Inês Costa


Inês Costa is a concert pianist and teacher, who enjoys bringing her performing experience to inspire her students. Teaching has always been a part of her life, as she strives to share her love for music and encourage her students’ musical instincts and creative skills. She incorporates music theory in the lessons, providing a strong musical foundation and preparing them for exams, keeping lessons dynamic and enjoyable.

Following her graduation at the Royal College of Music, she has concluded her Master's studies in Piano Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she is now finishing her Artist Diploma studies with Charles Owen, Martin Roscoe and Ronan O’Hora as a scholar. She is also generously supported by Talent Unlimited, by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and by Help Musicians UK.

Inês has performed in many venues including London’s Steinway Hall, Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room, St James’s Church Piccadilly, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, St. George’s Hanover Square, Cambridge University (Robinson College), Oporto's Coliseu and Ateneu Comercial, Lisbon’s Centro Cultural de Belém and Terreiro do Paço and Nafplio’s Vouleftikon, Saint Spyridon’s Square and Thessaloniki’s Concert Hall in Greece.

Recent concerto performances included a tour in Portugal with Lisbon’s Metropolitana Orchestra playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, which culminated in a live broadcasted open-air performance in Lisbon’s Terreiro do Paço as part of the Eurovision Festival. She was a finalist at the Yamaha Scholarship Competition and prize winner at the 2017 Verão Clássico Masterclasses in Lisbon (3rd Prize) and at the 2017 Musical Odyssey Summer Masterclasses.

Inês is also interested in conducting and received an invitation for two EUYO's Summer Tours (European Union Youth Orchestra), playing both Piano and Celesta in Shostakovich's Symphony no. 5 with Xian Zhang as a conductor at the Berlin Konzerthaus and in Wiesbaden and Philip Glass's Double Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra with Vasily Petrenko in Grafenegg.