Csekö, Luís Carlos
- Gerard Béhague
(b Salvador, Feb 10, 1945). Brazilian composer. He received his bachelor's degree at the University of Brasília in 1971, studying composition and theory with Fernando Cerqueira, Rinaldo Rossi, and Nicolau Kokron-Yoo. He later earned a masters in composition at the University of Colorado, Boulder (1980). While in the USA he also took courses at Columbia University and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He has held workshops and given lectures on contemporary composition and music education in national festivals and has been a guest composer and visiting professor in colleges throughout Brazil.
Since the late 1980s he has been teaching in Rio de Janeiro at the Pró-Arte music, the school Conservatório Brasileiro de Música and the Instituto Nacional de Música, promoting contemporary music events and undertaking research in the Workshop of Musical Language. He has written on music education and composition and completed a book, Music Language Workshop: Contemporary Music, Process of Creation, and Music Education...