Deddos’s original compositions have been part of contemporary and interdisciplinary projects, and his works have been performed and recorded by premiere artists around the globe, mentioning tubist/euphoniumists Sergio Carolino, Shoichiro Hokazono, Brass Hexagon, James Gourlay, Steven Mead, Albert Khattar, Adam Frey, Lance LaDuke, Andrew Hitz, Brian Meixner, Modular Ensemble, River City Brass, Royal Concertgebouw Trombone Trio, and musicians of important groups suchs as the Berlin Phil., Berlin Opera, New York Phil., Philadelphia Orch., to name a few. Deddos has received three times the Harvey Phillips Awards by ITEA for excellence in composition, and has been member of international competitions committees such as Trombonanza, ITEC, Falcone Festival, IET, Colombian Euphonium Competition, Brazilian National Euphonium and Tuba Association Competition, Cascavel Music Festival and Gramado in Concert International Festival (Brazil), judging performance and composition. In 2017, the Montevideo Philharmonic premiered his Concerto Grosso for Brass Quinte and Symphony Orchestra, along with the Porto Alegre Brass Quintet.
Deddos earns a Bachelor of Music degree in Conducting and Composition from Paraná State School of Music and Fine Arts, a Master’s degree from Duquesne University, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Georgia. His main mentors include Silvio Spolaore, Harry Crowl (composition), Lance Laduke and David Zerkel.
Fernando Deddos is the current president of the Brazilian Euphonium and Tuba Association (ETB), and an Adams Instruments Performing Artist (Holland) since 2010.