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December 2018

Following pieces are now available for download (free) in

“analogous…” for clarinet in Bb solo

“Other side…” for accordion solo

“Sonata” for violin and piano

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November 2018

Sónia Oliveira’s new CD “Paz” will be released next 24th November in Sintra - Portugal. In it you can hear my work “Mask” for voice and Doublebass, with a poem by Walt Whitman.



Was born Porto, Portugal in 1990.

He studied Composition in Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (Lisbon Music College) with the composers: Professor Dr Sérgio Azevedo, Professor Dr António Pinho Vargas and Professor Dr Luís Tinoco. He also had the opportunity to work with the composers: Professor Roberto Alejandro Perez, Professor Dr Carlos Marecos, Professor Dr João Madureira, Professor Dr José Luís Ferreira and Professor Dr Carlos Caires (Orchestration, Harmony, Analisys and Electroacoustic Music).

In 2014 Daniel Davis was scholarship holder of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for 2014-2015 academic year, and he was the Young Composer of the 2014 - 2015 Concert Season of the Orquestra de Câmara de Cascais e Oeiras (Chamber Orchestra of Cascais and Oeiras).

He was also Associated Composer in the context of the Musicalmente - Music for Babies project (2016 season).

Recently, Daniel Davis has been offered a conditional place for a Doctoral Programme at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in London - with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Guildhall Research Department - with the composers: Professor Dr Julian Philips and Professor Dr Richard Baker. He has also been working with the composer: Professor Dr Julian Anderson.

Daniel Davis agent is nomus21, is represented by the Portuguese Music Research & Information Centre - and all his rights are protected by the Portuguese Author Society - SPA.



  • 2016, Honor Medal - from Instituo Politécnico de Lisboa for having highlighted as a National and International Composer.


  • 2015, Nomination - Melhor trabalho de Música Erudita 2015 da Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores.


  • 2014, 1st Prize Winner - Concurso de Composição Antena 2 / SPA - III Edição.


  • 2014, Laureate - Concurso de Composição da Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa - II Edição.


  • 2013, Laureate - Concurso de Composição Antena 2 / SPA - II Edição.





All the permissions to perform Davis work in public must be

obtained in Portugal from Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores

Av. Duque de Loulé, 31 1069-153 Lisboa

phone: +351 213 594 400 fax: +351 213 530 257


From editors:

Four Ways... -

No fim do que tudo parece ser... - Scherzo Editions






"Mirror of the Soul" by Ensemble Darcos - work recorded "Viagens"








"New Harmoniemusik" by Camerata de Sopros Silva Dionísio - work recorded "The essence of a tear"

“Emerge” new CD by Sónia Oliveira - work recorded “Mask” for singer and Doublebass (featuring João Vargas)




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