José Ricardo Neto

pontal2José Ricardo Neto is a 1st year undergraduate student from UNIRIO ­ Instituto Villa Lobos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Last year (2014), he studied “Music Tecnology” with Bryan Holmes, “Experimental Music” with Paulo Dantas, and “Electroacoustic Music Composition” with Marcelo Carneiro. José Ricardo has been selected to participate at the Visiones Sonoras Festival 2014 and there, attended the workshop on “Neurosciencie” with Professor Iran Roman from Stanford University in Morelia, Mexico. Three of his pieces were played at UNIRIO this last year. In the first semester “Projeto Eletroacústica I” and “Banho de Chuva” were presented at Unirio Musical and MAPA respectively at the Villa Lobos Theater. And in the second semester “Conexão Brasil­México­América Latina was played at MAPA at the Unirio Garden. He also compose music for theatre. Last year, José Ricardo worked in two theatre pieces (Catastrophe ­ Samuel Beckett and Rhinoceros ­ Eugène Ionesco) along with Director Luiza Rangel at UFRJ (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) and SESC­Campos.