Paulo Costa Lima


1. Born Salvador-Ba (09.26.54). Composer. Professor of Music at the Federal University of Bahia, teaches composition, music analysis, research methodology.

2. As a composer: 230 performances, 70 international (USA, England, Germany, Portugal, Italy, France, Japan, Korea, Venezuela, Argentina); 14 pieces recorded; 7 scores published.

3. Director of the Music School-UFBA (1988-1992): revival of the Seminários Internacionais de Música and creation of the Graduate Program in Music.

4. Pro-Rector of the UFBA (1996-2002): developed a model of university activities based on social inclusion and participative formation involving 2500 students: UFBA em Campo/ACC.

5. BM in Composition and MS in Music Education (University of Illinois 1978). PHD in Education (UFBA, 1998). Doctor in Arts (USP, 2000). Thesis: Ernst Widmer's Pedagogy of Music Composition. Octatonic Strategies in the Late Works of Ernst Widmer.

6. 4 books; 30 academic articles (published in Brazil and US); 120 newspaper articles on music. Editor of the music periodical ART (23 issues, 1981-1995).

7. Editorial Board: Revista Música (USP), and JPCS Kent State University/US.

8. Researcher: Grants from the National Council for Research / CNPQ (1983-1985, 2003-2006). Areas of interest: The pedagogy of music composition; music analysis; afro-bahian rhythmic structures; music and psychoanalysis; popular universities.

9. References: GDMM (2001), Enciclopédia da Música Brasileira (PubliFolha, 1998), História da Música no Brasil (Vasco Mariz).