Sara Claro

Was born in 1986, in Porto. She started studying Piano at the age of eight at the Conservatório de Música Calouste Gulbenkian de Braga. In 2000 she started her Composition studies with Paulo Bastos at the Conservatory, where she also studied Electroacoustic music. In the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (ESML) she completed a First Degree in Composition. In 2007 she received a commission from the Young Musicians Prize, promoted by the Antena 2 - Portuguese Radio Broadcast; and was selected by the Reading Panel for Young Composers promoted by the Orquestra do Algarve.