Sofia Borges is a Portuguese composer, percussionist, improviser and sound artist. She focuses on interdisciplinary work and blending a variety of genres, traditions, materials and technologies. Her compositions cover a wide spectrum ranging from chamber, orchestra and vocal music up to theater, dance, multimedia performance and installation. Sofia has participated in numerous international festivals all over Europe, U.S.A, Brazil, Macao, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. When performing as a composer-performer, she uses self-programmed electronics and instruments she has developed herself.
Sofia Borges began playing percussion as a teenager, entered the Lisbon National Conservatory and then moved on to composition and new media at Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (Portugal) and Hamburg Conservatory of Music and Theater (Germany).
Sofia lives in Berlin, Germany.