Ziur is the artistic name of Andre Ruiz. Originally from Maia, Portugal, is a composer who has made creations for movie pictures, animation films, video games and musical orchestral arrangements and collaborated with several artist performers. He lives in Braga where he teachs composition at the local Music school. For many years is working in classical music as teacher and composer. Ziur's project (created in 2005) is an escape for his believes and is an atempt to expand his music ideas and share with all his musical visions.