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Name: Carlos Vicente
Skills: Singer (Tenor)
Address: Fort Worth, TX, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Mr. Vicente was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At the age of five he started his piano and music theory studies. At the age of eight, he entered the Brazilian Conservatory of Music (BCM) having the highest score in the access examinations.

In 1987 he graduated from the BCM and became a pupil of Linda Bustani, celebrated Brazilian pianist and graduate of the Moscow Conservatory. During this time he was also a major prizewinner in the "Jose Mandelli National Piano Competition" in São Paulo.

After five years of a successful career as a private piano teacher in Rio de Janeiro, he realized that his true calling was opera, and started taking lessons with the renowned Brazilian soprano and vocal pedagogue Eliane Sampaio.

In 1998 Mr. Vicente moved to Fort Worth, TX to further pursue his vocal studies under the guidance of Richard Estes, Raymond Bazemore and most recently Dr. Sheila Allen. During his studies at Texas Christian University he was the recipient of many prestigious prizes and scholarships and sang several leading roles with the TCU Opera Theater, including Rafael in the Zarzuella La Dolorosa by José Serrano, and The Witch in Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel,



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