Thierry de Lucas


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2023 Festival Fellows

Manhattan School of Music
Home town: Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil

Born in Goiânia, Brazil, Thierry de Lucas Neves began his musical studies at the age of 9, receiving violin lessons from Professor Dãrio Josã and later Luciano Pontes. In 2011, he moved to Rio de Janeiro and took lessons with violinist, Daniel Guedes. He has participated in festivals including Santa Catarina Music Festival, Campos do Jordão Festival, Ilumina Festival and Young artists program in Canada. Thierry won several competitions including Paulo Bosã­sio in 2009, Young Soloist of Goias philharmonic in 2014, Young Soloists of UFRJ0. He recently received the Achievement Award at the 25th annual Sphinx Competition and was a semifinalist in 2023.

As soloist performed with: Goiás Youth Symphony, Goiânia Symphony Orchestra, Goiás Philharmonic and UFRJ Symphony Orchestra. Worked as concertmaster of the Young Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Academia Jovem concertante, Cesgranrio Symphony Orchestra and Goiânia Symphony Orchestra. Currently Thierry studies at the Manhattan School of Music with Pinchas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec.