Ricardo Pacheco

Born in São Paulo, Ricardo began his musical studies in the Martial Band of the John XXIII College. He began studying trombone at the age of 15 at the Free Music University (ULM), with Marcos Sadao Shirakawa, Gilberto Gianelli and Carlos Freitas as professors. He participated in courses, festivals, masterclasses and contests, being the main ones the International Festival of Campos do Jordão (SP), Festival of Music in the Mountains, in the city of Poços de Caldas (MG), Music Workshop of Curitiba (PR), masterclasses with trombonists Joseph Alessi, Jacques Mauger, Grahan Lee, Wagner Polistchuk, Darrin C. Milling, Ben Haemhouts and Enrique Crespo. He was one of the winners of the young soloist contest of the Young Symphonic Band of the State of São Paulo (2001) and of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of the State of São Paulo (2002 and 2004).

He participated as an extra and substitute musician in the Santos Municipal Orchestra (2004 - 2006), São Paulo State Symphonic Band (2001), São José dos Campos Symphony Orchestra (2005 and 2015), São Bernardo do Campo Philharmonic Orchestra (2006 ), Lapa Philharmonic Orchestra (2006 and 2016), among others.

Soloist in front of the Symphonic Orchestra of Ribeirão Preto in the 2009, 2011, 2014 2018 seasons and Mogi das Cruzes Youth Symphony Orchestra in May, 2018. He joined the Experimental Repertory Orchestra from June 2006 to March 2008. In 2014 he was one of the artists invited to participate in the 48th Festival Música Nova performing the work Longhorn trio of the composer Gilberto Mendes.

Currently holds the position of Trombone of the Symphonic Orchestra of the Claudio Santoro National Theater in Brasília / DF.

Ricardo is Adams Brass Artist. He plays a Adams tenor trombone model TB1.