João Menezes is an Electronic Musician and Sound Designer.

João is a proficient Audio Programmer and has conducted workshops and lectures at several Festivals and Conferences in Europe. Furthermore, João had an active role in developing external software libraries for Computer Music and Data Sonification, as well as a core contributor for the Jamoma Framework user library.

Outside Music, João is an avid underwater photographer whose work has been awarded and published in International magazines.

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 School of Engineering of the University of Porto. From 2010 to 2014, João was an active member of the Digitopia Collective at the Casa da Música Foundation, Porto. Since 2014, João has been an Instructor of Music in the Music Program at New York University Abu Dhabi.

Music Performances and Concerts

Solo

2022

Double Slit live at Electrofest -NUAD Arts Center, Abu Dhabi

2021

Double Slit live at Embryoroom Gallery, New York

2020

Double Slit live at Embryoroom Gallery, New York

2020

Double Slit live at Electrofest - NYUAD Arts Center, Abu Dhabi

2019

Double Slit live at Electrofest - NYUAD Arts Center, Abu Dhabi

2018

Double Slit live at Sharjah Arts Foundation, Sharjah

2017

Double Slit live at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

2016

Double Slit live at Tse Tse Fly Middle East, Dubai

Group

2019

João Menezes & Jesse Boere live at NYUAD Arts Center, Abu Dhabi

2014

Digi Collective, live at Casa da Musica Foundation, Porto

2013

Música e Revolução, live at Casa da Musica Foundation, Porto

2013

Live with Remix Ensemble at Casa da Musica Foundation, Porto

2012

Variations on Pierre Henry, live at Casa da Musica Foundation, Porto

2012

Digi Collective, Manobras no Porto, Porto.

2011

Digi Collective, live at Serralves Foundation, Porto

2011

Sonopolis, live at Casa da Musica Foundation, Porto

2011

Verão na casa, live at Casa da Musica Foundation, Porto

Music for Theatre

2014

Land(e)scape - Imaginarius Festival, Portugal

2013

Nebulosa, D.E.M.O.- Braga, Portugal

Workshops and Lectures

2015

2015

2015

2013

2013

2013

2013

2013

2012

2012

Artistic Residencies

2014

2013

2013