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Andersen Viana, Composer

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Andersen Viana (vianabr), Composer

Biography

Andersen Viana has a PhD in Music Composition by 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 and at Escola Livre de Cinema, both 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 UFMG, UFBA, Reale Filarmonica Accademia di Bologna, Arts Academy of Rome, Accademia Chigiana di Siena and Royal University College of Music in Stockholm. He has also published over fifty articles both in Brazil and Europe.

He has been received twenty awards in Brazil, Europe and the USA, including the first prize in the International Contest of Composition ”Lys Music Orchestra 2001” in Belgium, “First Prize” and the “Audience Prize” in the “Lambersart 2006 International Contest of Composition” in France. Up to the present he has composed around three hundred musical pieces for voices, acoustic and electronic instruments. He has also composed soundtracks for the following films: A Cartomante,Retalhos do Taquaril (Cláudio Costa Val), Bem Próximo do Mal, Jogando para o Amanhã, O Próximo Passo, Gun’s Speech, Trem Fantasma, 3:00:AM (Sérgio Gomes), Corações Ardentes (Ray Evans), Filhos de Adão (Afonso Nunes), Perdidos em Abbey Road (Denis Curi), Vivalma (Rubens Câmara), Manuelzão e Bananeira (Geraldo Elísio), Ofélia (Fernanda Marçola), Opostos (Eduardo Rennó), Minas Portuguesa (Paulo Augusto Gomes), O Homem da Cabeça de Papelão(Carlos Canela), Condenado (Carlos Magno e Carlos Canela), Ser Humano (Fernando Pinheiro), Um Dia Qualquer(André Rocha), Nego (Sávio Leite) and Reenactment(Jacob Møller). He has also organised and conducted/directed various vocal and instrumental ensembles such as: "Orquestra Experimental" (1983), "Septheto Rio" (1986), "Coro Pedagógico da FEBEM" (1991), "Coro do Centro de Estudos da Embaixada do Brasil em Roma" (1993), "Coro da Cultura Inglesa BH" (1994), "Trio Barroco" (1994), "Orchestra Virtual" (1995), "Estocolmo Nonet" (1996), “The Duo” (1997), “Coro da SMRU”, “Camerata Primavera” (2003), “A Cigarra e a Orquestra” (2006-2008) e o “CoralIOCHPE MAXION”(2009).

He has developed diverse musical projects in countries other than Brazil such as: Belgium, Bulgaria, USA, France, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Portugal, The United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Russia, Denmark and Sweden.


Performances by Andersen Viana

Composer Title Date Action
Andersen Viana EL Desierto 12/24/2011 Play
Andersen Viana Moonscape Adagio 12/24/2011 Play
Andersen Viana Amazonia 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana Second Neo-Waltz For Solo Piano 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana First Neo-Waltz For Solo Piano 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana Avema Maria 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana Ameritango for flute and piano 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist

Performances composed by Andersen Viana

Composer Title Date Action
Andersen Viana Ameritango for flute and piano 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana Avema Maria 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana First Neo-Waltz For Solo Piano 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana Second Neo-Waltz For Solo Piano 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana Amazonia 09/26/2010 Play Add to playlist
Andersen Viana Moonscape Adagio 12/24/2011 Play
Andersen Viana EL Desierto 12/24/2011 Play

Andersen Viana Concerts

SYMPHONY 3 (Terra Brasilis)
05/31/2011 20:30, Auditorium