Ricardo Guerreiro (Lisbon, 1975) is a computer music composer with a keen interest in the algorithmic description of sound synthesis.
He graduated in Music Composition at the Lisbon College of Music (2000) and, in 2004, obtained his diploma in Electronic Music at the Music Conservatory of Venice, Italy. He has participated in several courses and seminars on music composition in Lisbon, Porto, Aveiro, Paris (IRCAM – ’99), Darmstadt (Summer Courses – ’98 and 2000) and Venice. With a scholarship from the Italian Government and supervised by Professor Alvise Vidolin, he developed a research project on the computer music of Luigi Nono’s Prometeo, both at the Center of Computational Sonology (CSC) of Padua, and the Luigi Nono Archive. He participated in the semester seminars of Aesthetics and Iconology with Professor Giorgio Agamben at the Universities of Verona and Venice, respectively. In 2007 he concluded a bachelor’s in Musicology at the New University of Lisbon. His Ph.D. research, developed at the School of Arts, UCP Porto – Computer mediated networks in the composition and performance of interactive musical situations – discusses a conceptual framework for computer music composition in collaborative improvisation contexts.