Eurico Ferreira Mathias started playing cello at the age of 18 years old in, his hometown called, Porto Alegre, at the school of music of the main orchestra in his region in Brazil, called OSPA.


He did start to work as a professional musician very soon after his cello studies began. Already living and working and  São Paulo had a chance to work and be a friend of many musicians and artists and played with many orchestras such as OCAM, Experitamental de SP, OSUSP, and many others.

In 2009 moved to Portugal to study cello at Aveiro´s University, studying with Alexander Znachonak. After that in 2012 moving to the city of Porto, to study with Jed Barahal. During that time had a chance to live in between three countries for 2 years, working as a teacher, studying and playing in Portugal, Spain and Mozambique, and had the opportunity to play with a musician from different countries and backgrounds at the international chamber music festival and the jazz music festival (Maputo), the Xiquitisi social project in Maputo and the Internacional music festival by the great Remix Ensemble in Porto - Portugal.

 

Since 2016 works in Berlin, with different groups, artists, and Theaters such as Ballhaus Naunynstraße and Hau. Creating and collaborating in performances such as STAUB (Poeira Surda) by Lina Gomez, Ubuntu - Permanent Beunruhigung Vol. I at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Auf Meinen Schultern with Raphael Hillebrand, The Salt Welcome band and Cellogy. Also, collaborates with other musicians and bands on recording sessions and concerts such as The string Archestra, and others.

 

Nowadays, as teacher, works as a private cello teacher. And on his new Trio Zwa!