Andersen Viana


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Andersen Viana


Teacher, Composer, Film composer, Writer


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Andersen Viana is a composer, music producer and a professor at Fundação Clóvis Salgado –Palácio das Artes in Belo Horizonte-Brazil. Andersen has started his music activities as composer at 13 years and as a professor as 19 years old.  He has a Ph.D in Music Composition by Federal University of Bahia and lately he furthered his studies in other institutions in Brazil, Italy and Sweden such as Federal University of Minas Gerais, Reale Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna, Arts Academy of Rome, Accademia Chigiana di Siena and Royal University College of Music in Stockholm. He has received 27 composition awards in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the USA. Up to the present he has composed 366 musical pieces for chamber, orchestra, choral, various ensembles and electronic instruments. 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),  the “Coral IOCHPE MAXION”(2009) and the “Coral Sebastião Vianna”(2014). He has articles, scores, CD’s, DVD’s, books and developed diverse musical projects in countries other than Brazil such as: Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, USA, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, The United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Russia and Sweden. Site:



Academic Curriculum



*PhD in Music Composition at the School of Music of Federal University of Bahia-Brazil

*Specialization Course at the Reale Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna” in  Composition of Film Music

*Specialization Course at the “Arts Academy of Rome” in Composition

*Specialization Course at the “Accademia Chigiana di Siena” in composition of film music

*”Guest Student” at the Royal University College of Music in Stockholm – Sweden

*BA in Music Composition by the School of Music at Federal University of Minas Gerais-Brazil

*Methodology in Music Education UFMG

*Piano Interpretation Extension Course UFMG

*International Pro-Art Viola Course

*Curitiba Cultural Music Workshop

*International Course of High-level Interpretation of the Violin and Viola                

*Poços de Caldas International Summer Music Course in Composition

*Workshops of screen writing, texts and cinema with Paulo Halm, Cláudio MacDowell and Ana Miranda.

* II International Seminar of Cinema and Audiovisual by the Federal University of Bahia

* Journey “ The Unconscious of the House, Identity and Migration by the Istituto Biaggi (Brazil-Italy)


* 1° International Seminar of Cultural Management by  Duo Information and Culture

Honors, Awards and Certificates

*2015 – Honorable Mention  (Auszeichnung)  from 14 Internationaler Kompositionswettbewerb um den Carl von Ossietzky-Preis (Universitat Oldenburg) Germany

*2014 – IBERMÚSICAS Prize “Artistic Residence” from Ibero-American State Organization (OEI)

*2013 – Composition Prize (PAMPA) at Residencia Nacional de Composición Musical  from Ministry of Culture-Argentina

           – Honorable Mention from the Jury at XV Concurso Internacional de Composición en Montserrat (Valencia) Spain.

            – “Prix de Composition” at “First Composition Competition Festin Choral 2013” city of Billère-France

*2012 –  First Prize at  Susanville Symphony Composition Competition California-USA.

*2009  – Honorable Mention at “BAM” Composition Competition, Netherlands.

*2006 –  First Prize at “Concours de Composition pour Orchestre d’Harmonie” Lambersart – France.

           – “Prix du Public” at “Concours de Composition pour Orchestre d’Harmonie” Lambersart – France.

– Second Prize at Composition Competition of Federal University of Bahia

*2004 –  First Prize at Gilberto Mendes Composition Prize

 – Honorable mention at “Coups de Vents” Composition Competition

*2001 – “Best Sound Track” at the Gramado Film Festival at  especial category

             – First Prize at the Funarte Composition Competition (String Quartet)

             -Second Prize at the Funarte Composition Competition (String Orchestra)

             -Second Prize at the Funarte Composition Competition (Symphonic Orchestra)

– Public Prize at the Funarte Composition Competition

            – First Prize at “1er Concours de Composition pour Orchestre à Vent” Lys Music Orchestra Comines – Belgium

*1998 – Second Prize at the II Camargo Guarnieri Composition Prize (USP Orchestra)

*1998  – First Prize at the I Guerra-Peixe Composition Competition (FUNARJ-RJ)

*1996 – First Prize at the II National Composition Competition for Double Bass (UFMG/ABC – Brazilian Double Bass  Association)

*1993 – Italo-Latin American Institute of Rome Prize (IILA-Accademia Chigiana di Siena)

*1992 – Arts Academy of Rome – Anzio Music Festival Prize

*1989 – Scholarship Award, Berklee College of Music, Boston -USA

*1986 – Funarte Sidney Miller Hall

*1984 – First Prize in the National Composition Competition of Rio de Janeiro for Woodwinds (Coomusa)














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