Has a master’s degree in Music Teaching (Saxophone) by the University of Aveiro (2016). He is since 2014 Saxophone and Music Ensemble teacher on David de Sousa’s Music Conservatory in Figueira da Foz. In the field of ethnomusicology, he has collaborated with the inscribing of the practice of “Cantar os Reis em Ovar” in the national heritage matrix. In collaboration with other researchers from INET-md (University of Aveiro) he was an editor and producer of the 42-minute documentary that resulted from the material gathered for that investigation. Currently he integrates the team of research on Woman’s Poliphonic Practices in the municipality of S. Pedro do Sul.
He is a saxophonist and composer, having toured the country with the saxophone quartet “Noscalla”, of which he is a founding member. He’s currently pursuing a PhD in Musical Sciences in the Nova University of Lisbon.