Miguel is an active composer, orchestrator and arranger graduated from Royal College of Music in London with a Master degree in Composition for Screen. He has collaborated extensively with InvisibleArts Productions Ltd and worked independently as an orchestrator. He organises the University of Westminster Students Film Orchestra and has had experience in festival, event and concert organising and team building.
Edmon has conducted orchestras such as the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Argovia Philharmonic (Switzerland), Baden Sinfonietta (Austria), Rousse Philharmonic and the Granada City Orchestra. He is undertaking the Master in Orchestral Conducting degree at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester (supported by the Pidem Award) and is involved in several projects as conductor during the ongoing season, including concerts with the AEOrchestra, the MUSS Orchestra, the Manchester Camerata and various RNCM orchestras, and assistantships with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the BBC Philharmonic.
Joao performed regularly in the UK and Portugal, and worked at the Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester) in the Performance & Programming and Front of House departments, being responsible for the management and administration of hundreds of RNCM music events, including Classical, Folk, World, Jazz, Contemporary and other genres. He has been an eager independent project leader and collaborator.
André's professional career includes working in the areas of strategy and business development in the banking industry. He holds a Masters in Finance from University of Porto and is currently an MBA candidate at INSEAD.
In 2012, André was awarded the 9th edition of Inter Pares Prize by Santander Totta, McKinsey & Company and Portuguese newspaper Expresso.
An avid minigolf player, André represented the Portuguese mini golf national team in 11 international championships and won two individual national championships.
Cristina Sousa is a linguistic and holds a PhD in a translation studies. She's had a varied career in academia, industry and the public sector.