Jorge F. P. Ramos was born in 1995, in Braga, Portugal. At the age of six, was accepted at the Conservatório de Música Calouste Gulbenkian where he studied until 2013. In 2013 he was accepted at ESML – Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa where he finished his undergraduate degree in Music – Composition and his Master’s in Music – Composition. Recentely he was offered a place at the Royal College of Music in London to proceed his studies at a doctoral level.
In July 2014 he won the 1st Prize – Composition Competition for Flutes of the 2ª Academia de Flauta de Verão. In July 2016 he won the 2nd Prize – Composition Competition for Flutes of the 4ª Academia de Flauta de Verão. In 2017, he won an Honorable Mention at the 2017 Composition Competition (Category: Flute and other instruments) by The National Flute Association (USA) with the work SemiQuaver and the 10th Prize at the 2017 iMelody International Composition Contest by iMelody Music Club (Dallas, USA) with the work Merge. During the school year of 2017/2018 was awarded Best Student at Master’s Degree Level by ESML – Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa & CGD – Caixa Geral de Depósitos. In 2019 he won an Honorable Mention with the work s. e. m. for snare drum solo at Composition Competition Tomar Tomaribando 2019 and won the Music Award at Mostra Nacional de Jovens Criadores 2018 promoted by Fundação da Juventude.
Has worked various music genres with several groups and orchestras and his music is regularly played in Portugal and abroad. His music is published by Scherzo Editions and MPMP – movimento patrimonial pela música portuguesa. Often invited to collaborate with the Gulbenkian Choir at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian since 2014 and has also collaborated in two opera productions as a singer (bass).
During his Composition studies, he had the opportunity to work with composers such as André Ruíz, Paulo Bastos, João Madureira, Luís Tinoco, António Pinho Vargas, José Luís Ferreira, Luigi Abbate, Carlos Caires, Jaime Reis, Hans Tuschku and Åke Parmerud.
Recently he was awarded with a second research grant by FCT – Fundação para as Ciências e Tecnologias and Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa.