Luis Gomes studied at the National Conservatory, and graduated at the Escola Superior Música de Lisboa, at the Conservatory of Rotterdam, and he has also a Master in Psychology and Pedagogy of Music by the FCSH Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Luis Gomes obtained several prizes and has been Jury at several National and International Clarinet and Bass Clarinet Competitions.
He played with the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra, the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra, New Philharmonia Portuguesa, Sinfónica Juvenil and Youth Portuguese Orchestra.
He played as a soloist with: Orchestrutopica, Cascais and Oeiras Orchestra, the Lisbon Contemporary Music Group, Moterrey Clarinet Festival Orchestra and Symphonic Band PSP. He collaborates with: Calouste Gulbenkian Orchestra, the Portuguese Symphonic Orchestra, Orchestrutopica, Sinfonietta de Lisboa and Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra.
He is Member of Lisbon Clarinet Quartet, the Lisbon Contemporary Music Group, Rumos Ensemble and director of CULTIVARTE Cultural Association.
He is clarinet teacher at the National Conservatory and Évora University.
Photo credit : Joao Vasco
Boehm system, B-flat Privilege Bass Clarinet to low C. The exceptional acoustics are in keeping with the Henri SELMER Paris tradition. The ergonomics and an amazing ease of blowing give a real playing comfort.