Sérgio Coelho was born in Portugal where he started learning clarinet and piano at the age of 9. Later he became a freelance musician and instructor in his native country where he performed regularly with many national orchestras and maintained his clarinet studio in several schools. Presently Sérgio is a freelance musician in the Los Angeles area. He is currently a member of orchestras such as Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and American Youth Symphony. He also performs regularly with Debut Orchestra, USC Symphony Orchestra and USC Wind-Ensemble. As a soloist he had the opportunity to perform a solo with the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra and the USC Symphony Orchestra. Recently Sérgio become a fellow of the “Latin Grammy Awards Foundation” after being selected for a scholarship from this institution. Sérgio is currently pursuing his Master of music degree in Clarinet Performance at the USC in Los Angeles, CA, studying with Mr. Yehuda Gilad. Sérgio received his Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet and Orchestra Performance in the Metropolitan National Academy of Orchestra, Portugal, where he studied with Mr. Nuno Silva.