Quincas Moreira is an award winning composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, sound designer and audio engineer with over two decades of experience. Born in Brazil, Quincas received his formal music education in the US, having studied Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami and Contemporary Improvisation at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
Back in Brazil after 8 years in the US, Quincas was quickly hired by record label and commercial studio YB Music of São Paulo, as an audio engineer and staff producer. At YB Quincas learned the trade of producer/engineer while also performing as bassist and keyboardist for a number of the label´s artists, such as Trio Mocotó, Andrea Marquee and Curumin, with whom he went on international tours during the early naughts. In 2007, Quincas left YB and started his own production company, Quinquilharia Audio, as well as his band Quinquilharia Samba Punk, where Quincas got to be the frontman.
In 2011, Quincas decided to move to Mexico City, where he started to foster relationships in the movie business, while also learning to build and design analog modular synthesizers. The two things merged seamlessly, as the musical results of his experimentation with electronics were a perfect fit for many film makers. One such film maker was Everardo González, director of “The Devil’s Freedom”. This award winning documentary won Quincas the Fenix Award for best original score in 2017.
Also in 2017, Quincas started composing for the Google/Youtube Audio Library, where he now (as of Feb 2019) is one of the most prolific composers in the service, Quincas has submitted 100 original full length songs in every style imaginable, from Children’s music to Heavy Metal, Christmas classics to Dubstep and Cinematic ambient soundscapes.
Today, Quincas runs QMA alongside Edgar López where they create music and sound design for anything from TV commercials and feature films to video games, shorts, internet content and more. Quincas also runs the Synth DIY Guy Youtube channel where he builds modules, writes, shoots, edits, produces and directs overviews and tutorials aimed at the Synth DIY Community.