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Jorge F. P. Ramos was born in 1995, in Braga, Portugal. At the age of six, he was accepted at the Conservatório de Música Calouste Gulbenkian where he studied until 2013. In 2013, he entered the Escola Superior de Música in Lisbon, where he finished the undergratuate degree with 19/20 as Composition mark and where he is currently enrolled in Master in Music – Composition. 

Between 2014 and 2016 he worked multiple times as guest choralist with Gulbenkian Choir at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian and in April, 2015 did his first opera – Eugene Oneguin by Tchaikovsky - at Coliseu do Porto, Portugal. 

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.
During his Composition studies, he had the opportunity to work with composers such as André Ruíz, Paulo Bastos, João Madureira, Sérgio Azevedo, Carlos Fernandes, Carlos Marecos, Roberto Pérez, António Pinho Vargas, António de Sousa Dias, Miguel Azguime, Simon Emmerson, Carlos Caires, José Luís Ferreira, Luigi Abbate and Luís Tinoco.
In June 2015 made his first soundtrack for a short film called Eterna Incógnita directed by Pedro Pereira. In December 2015 made his first collaboration as a composer in a dance/musical theater performance entitled Em construção…. 
In December 2016 had his first work (Prometheus) played abroad in Brooklyn, New York, USA by SoundMind Ensemble. In 2017, he won the 10th Prize at the 2017 iMelody International Composition Contest by iMelody Music Club (Dallas, USA) with the work Merge and an Honorable Mention at the 2017 Composition Competition (Category: Flute and other instruments) by The National Flute Association (USA) with the work SemiQuaver.
Recently he was awarded with a research grant by FCT – Fundação para as Ciências e Tecnologias and Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa.