Artistic CV


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C U R R I C U L U M   V I T A E
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ANDRE BORGES
Phone (UK): 01273 620594 / 074 0278 2126
e-mail: saxcretino@gmail.com

Education & Qualifications

Degrees :


Institution: University of Brighton
Subject: Performance and Visual Arts(Music )
Degree: BA(hons)
Period: 2008 - 2011
Tutor: Conall Gleeson
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Institution: Universidade Catolica doSalvador
Subject: Law
Degree: BA(hons)
Period: 1990 - 1995
Tutor: Ruben Bacelar

Short courses:


Institution: Universidade Federal da Bahia
Subject: Saxophone
Period: March-November, 1996
Tutor: Rowney Scott
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Institution: Universidade Federal da Bahia
Subject: Music & Rhythm
Period: March-June, 1992
Tutor: Tom Tavares

Workshops:


Institution: Museum of Modern Art(Bahia)
Subject: Saxophone
Artist: Brandford Marsalis (USA)
Period: August, 1995
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Institution: Castro Alves Theatre (Brazil)
Subject: World Percussion Panorama
Artist/Period:
-Nana Vasconcelos(Brazil) - March, 1999
-Nana Vasconcelos/Hermeto Pascoal (Brasil) - March, 1998
-Nana Vasconcelos/ Barata Muni (Bali) – March 1887
-Nana V./GlenVelez (E.U.A.) / UAKTI(Brasil) - March 1996
-Nana Vasconcelos(Brazil); Trilok Gurtu(Índia} March, 1995

Transferable Skills:

Saxophonist, microtonalist, performer and sound artist: Since 1992, creating microtonal instruments and performing in collaboration with Theatre, Dance and Circus Companies, Video works and Music groups in Brazil and abroad. Living in the U.K since 2004 and recently engaged in solo performances exploring internal body sounds combined with Arduino technology.

Experience

Circus:

Institution: Trillion Dollar Company (Germany)
Role: Saxophonist / performer
Show: The Caesar Twins (main performances in Berlin, Hanover, London, Brighton, Edinburgh, Singapore)
Period: 2004 – 2008
Director: Markus Pabst
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Institution: Trillion Dollar Company (Germany)
Role: Saxophonist
Show: Ein SommernarchtsBaum (Germany)
Period: 2005 and 2007
Director: Markus Pabst
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Institution: The Famous Spiegeltent (Australia)
Role: Saxophonist    
Show: La Clique (Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe)
Period: 2005 – 2006
Director: Markus Pabst
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Institution: Picolino Circus Company (Brazil)
Role: Musical Director, Saxophonist, Flutist;
Shows: Sonhos, Desafio, Corre-Corre, Uma Troupe do Brulho, A rosa, De tempo em Tempo, Em Busca do Choro Perdido, Magias e Bruxarias, Panos, Batuque, Guerreiro, Jorge Amado(Brazil)
Period: 1992 – 2004
Director: Anselmo Serrat
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Institution: More Promotions (Germany)ZAP Arts
Show: Ein Sommernachtsbaum
Role: Saxophonist, Flutist, percussionist/performer
Period:  2007, 2004 and 2002
Director: Markus Pabst
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Institution: Circus of 1000 Faces (Holland/Germany)
Role: Musical Director/ Saxophonist and Percussionist/performer
Shows: European Tour (Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Denmark, U.K., Belgium, and Switzerland.
Period: April – September 2000.
Director: Neil Gladwin

Theatre:

Institution: ZAP Arts(UK)
Role: Saxophonist, flutist, percussionist
Play: Home Fires
Period: 2015
Director: Terry O'Donovan
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Institution: More Promotions (Germany)
Role: Saxophonist, flutist, percussionist
Play: Bedelu
Period: 2001 - 2003
Director: Markus Pabst
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Institution: Teatro dos Novos Company(Brazil)
Role: Saxophonist, flutist
Play: Em Pé de Guerra
Period: 2000
Director: Chica Carelli
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Institution: Bando de Teatro do Olodum(Brazil)
Role: Saxophonist, flutist
Play: Oprea dos 3 Reais
Period: 1998
Director: Márcio Meirelles
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Institution: Asa Branca Theatre Company(Brazil)
Role: Saxophonist, flutist, percussionist, singer, performer
Shows/Period:
-O Voo Da Asa Branca (1999)
-Angel City(1998)
-Na Rua na Sua, na Lua (1997)
-Um dia, um sol (1996)
Director: Deolindo Checcucci

Awards and Nominations:

-The New Voices Seed Award for the animation "Da Loja Pro Lixo" (Sound and Music UK 2019)
-The Nagoya University Award  for outstanding artistic achievement (Degree Shows University of Brighton 2011) "INSIDE-OUT a sound art performance"UK;
-The Seoul National University Award  for outstanding artistic achievement (Degree Shows University of Brighton 2011) "INSIDE-OUT a sound art performance"UK;
-The Burt Brill and Cardens Award  for outstanding artistic achievement (Degree Shows University of Brighton
-Best Video Soundtrack (Festival dos 5 Minutos 1999) “O Eterno Retorno do Mesmo” BR;
-Best Soundtrack (Joinville Theatre Festival 1998) Play: Angel City BR;
-Best Soundtrack (Novo Hamburgo Theatre Festival 1998) “Angel City” BR;
-Best Soundtrack (Coca-Cola Theatre Festival 1997)“Um Dia, Um Sol” BR;
-Premio COPENE de Musica (Banda Crac! 1997) BR;
-Best Soundtrack for video (Festival dos 5 minutos 1995) BR;

Collaboration in Music Records:

-King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band 2018;
-Moscote(Thiago Trade) 2018;
-Japanese Food(Giovani Cidreira) 2017;
-Macaca(Gizzzmo)2003;
-Tuze de Abreu (Tuze de Abreu) 2002;
-Nancyta e os Grazzers(Nancyta) 2002;
-Terra que Berra (Jonga Lima) 2002;
-Materia-Prima (Monica Bejur) 2002;
-Trilhas do Vila (Teatro Villa-Velha) 2000;
-Dr. CASCADURA(Dr. Cascadura) 1999;

Bands and Solo

-Borges Machado(duo)2020
-Saxcretino (solo)2016 
-MoBraba ( CRAC!) 1998;
-Inducao Hipnótica (TREBLINKA) 1991.

Compilations


-Psych.KG 299 by FLUXUS - track Inside-Out, 2011 (Germany 2016);

-1Minute Autohypnosis Sex War Noise Faith White Truth Light Europe Death Seed Red Net Jung Dollar Neo Time Love-in City Twenty New Cage Zen Self LSD Dose Tesla Sea Place Breaking-Up Father X-Ray Future Loud Blood Sweat Tears Hope - track Cardiorespiratory Polyrhythm With Involuntary Bowel Improvisation (Spain 2016)