International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music (Croatia, 2009). Research interests: Algorithmic Composition, Image-to-Music Conversion, and Brazilian Popular Music.

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Instrumento Solo


"4 Sentimental Etudes" for solo piano (2020)
"6 Pop Themes" for solo piano (2020)
"2 Toys" for solo piano (2018)
3 Transcriptions for Solo Piano (2011)
Pop Suite for Solo Piano (2007)

Grupo de Cámara ( 2 - 4 instrumentos )


"2 Realejos" for A Clarinet, Accordion, and Cello (2020)
"2 Little Stories" for alto recorder duo (2020)
...Processions... for Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Cello (2019)
5 Sounds for Noel Rosa for String Quartet (2014)

Ensamble Mixto


G for Flute, Percussion (Vibraphone, Tam-tam), Piano, and Violin (2018)

Cuarteto de Cuerdas


5 Sounds for Noel Rosa for String Quartet (2014)

Ensamble de Cámara (5 - 9 instrumentos)


G for Flute, Percussion (Vibraphone, Tam-tam), Piano, and Violin (2018)
Continuum Etude for String Quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass) (2012)
"2 Little Stories" for alto recorder duo (2020)
"2 Realejos" for A Clarinet, Accordion, and Cello (2020)
"2 Toys" for solo piano (2018)
"4 Sentimental Etudes" for solo piano (2020)
"6 Pop Themes" for solo piano (2020)
...Processions... for Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Cello (2019)
3 Transcriptions for Solo Piano (2011)
5 Sounds for Noel Rosa for String Quartet (2014)
Continuum Etude for String Quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass) (2012)
G for Flute, Percussion (Vibraphone, Tam-tam), Piano, and Violin (2018)
Pop Suite for Solo Piano (2007)