Portuguese tuba player and Yamaha Artist, Sérgio Carolino is one of the most acclaimed tuba players in the international scene, being busy both as a soloist and teacher in a variety of music festivals, conservatories and universities around the World - (Spain, France, Switzerland , Finland, Belgium, Holland, Slovakia, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, England, Austria, Australia, USA, Norway) and briefly Thailand, Brazil, Japan and Peru.
His first solo album "Steel Live!" received the Roger Bobo Award for Excellence in Recording in 2008, organized by the International Tuba-Euphonium Association (ITEA) and delivered at the University of Cincinnati. USA. He was also awarded the Jazz Revelation Music Prize 2004 in Portugal by jazz critic José Duarte, in addition to having won the Carlos Paredes Prize for the first CD of the trio TGB "TubaGuitarra & Bateria", edited by the Portuguese publisher, Clean Feed.
His wide range of interests and his musical curiosity leads him through different paths of musical expression, from the typical classical repertoire to the purest jazz and improvised music. He established himself as a virtuoso in both the standard and contemporary repertoire for tuba.
Since 2002, he has been involved in new and innovative musical projects: TGB with Mario Delgado and Alex Frazão, 2tUBAS & friends with Anne Jelle Visser (tuba), Trio XL with Telmo Marques (piano) and Jeffery Davis (vibraphone / Marimba), the Portuguese tuba ensemble 'How Low Can You Go', 'European Tuba Trio' with François Thuillier (tuba) and Anthony Caillet (euphonium), 'The Postcard Brass Band', 'TUBIC' with SA Marionetas , 'The Low Frequency Tuba Band' with Marcus Rojas, Jay Rozen and Oren Marshall (tubas), 'TUBAX' with Mario Marques (saxophone), 'Tu B'Horn' with José Bernardo Silva (horn), 'Tuba' Saxe's Company! ',' Mr SC & The Wild Bones Gang 'and most recently the Hip-Hop, Funky and Drum & Bass -' Funky Bones Factory 'group.
Currently, Carolino is a professor of tuba and chamber music at the Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espectáculo (ESMAE) at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (IPP) and, since 2002, solo tuba at the Orquestra Nacional do Porto.