Pedro Macedo Camacho
, born September 4, 1979 in the city of Funchal
, is an award-winning film
and video game composer
Pedro Macedo Camacho started learning composition with Argentinean composer Roberto Pérez
in his home city's Conservatoire and Arts School.
After three years, Camacho moved to Lisbon
, where he continued his studies in the National Conservatoire for another four years with composer and teacher Eurico Carrapatoso
. Under his guidance, Camacho received an A+ classification every year, becoming the only student ever to achieve this score.
As a pianist, Camacho started with teacher and musicologist, Robert Andres
, and then with the Portuguese teacher, Melina Rebelo
. He got an A in the final exam in Lisbon. Camacho was one of the very few students to finish the eight years' learning program in four years' time.
Camacho claims that composing has been an important part of his life since he was ten years old, when he started composing short musical pieces on the vintage OctaMED program, a tracker for Amigas 500.
Side by side with this classical learning process, Camacho started learning Jazz Theory, Composition and Piano with the pianist Jorge Borges
and, more recently, in the Portuguese Jazz School, "Hot Clube Portugal