He started his studies at the National Conservatory, having graduated from the Lisbon Superior School of Music (undergraduate degree), from the Higher Conservatory of Rotterdam (U.M.), and a Masters in Psychology and Music Pedagogy at F.C.S.H. of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He is currently a PhD student in Music and Musicology at the University of Évora.
Title PhD Thesis: The Bass Clarinet as a soloist instrument: writing, instrumental technique and repertoire of Portuguese composers or residents in Portugal.