Portuguese clarinetist Carlos Cordeiro is stalwart in creating and broadcasting new music, collaborating with composers and different disciplines, improvising, studying, and performing on the different instruments of the clarinet family.

An orchestral and ensemble player, as well as a soloist, Carlos has toured Spain, China, Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Russia, and the United States and has performed with groups such as Vertixe Sonora, Argento New Music Project, New York New Music Ensemble, Ensemble scope and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra.

He is a former member of loadbang and TAK ensembles. Carlos works freelance in Germany, both as a soloist, chamber musician and a member of Ensemble Garage and Contemporary Insights.

He is a scholarship holder of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia and holds a master’s degree in contemporary performance from the Manhattan School of Music, a master’s degree from Rice University, and a bachelor’s degree from ESMAE (Portugal). As a PhD student at the Freiburg School of Music in collaboration with the Haute École des Arts du Rhin and the Université de Strasbourg, he explores New Complexity and the practice of performance.

TLDR: Carlos makes noises on clarinets.