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Fernanda Aoki Navarro

About this Artist

Fernanda Aoki Navarro is a musician born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, based in San Diego, California. She graduated in music composition at University of Sao Paulo, moved to the United States in 2011, where she completed her master’s degree at UC Santa Cruz. She's a Ph.D. candidate at UC San Diego.

She works with acoustic and electroacoustic music, performance art, and sound installation. She doesn’t believe in the idea that a bio makes music more interesting. Fernanda doesn’t like to be reduced to her gender, doesn’t know how to dance samba, procrastinates to write program notes, doesn’t know how to react when someone makes a compliment or a critique, goes to the cinema every week, and drinks coffee every day.