Composer and flutist. Master Degree in Composition and Doctor Degree in Musical Language and Structure. Professor or Harmony, Analysis and Composition in School of Music of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Works performed and recorded in Brazil and overseas. Participation, in 2015, as panelist and composer, in EXPO 2015 Milano, and in I Virtuosi XXI Century Festival, in Recife. Works on CDs National Symphony Orchestra plays Today Composers (2016) and Trio Paineiras plays Today Composers (2017). Participation in International Festival RC4 with his autoral concert, Liberjongo (2017). Coordinator of Post-Graduation Program in Music of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro from 2015 to 2019. Member of ABSTRAI Ensemble. Participation as a guest composer in the XXX Biennial of Contemporary Brazilian Music.
Currently, the researcher develops the Partitional Theory in the direction of musical applications from the latest arisen concepts designed in collaboration with the associated research groups (Performance Today and PArtiMus). Among them, the creation of works based on different Partitional Models stands out, but mainly those based on a pragmatic and performative approach (based on concrete elements of performance – body, behaviors, flows, modes). This effort resulted in articles, musical compositions, instrumental performances, participation in festivals as a guest speaker or composer, and advanced classes in the Graduate Program in Music at UFRJ. At present, Pauxy Gentil-Nunes is organizing the IV Volume of the biannual publication of the Brazilian Association of Music Theory and Analysis – TeMA.