Pianist of Escola de Música da UFRJ (UFRJ School of Music), he is a Master of Music Performance by UNIRIO and studied with Maria Teresa Madeira in Conservatório Brasileiro de Música where he completed his bachelor’s degree and specialization in Piano Pedagogy. Winner of Concurso Nilda Freitas X Concurso Nacional de Piano Souza Lima, he was second in Concurso Nacional de Piano Art-Livre, category Brazilian music. He was also awarded in “Jovens Solistas” of Bahia and “Jovens Destaques” at the UFRJ Science and Culture Forum, category Chamber Music. He was soloist in several orchestras such as Orquestra Filarmônica do Espírito Santo, Orquestra Sinfônica da Bahia, Orquestra Sinfônica Jovem de Campos and Orquestra Sinfônica do Programa Prelúdio da TV Cultura, under the baton of Modesto Flávio, Osvaldo Colarusso, Luis Mauricio Carneiro, and Julio Medaglia. He participated in the CD and DVD recording “Música Viva” under the baton of maestrina Ligia Amadio, and was music director assistant and pianist in the play “Forrobodó, um choro na cidade nova “, “Bilac vê estrelas” and “The Full Monty – The musical.” He participated in several master classes and improvement courses with Stefan Meylaers (Belgium), Sergei Dukachev (Russia), and Roberto Bravo (Chile). As a teacher he taught at the Centro Cultura Musical de Campos, in XIV and XV FEMUSICAs and the Piano Department of UFRJ.
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