Gabriel Xavier is a brazilian composer Master in Music Analysis by the State University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil) under the orientation of the composer Flo Menezes. Currently is taking part of a doctorate (Phd) research in the same university. His research is focused in the understanding of the role of intertextuality relations, widely found throughout the history of music in what is conventionally called metalanguage (be it in the form of stylistic reference, variation, or even literal quotation), in contemporary musical creation. Has premiered chamber and orchestral works in the brazilians state capitals of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba and Florianópolis. Highlight over the works Percurso Trianon-Sumaré (2016) for symphonic orchestra, premiered by the Filarmônica de Minas Gerais; Golpe Surdo (2016) for percussion quintet, commissioned by the Theatro Municipal of São Paulo; Morfemas (2018) for orchestra, commissioned by the Orquestra Moderna; Revólver-Volúpia (2018) for trumpet, saxophone, percussion and electronics, produced at the PANaroma studio (UNESP) and premiered by the group Ateliê Contemporâneo of the EMM-SP. He works as a composer and conductor in the groups Capim Novo, Continuum Sonoro and Crescente Fértil. Work as conductor focused in contemporary music alongside with teaching in Composition, Theory and Analysis.