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Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Nuno started taking piano lessons at the age of eight in Academia de Música de Lagos in Portugal with João Rosa. Alongside his passion for piano Nuno started flute lessons at the age of nine and the flute has been a familiar instrument to him ever since. Nuno has graduated with a First-Class Honours Bachelor of Music degree from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, under the tuition of with Michael Young and Benjamin Frith. He has just concluded his studies at the Royal College of Music on the Master of Music course with Distinction, under the tuition of renowned pianist Leon McCawley. Nuno is also very grateful to Talent Unlimited UK and The Countess of Munster Musical Trust for supporting his studies in London, after giving him the Derek Butler Award.
In his country, Nuno has been a prize winner in several national and international piano competitions including; Concurso de Piano de Oeiras; International Competition Cidade do Fundão; Concurso Internacional de Música Cidade de Almada, IX Prémio Nacional Elisa de Sousa Pedroso, and the 20th National Estoril Competition. In the United Kingdom, Nuno was a finalist of the EPTA UK Piano Competition 2015, and the winner of the Eric Hodges Beethoven Competition 2015, the RWCMD Concerto Competition 2016, and the Mary Rees Chopin Prize 2016, and the Trevor Pugsley Prize for Piano performance. Nuno was also one of the finalists of the RWCMD Ian Stoutzker prize 2018 – an award for the most outstanding performer at the college.
Nuno has also participated in several masterclasses with names such as Angela Hewitt, Katia and Marielle Labèque, Stephen Hough, Boris Berman, Tamara Stefanovich, Peter Jablonski, Artur Pizarro, Paul Badura-Skoda, Aaron Schorr and Aleksandra Zvirblyte.
Nuno has been performing regularly in the United Kingdom, Portugal and Italy. As a soloist and chamber musician, important performances include Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto N.2 for piano and orchestra with the Royal Welsh College Symphony Orchestra in St. David’s Hall, under the baton of conductor David Jones.
Nuno is a highly experienced piano teacher and music educator, currently offering private piano and music theory lessons to all levels and ages (above 5 years of age), including those with special needs. He is also part of the teaching staff at several specialist music schools across London, such as Cherry Pie Music, East London Piano, The Masters Music School, and Masterkeys. He has extensive experience in graded exam preparation, with a proven track record of 100% success amongst his students.
Nuno is a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians, and has got a DBS Enhanced Certificate. Nuno has received CPD training with organisations:
‘Becoming a Better Music Teacher’ (ABRSM)
‘Child protection in schools 2.0’ (NSPCC)
'Covid-19 Awareness' (CPD College)
Holistic approach to music teaching:
- Developing the foundations of technique;
- Reading and Interpretation;
- Aural/Ear training;
- Music theory;
- Scales and sight-reading.
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Additional Languages: English (British), Russian
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Royal College of Music (2020) - MMus in Keyboard Performance (Masters) (✔ On File)
- Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (2018) - BMus (Hons) Piano (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
- Academia de Musica de Lagos (2014) - Grade 8 in Piano (School) (✔ On File)
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