Bruno Nogueira

Bruno Nogueira, natural from Cascais, initiated his musical studies at the age of six. Afterwards, he joined the Music School of the National Conservatory, in Lisbon, where he concluded the clarinet course in the class of Prof. Rui Martins.
Having in sight the continuation of his studies, in 2002 he entered the Superior Music School of Lisbon in the class of Prof. Manuel Jerónimo. There he finished the clarinet course with an 18 out of 20 final grade.
He participated in several clarinet master classes with teachers, such as: Guy Deplus, Alain Damiens, Paul Meyer, Karl Leister, Charles Neidich, Lorenzo Coppola, Alberto Ferrer Martinez, Andrew Simon, Antony Pay, Henry Bok, Walter Boeykens, Nuno Silva, Joaquim Ribeiro e Luís Gomes.
In 2004, he was awarded the 3rd prize in the “Costa Azul” Clarinet Competition, in Setúbal. In 2007 he obtained the 2nd prize in the “Prémio José Augusto Alegria” Clarinet Competition, in Évora. Both of these competitions performed in the highest class.
In 2011, after a clarinet and piano recital with the pianist and composer Aleksandar Simic, he was awarded with a praiseful reference from the former President of Portugal, Dr. Jorge Sampaio. Quoting his words: “he assured as a clarinetist a magnificent and touching concert…I was proud as a Portuguese of his so qualified participation…”.
He entered the National Republican Guard Symphonic Band in 2005, where he is a clarinet soloist.
From 2004 to 2010, he worked at the Loures Art Conservatory as clarinet teacher.
As an orchestra player, he has collaborated with many orchestras, such as the Portuguese Chamber Orchestra, the Cascais and Oeiras Chamber Orchestra and the Almada Clarinet Orchestra.

Alto Patrocínio / High Patronage