Born in Angola, in 1965.
He holds a degree from the Conservatório Nacional de Música de Lisboa and a degree in Transversal Flute from the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa.
He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen with Toke Lund Christiansen and Ola Birger Pedersen. In 1989 and 1991, obtained the 2nd and 3rd prizes of higher level in the “Prémio Jovens Musicos” competition.
In addition to several performances as a soloist, he integrates several formations, including a Banda Sinfónica da Guarda Nacional Republicana,Orquestra da Juventude Musical Portuguesa,, Orquestra de Harmonia dos Jovens das Comunidades Europeias, Orquestra da Câmara Sousa Carvalho and Orquestra da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
He has attended masterclasses with Pierre-Yves Artaud, Atarah Ben-Tovim, Susan Milan, Benedek Csalog, Jonathan Snowden and Trevor Wye. He taught at the Academia de Música de Linda-a-Velha, Centro Cultural de Beja and at Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa. He teaches at the Academia de Amadores de Música and at Escola Profissional de Artes in Beira Interior.