Nuno Guedes de Campos was born in Lisbon (Portugal) in 1971, and moved with his family to Brazil in 1975, where he returned in 1991.
In 1985, in Rio de Janeiro, he began studying music at the Brazilian Music School, continued in Brasilia in 1987, at the Academy Franz Schubert and at Brasilia Music School. During his stay in Brazil he studied classical guitar and Brazilian Popular Music (MPB) with professors Cézar Villarinho, Paulo André Tavares and Eustaquio Grilo, besides the renowned guitarist Lula Galvão. In Brasilia, he formed a guitar duo with Marcel Carvalho, who has performed in many room concerts, particularly at the Brasilia Masonic Grand Lodge, at the Brasilia Music School and at the UnB (University of Brasilia). In addition, he participated in several music grups during his musical career in Brazil through various styles such as rock, funk, Brazilian Music and fla-menco.
He graduated in Composition at the Lisbon High School of Music (ESML) since 1996 and, in the years 1999 to 2002, he integrated course of training in composition, arrangement and orchestration at the Institut de Formation Internationale Musique et Multimedia - Center d'Informations Musicales (INFIM-CIM), in Paris, having obtained the diploma of Arrangement et Orchestration and having had Denis Bioteau and Frédéric Favarel as head teachers. In 2008, completes the degree having Luis Tinoco as teacher.
He has attended several seminars and courses in composition held by composers like Emanuel Nunes, Gilbert Amy, Robert Sharlaw Johnson, Henry Martin and others.
As a guitarist he joined the musical band "Soul Music", making multiple presentations in Lisbon and across the country. In 1998, he accompanied the pianist Bernardo Sassetti at Rivoli Theater in Porto and in Lisbon at Culturgest. In 2001, already in Paris, formed a guitar duo with Pierre Perchaud.
In 2004, he was invited by the composer and conductor Fabrizio Festa to sit as a jury of the 10th edition of the "Concorso Internazionale di Composizione 2 Agosto" in Bologna (Italy)
His compositions have been presented in several countries (Portugal, France, England, Croatia, Italy, Lebanon and South Africa), held at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (CNSM) Paris, Endler Room in Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa South), Teatro Communale di Campobasso (Italy), Culturgest (Portugal), Sao Luiz Theatre (Portugal), among others, have been interpreted by musiacal groups and musicians as, Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino, OrchestrUtopica, Algarve Orchestra, LONGVIC Jazz Big Band, Elizabeth Davis, Pedro Rodrigues, Duo Fruscella/Debs, Darko Petrinjak, Régine Campagnac, among others.
He taught at the Luís Villas-Boas Jazz School, where he taught Music Theory, Har-mony and IV Introduction to Arranged for Combo and Big Band (Optional).
He taught at ETIC (Technical School of Image and Communication), where he taught Analysis and Composition Techniques, Electric Guitar, Chambre Music in the department of MNT (Music and New Technologies) and PTM (Production and Music Technology).
He has oriented several workshops related to the composition and guitar, on topics such as harmony and jazz improvisation.
He is currently professor of Electric Guitar at the Don Bosco Musical Center, Crescendo Music School and Nossa Senhora do Cabo Music School.