Apoena Frota is a Brazilian-born composer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, currently completing a music bachelor’s degree program in Contemporary Writing, at Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA. Apoena’s music is a concise mixture of the many types of sound he was exposed to throughout his childhood. Coming from a family of actors, musicians and acrobats, his influences range from Brazilian folk/pop music to contemporary indie rock and world jazz. His unique style has rendered invaluable achievements. He played with and recorded renowned artists, such as Nana Caymmi and Leoni; he opened his own label, “Tumdum,” in 2009, and released his first solo album, “Desacorde,” which shook the indie scene in the country; in the same year, one of his songs was recorded by the iconic Lulu Santos; he wrote, directed, and composed the soundtrack for the circus spectacle “Elements”, which toured throughout Brazil between 2009 and 2010.