Faculty & Staff

Eduardo Sola

Eduardo Solá

Assistant Professor of Music
Special Assistant to the President, EDI Director
(403) 782-3381  x 4072

Office location: West Hall
eduardosola@burmanu.ca

Education

PhD Education (C&I), Andrews University (2020)
MA Musicology/Music Theory, University of Toronto (2015)
BMus, Baroque Violin, Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (2012)
BMus, Violin, Parana State University (2009)

Areas of Expertise

Historical & Systematic Musicology
Violin Performance
Chamber Music & Orchestral Studies
Music Theory
Music Cognition
Music Education
Curriculum Theory

Biography

Eduardo Solá (Chagas Lima) is Assistant Professor of Music at Burman University, where he teaches violin/viola, music history, advanced music theory, and directs the Burman University Symphony Orchestra (BUSO). He has worked as a concert violinist and violist extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas in concerts, projects, and recordings, performing alongside renowned artists. Dr. Solá research interests focus on music education, systematic and historical musicology, music theory, and curriculum theory. He holds several scholarly publications and appears internationally as speaker at research conferences. In 2021, Dr. Solá published the first Portuguese translation and commented edition of F. Geminiani's The Art of Playing on the Violin (1751).

Current Research or Professional Activities

 

  • Fugue analysis: essential fugal closure (EFC); new pedagogical directions
  • Diagetic and non-diegetic sound spaces in video games
  • Developmental synesthesia and concurrent incongruence in early stages of music education
  • Multisensory learning; teaching to different senses; curricular inclusivity
  • Autobiographical theory

 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Form and Structure in J. Haydn's “Von deiner Güt’ o Herr und Gott”, from The Creation”. Vortex Music Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2021: 1-41. (ISSN: 2317-9937)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Metrical Dissonances in the Baroque Minuet: Theory and Practice." Opus, Vol. 26, N. 3, 2020. (ISSN: 1517-7017)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Life and death of music 'as education': A philosophical overview." Journal of Research in Christain Education, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2020.

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Cross-sensory experiences and the Enlightenment: music synesthesia in context." Revista Musica Hodie, Vol. 19, 2019. (ISSN: 1676-3939)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo "Meter in 'Esperando na Janela" (2000): A Glimpse into Hypermetric Shifts and Perception." Proceedings of the Folk Music Analysis Conference of the University of Malaga, 2017. (Poster)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Music and ceremonial in Fernão Cadim's Letters." Revista Brasileira de Música. Vol. 29, No. 1. 2016: 103-123. (ISSN 0103-7595)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Developmental synesthesia, perception, and performance: challenges and new directions in music education and research." Anais do XXV Congresso da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Música. 2015

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "O maracá na sociedade Tupinambá: representações iconográficas e textuais quinhentistas." Anais 3º Congresso Brasileiro de Iconografia Musical. 2015: 297-316. (ISSN 2318-7026)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "The maracá in the beginning of European contact: its role in Tupinambá society as a religious token and musical instrument." Revista Hodie, Vol. 15, No. 2. Goiania: Universidade Federal de Goiás, 2015. (ISSN: 1676-3939)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo.  "The Role of Proportion in the First-movement Expositions of W. A. Mozart's String Quintets." Revista Vórtex, Vol. 3, No. 1. Curitiba: Escola de Música e Belas Artes do Parana, 2014: 48-61. (ISSN: 2317-9937)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Uccellini's Sonata Ottava: Perspectives in Grouping, Meter and Metrical Dissonance." Revista Hodie, Vol. 14, No. 2. Goiania: Universidade Federal de Goiás, 2014: 199-212. (ISSN: 1676-3939)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "A importância de noções harmônico-estruturais e resolução de baixo-contínuo aplicadas á peformance da sonata BWV 1001, de J. S. Bach, para violino solo." Anais do IV Simposio de Pesquisa em Música da UFPR. Curitiba: Editora do Departamento DeArtes da Universidade Federal do Parana, 2007. (ISBN: 978-85-.98826-13-4)

 

Books

Sola Chagas LIma, Eduardo. A Arte de Tocar Violino (1751) de Francesco Geminiani: Uma Tradução e Edição Comentada. PACO Editorial, 2021. (ISBN: 9786558405054)

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. O Menino e o Som. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Metanoia, 2014. (ISBN: 9788563439369)

 

Conference Papers

“Speaking as I think, I die, I die”: Grieving Female Voices in the “Willow Song”. Royal Musicology Association. University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom, September 8-10, 2022. (Collaboration with Julie Thompson, Burman University)

“Speaking as I think, I die, I die”: Grieving Female Voices in the “Willow Song”. Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference. University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden, July 4-7, 2022. (Collaboration with Julie Thompson, Burman University)

“Hit me, Britney, one more time: Rewriting Shakespeare with Britney Spears in & Juliet.” Popular Culture Association, Annual Conference 2022, April 13-15. (Collaboration with Julie Thompson, Burman University)  

“‘All the world is a stage, and all the men and women merely players’: An Autobiographical Approach to Teaching Shakespeare. 19th Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference (AUTLC). Andrews University, Michigan, United States, 31 March, 2022. (Collaboration with Julie Thompson, Burman University)  

“'It’s undemocratic’: Instructional Differentiation in C. S. Lewis’s Screwtape Proposes a Toast (1961)”. 19th Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference (AUTLC). Andrews University, Michigan, United States, 31 March, 2022.

“Alive: The Samaritan Woman, John 4:1-42”. 2nd Symphonia Conference, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada, 16 March, 2022. (Collaboration with Julie Thompson, Burman University)  

“Fear and Hope: Contemplating the Parousia in J. S. Bach’s Church Cantatas”. 2nd Symphonia Conference, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada, 16 March, 2022.

'"And all is semblative a woman's part": Musicality and Gender Performativity in Twelfth Night'. American Musicological Society, New York Chapter, Annual Meeting. June 12, 2020. (Collaborative paper with Julie Thompson)

“Interdisciplinary Biblical Interpretation: Expressing Meaning through Visual and Aural Art Forms.” AAR & SBL Annual Meeting, May 21-23, 2021. (Collaboration with Stephen Reasor)

“Music, Meaning, and Corporate Worship: Experiencing Music in Seventh-day Adventism”.  18th Annual Andrews University Music & Worship Conference. Andrews University, Michigan, United States, February 18-20, 2021.

“The ‘Synchronic’ Orchestra: Reconceptualizing Instruction in a Time of Change”. 18th Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference (AUTLC). Andrews University, Michigan, United States, 25 March, 2021.

'"And all is semblative a woman's part": Musicality and Gender Performativity in Twelfth Night'. Shakespeare and Music: New Interdisciplinary Perspectives. University of Manchester, University of Huddersfield, Royal Music Association, and Society for Renaissance Studies. December 10-11, 2020. (Collaborative paper with Julie Thompson)

"El Sistema in Toronto, Ontario: building Canadian national identity through music education" New Zealand Musicological Society Annual Meeting.  University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, November, 2019.

“Music Notation>Colour Synesthesia: an Alternative Approach to Teaching Music to Synesthetes.” 2019 Conference of the International Association of Synesthetes, Artists, and Scientists. Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow, Russia, October, 2019.

“Mental Health During the Midterm Period: A Grounded Theory Study.” Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference (AUTLC). Andrews University, Michigan, United States, 28 March, 2019.

“Teacher Training and Qualification in Guinea: A Collaborative Project for Improvement and Change.” Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference (AUTLC). Andrews University, Michigan, United States, 28 March, 2019.

"Form and Deformation in Super Mario: An Analytical Approach." Winter Symposium of the Ludomusicology Society of Australia (LSA).  University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. 20 - 22 July, 2018.

“Developmental Synesthesia and Tonal Music Improvisation.” Conference of the International Association of Synesthetes, Artists and Scientists (IASAS). University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), United States, 19-20 October, 2017.“Life and Death of Music as Education: a Philosophical Perspective.” Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference (AUTLC). Andrews University, Michigan, United States, 30 March, 2018.

“Developmental Synesthesia and Music Notation: Questions of Perception and Meaning.” Congresso Brasileiro de Iconografia Musical. Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, July 2017.

“Meter in “Esperando na Janela” (2000): A Glimpse into Hypermetric Shifts and Perception.” Folk Music Analysis Conference. University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain, 14-16 June, 2017.

“Unidade Móvel de Esterilização e Educação em Saúde (UMEES): Estratégia Educacional em Guarda Responsável.” Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 2017.

“Developmental Synesthesia and Differentiated Education in the American Curriculum: A Historical Survey.” Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference. Andrews University, Michigan, 30 March, 2017.

“Sinestesia musical e inclusão no currículo educacional elementar: implicações para a flexibilidade e adaptabilidade curricular.” VI Semana de Educação Musical - Práticas Criativas na Educação Musical como Fator de Desenvolvimento Humano. Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 08-10 September, 2016.

"Synesthetic incongruence and music perception in early stages of music education." United Kingdom Synesthesia Association, Synesthesia and Cross-Modal Perception Conference. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 21-13 April, 2016.

"Handel and the notion of an orchestra leader." Handel and His Eighteenth-Century Performers, The Handel Institute. Foundling Museum/Open University, London, England, 21-22 November, 2015.

"Cross-sensory experiences and the Enlightenment: in search of a place for music synesthesia." 11th National Conference of the American Synesthesia Association (ASA). University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA, 2-4 October, 2015.

"Cross-sensory experiences and the Enlightenment: in search of a place for music synesthesia." 38th National Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia (MSA). University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 1-4 October, 2015.

"Developmental synesthesia, perception, and performance: challenges and new directions in music education and research." XXV Congresso da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Música (ANPPOM). Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES), Vitória, Brazil, 17-21 August, 2015.

"O maracá na sociedade Tupinambá: representações iconográficas e textuais quinhentistas." 3º Congresso Brasileiro de Iconografia Musical. Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Salvador, Brazil, 20-24 July, 2015.

"Fear and Hope: Contemplating the Parousia in J. S. Bach's Church Cantatas." Annual meeting of the Society for Christian Scholarship in Music (SCSM). Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 12-14 February 2015.

"Tonal Structure and Balance in 'Von deiner Güt', O Herr und Gott,' from J. Haydn's Die Schöpfung." Royal Music Association (RMA) Research Students' Conference. University of Bristol, England, 8-10 January 2015.

"Metrical dissonances in late baroque dance music: implications for the postwar 'early music' revival and current practice." Performing Early Music in the Age of Recordings: National Styles then and now. Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv, Israel, 13-14 October 2014.

"Pietas Austriaca, Counter-reformation, and Sacred Music at the Habsburg Court." Historical Documentation Series. Koninklijk Conservatorium, The Hague, The Netherlands, December, 2011.

 

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2021), Burman University
  • Excellence in Scholarship Award (2020), Burman University
  • Anderson Scholarship (2019), Andrews University 
  • Grant in Aid of Research (2019), Andrews University
  • Graduate Merit Scholarship (2018), School of Graduate Studies & Research, Andrews University
  • Anderson Scholarship (2017), Andrews University
  • Graduate Merit Scholarship (2017), School of Graduate Studies & Research, Andrews University
  • Taylor Scholarship (2017), Andrews University
  • Inquilla Scholarship (2017), Andrews University
  • Willsey-Chareq Scholarship (2017), Andrews University
  • Natelkka Burrell Scholarship (2017), Andrews University
  • Conference Grant Award (2015), The Handel Institute
  • Fall Conference Grant Award (2014), University of Toronto, School of Graduate Studies (SGS)
  • Faculty of Music Fellowship (2012), University of Toronto
  • International Student Scholarship Award (2012), University of London, Goldsmiths College

 

Other

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. “The ‘Synchronic’ Orchestra: Reconceptualizing Instruction”. Journal of Adventist Education Blog. June, 2021.

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Music notation-to-color synesthesia and early stages of music education: A grounded theory study" Andrews Digital Commons (also on ProQuest), Doctoral Dissertations, 2020.

Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo. "Learning Through Dialogue." Journal of Adventist Education blog.  May 27, 2019.

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