Camila Pacífico


Camila began her studies at the age of seven, with Abel Moares in Belo Horizonte. She was awarded by the Concurso Nacional de Cordas Pró-Música in Juiz de Fora, editions 1999 and 2001. She was also chosen as Best New Artist in Belo Horizonte in 2001 and won the Young Soloists contest of the Bahia Symphony Orchestra in 2000.


In 2002, she participated in the Orchestra of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Germany, where she held the position of Cellos concertmaster. She was also granted the highest classification in the Künstlerische Instrumentalausbildung of the Detmold School of Music, Professor Marcio Carneiro’s class, where she studied from 2003 to 2007. From 2008 to 2010, she attended a Master’s course in Professor Antonio Meneses’ class at the Music Academy in Bern, Switzerland, the country where she served in the Biel Symphony Orchestra.


In 2006 and 2007, she participated in the Verbier Festival Orchestra, performing tours throughout Asia, the US and several European countries, under the direction of conductors such as Charles Dutoit, James Levine, Zubin Meta, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Herbert Blomstedt. In 2007 and 2008, she toured in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Greece with a chamber ensemble selected by the Verbier Orchestra. As a chamber musician, she performed with the cellist Antonio Meneses in 2005 in the Palace of Versailles in Paris, at the opening of the Year of Brazil in France.

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