Rita Filipe 


Rita Filipe was born in 2000 in the village of Mafra, Lisbon, in a family with rich musical environment. She started her musical studies at the age of 7 when taking singing lessons at Escola Música da Malveira with Raquel Ferreira.

Since 2012 she has been a member of Orquestra Sinfónica de Jovens de Santo Isidoro, playing the violin but also collaborating as a soloist singer. She has already participated in some TV talent shows, such as "Uma canção para ti" (2008) and "The Voice Kids" (2014).

In 2014, she started studying the piano at Conservatório de Música de Mafra with Pedro Damásio and Nuno da Rocha (Musical Theory) - course that she finished in 2018 with the 5th grade.

In 2016, she sang in the Gulbenkian’s Participatory concert “Messiah”, Handel. In the same year, she co-founded a pop/gospel choir in Mafra directed by António Geraldo named SOLinSI - initially with only 8 members, now counting more than 30 young singers. She was part of the cast of several musicals as "A Caminho: Todos temos uma história" (AMDG Produções) and "Footloose" (Primeiro Acto Produções), where she had the opportunity to work with Pedro Ribeiro, António Andrade Santos and André Lourenço.

In 2018, she was accepted to ESTC - Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, where she began her bachelor's degree in Theatre - Branch of Acting. She is a member of the project "Dois dedos de Poesia" a Portuguese poetry show - with Lourenço Henriques and Sofia de Portugal - where she sings and declaims.

Nowadays, as a choral singer, she is a member of SOLinSI (directed by António Geraldo) and Coro de Câmara Outros Cantos (directed by João Barros).