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In 1959 in Lisbon, João Pedro Oliveira studied organ performance and composition at the Gregorian Institute of Lisbon and architecture at the Fine Arts School of Lisbon. In 1985 he moved to the United States as a Fulbright scholar with a fellowship from Gulbenkian Foundation where he completed two Master's Degree in Music and a Doctorate in Composition at the University of New York at Stony Brook.

Main Prizes:
1st Prize in Alea III Competition (USA) - 1996
1st Prize in Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition (France) - 2002
1st Prize in Earplay competition (USA) - 2003
2nd Prize in S. Paulo Electroacoustic Music Competition (Brasil) - 2005
Honorable Mention in Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition (France) - 2005
Selected work in Tribune Internacionale de Musique Electroacoustique (Italy) - 2005
1st Prize in Musica Nova competition (Czech Republic)- 2005
1st Prize in Metamorphoses competition (Belgium) - 2006
1st Prize in Bourges Electroacoustic Music Competition (France) - 2007
1st Prize in Roma Soundtrack Competition (Italy) - 2007
1st Prize in Yamaha-Visiones Sonoras Competition (Mexico) - 2007
1st Prize in Musica Nova competition (Czech Republic) - 2007 with the piece L'Accordeon du Diable won the first prize

Most of his works have been commissioned by portuguese and foreign groups and foundations. He is Senior Professor of composition and electronic music, and Director of the Electronic Music Studio at the University of Aveiro, in Portugal.

He has done a lot of work to promote the music of living composers including curating concerts throughout South American and Europe. He lectures widely on sound in film and timbral practice in music.

Program notes:
L'Accordéon du Diable (Devil's Accordion) - written in 2006 for accordion and tape. Devil: (diabolus in musica) - the augmented fourth interval. Audio track will be available in .mp3 format, and also available on CD upon request.

Grade 10
Accordion Solo (with tape)
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Click link below for João Pedro Oliveira music "L'Accordéon du Diable" sound:
pjo400 - L'Accordéon du Diable sound sample


Click link below for João Pedro Oliveira music "L'Accordéon du Diable" tape part:
pjo400 - L'Accordéon du Diable tape part
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