Mariana Godinho began her studies in 2001 at the Academia de Música e Dança do Fundão, where she completed a complementary piano course under the guidance of Olga Silva, and flute course under the guidance of Rui Sousa.
She attended several masterclasses with pianists such as Artur Pizarro, Agustin Vergara, Nancy Lee Harper, Álvaro Teixeira Lopes, Massimiliano Valenti, Jonathan Moyer, RachiliaMamedzade, Liubov Lavneeva, Luisa Tender, Jill Lawson, Artur Pizarro, Polina Lechenkoand Sergei Edelmann.
She also has performed as solo, with various chamber formations and with singers, in several halls such as the Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga Conservatory of Music in Bilbao, the Museum of Romanticism in Porto, Regalbuto (Sicily), Vianna da Motta Auditorium, Palácio Foz and at the Helena Sá e Costa Theater.
In 2015 she was invited to participate in a concert from the portuguese radio station Antena 2 with Ensemble D’Arcos. In 2017 she won the 2nd prize at the Póvoa de Varzim XII International Competition. In 2015 she completed her bachelor degree in piano at Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, under the guidance of Professor Jorge Moyano. During this year she was invited by the pianist Massimiliano Valenti to attend masterclasses and to perform in Sicily. In 2018 he completed her Master’s Degree in Music Teaching in Lisbon and then proceeded with her studies with a Master’s Degree in Performance under the guidance of Professor Miguel Henriques