Marcos da Silva Sampaio (Marcos di Silva) was born in Bahia, Brazil, 1977. He is a brazilian composer, electric bass player, and Assistant Professor at Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil. He is interested in Music Composition, Music Theory, Computer Musicology, Musical Contours, and Open Source software development (see research and teaching).
Marcos has studied Music Composition at Universidade Federal da Bahia since 2001. He has a bachelor and a masters degrees, and is a PhD candidate under Dr.Pedro Kröger advising. He studied composition, orquestration, tonal harmony, counterpoint, fugue and analysis with Agnaldo Ribeiro, Flávio de Queiroz, Fernando Burgos, Ricardo Bordini, Wellington Gomes, Paulo Costa Lima, Jamary Oliveira, and Pedro Kröger. He also has attended to composition classes with Gabriela Frank, Derek Bermel, Bruce Trinkley, and Felipe Lara.
Marcos writes orchestral and chamber compositions and arrangements. His music has been performed by ensembles like the Federal University of Bahia Symphony Orchestra, Duo Robatto, Duo Sacramento, GIMBA, among others. In 2007 he participated in XVII Brazilian Contemporary Music Bienal, and in 2008 he participated in VI Encun.
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