Frederic Cardoso (1988) studied clarinet with José Cardoso, Jaime Dias, Filipe Silva, António Saiote and Nuno Pinto. Frederic Cardoso dedicated a significant part of his work to chamber music and to contemporary music, being one of the founding members of Scherzo Quintet, Argo Navis Wind Quintet, Ar de Rastilho Fanfare Band, Ósculo, Black&White 6tet, 2Low, and Frederic Cardoso Clarinet & Electronics Project. As a clarinettist he has premiered about forty works, being dedicatee of works by André Rodrigues, Antero Ávila, Filipe Lopes, Igor C. Silva, João Ferreira and João Pedro Coimbra. He has collaborated with the Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa, Fundação Orquestra Estúdio, Orquestra Filarmonia das Beiras, Fundação Orquestra Estúdio and Remix Ensemble Casa da Música. He is currently Professor of Clarinet and Wind Orchestra and Pedagogical Director at Conservatório de Música de Paredes.