Joao Menezes

Instructor of Music Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi

João Menezes is a Sound Artist, working at the intersection of Sound, Interaction, and Media. João has lead workshops and presentations at festivals, universities, and conferences, such as: Code Control Festival, Get Set Art Festival, Semibreve Festival, London College of Communication - University of the Arts London, Faculty of Engineering as well as the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, Leicester College, Artech - International Conference on Digital Arts, and the xCoAx Conference, among others.

Born in 1989, he graduated with a degree in Electronic Music and Musical production. In 2012, he earned his MSc in Interactive Music and Sound Design with high distinction from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. From 2010 to 2014 João was an active member of the Digitópia Collective at the Casa da Música Foundation, Porto. Additionally, he has composed music for Dance, Theatre, and Film. Now, João is an Instructor of Music Technology in the Music Program at New York University Abu Dhabi.

Joao Menezes's research and teaching interests include Sound Synthesis, Algorithmic Composition, Sonic Interaction Design.