Born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1986, I graduated in Film at FAAP (São Paulo, Brazil) and am M. A. in Romance Studies (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany). 

In 2005 I lived in Melbourne, Australia, where I studied Social Communication, Fine Arts, Animation, Creative Writing and Film & TV Production at Deakin University. I also volunteered at the Melbourne Intl' Film Festival and worked in the Australian feature film Rats and Cats.

 

I was graphic artist in the Brazilian feature films Família Vende Tudo, Eu e Meu Guarda-Chuva and O Roubo da Taça, (winner of the Kikito for Best Art Direction at the 2016 Gramado Film Festival). In 2018 I worked in the feature film Para Francisco, which will premiere in 2020.

I began working with classical music at the Festival Música Nova as assistant coordinator (2007) and producer (2008). I then worked in the pedagogical department of the Campos do Jordão Intl' Winter Festival in its 40th (2009) and 41st (2010) editions, under direction of Santa Marcelina Cultura, EMESP.

 

After receiving a scholarship to study at the Goethe Institut Berlin in 2009, I moved to Germany in 2010. I was assistant producer of the 16th Festival der Projektgruppe Neue Musik and assistant of the artistic coordination at the 22nd Musikfest Bremen. I became M. A. in Romance Studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg in 2013, with a thesis on the Brazilian films Elite Squad and Elite Squad 2.

 

Back in São Paulo, I co-founded the Marimba Collective, which offers graphic design, audiovisual production and photography for classical music. 

Between 2017 and 2018 I was assigned several times by the São Paulo State Music School - EMESP Tom Jobim as interpreter for groups and soloists during their stay in São Paulo, among which composer and saxophonist Ted Nash, the Juilliard School's Mary Lou Williams Jazz Ensemble and the American Brass Quintet.

In March 2020 I co-founded and am since co-host and graphic designer of the Marimba Podcast, where we talk about classical music in a light and accessible way. 

 

A foreign language enthusiast, I am fluent in Portuguese, English, German and Spanish; I have intermediate knowledge of Italian, French and Russian; and have a basic knowledge of Dutch and Japanese. I am currently learning Arabic.

Apart from co-hosting the podcast, I currently work as freelance writer, translator and graphic designer, and teach English and German privately.

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