Magda Pucci

Magda Pucci is a musician, singer, arranger, composer and researcher of various peoples’ music.

She has graduated in Conducting (ECA- USP), and had taken her Master’s degree in Anthropology (PUC- São Paulo) and she is currently taking her PhD in Performance and Creative Arts at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.

She is the musical director of the band Mawaca, in which she developed extensive multicultural repertoire connected to performance. The group has released seven CDs, four DVDs and two books and has been performing in various countries.

Magda was host and producer of the radio show ‘Planeta Som’ for 13 years, broadcasted at Radio USP and Multikulti in Germany and Sweden. She is the author of five books and coordinates music education, world music and Brazilian indigenous music workshops.