Guest lecturer at the Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra since 2002, INET-md researcher and PhD in Music at the University of Aveiro whose research addresses the chamber music with piano of composer Frederico de Freitas. He graduated in Piano in classes of Caio Pagano and Paulo Alvares in Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas and Professores de Educação Musical do Ensino Básico in Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra. Completed a master's degree in Music Performance at the University of Aveiro in 2009 where he investigated the work for piano by Manuel under the supervision of Helena Marinho. Presented recently in conferences such as Performa 2009 (Aveiro University), ENIM 2011 (Casa da Música - Porto), GuimaraMus 2012 (Guimarães European Capital of Culture) with article edited the book Pensar a música and National Element in Music 2013 (Athens-Greece). He is currently researcher in projects Imagens da terra e do mar coordinated by Helena Marinho and A música no meio coordinated by Maria do Rosário Pestana, both funded by FCT.