About

Nuno Torres MarquesBased in The Hague, Nuno (Lisbon ’71) graduated MA at The Royal Conservatory NL. He’s been working as a composer assistant of master’s teacher Marco C. de Bruin and has projects such as INEDITS|The Scroll Ensemble. Besides an active musician and playing in venues/festivals, Nuno is adviser for the Performing Arts Fund NL, and a festival programmer. He also teaches music theory/piano, contrabass/bass guitar and arrangements/composition to all ages/levels.

Experience

Teacher
:  Koorenhuis | Vivaldi Music Lessons | MuziekonderwijsTeaching
Composer/Bassist:  INEDITS | The Scroll Ensemble | Jazz Infusions | KMK | Zenith Quartet
Composer/Soundtracks:  Valle del Silencio (Sergio Royo) ES | Ojos de Perro Azul (Irene Ruata) ES
Composer/Arranger:  Fuse | Baroque Ensembles | Sax Quintet | String Quartet | Percussion Fugue | Woodwind Quintet | Harp&Clarinets | Assistant of Master’s teacher Marco C. de Bruin

CD’s:  Vortex – Nuno Torres Marques’ INEDITS NL | Speak Low – Joana Rodriguez ES
Bassist/Musicals:  Cabaret (J. Kander) ES | Paradis (A. Guinovart) ES | Kiss Me Kate (C. Porter) ES
Bassist/Orchestra:  Oliver James’ Big Band PT | Orquestra Sinfónica Juvenil PT | Academia de Amadores de Música PT
Festival Programmer:  Summertime Festival NL
Adviser:  Fonds Podiumkunsten NL

Education

Master of Music:  Jazz Composition – Het Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag ’09
Postgraduate:  Orchestration/Film Scoring – Taller de Músics/UPC Barcelona ’07
Bachelor of Music:  Composing/Arranging – Taller de Músics/UPC BCN ’03
Classical Contrabass:  Academia de Amadores de Música Lisboa ’99
Jazz Bass:  Hot Clube de Portugal Lisboa ’98

“Given his experience/training, Nuno is perfectly capable of his own curriculum and set goals that make him grow. Ready for new input and broaden his knowledge, contributing to further artistic development.” – Marco C. de Bruin (Composer/Master’s teacher)


Photo by: Elisabeth de Leeuw