Artist Bio

Hugo Souza, oboe

Brazilian oboist Hugo Souza is the Acting Oboe Professor at Escola de Música da UFRN in Natal, Brazil. As an avid double-reed educator and performer, he cofounded the Brazilian Double Reed Society in 2016, which strives to further the professional and artistic careers of its associates by promoting activities such as competitions, conferences, and research. As a performer, he has participated in the Orfeu faculty chamber music series at UFRN, which offered free chamber music concerts to the public. He is also a founding member of Trio InVentus and a D.M.A. candidate at the Eastman School of Music in the studio of Dr. Richard Killmer.

Music@Menlo Debut

2019–2020 Music@Menlo Appearances