Nelson Hebo

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information
Born in Luanda, Angola in 1984, he currently works and studies in Berlin, Germany. Nelson is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, conversant in French, and beginner in German.



Education & Vocal Training
Description Voice Teacher Date
Private Coaching, Venice, Italy Mabiglia Ezio August 2014 – December 2014
Private Voice Lessons, Venice, Italy Daniele Gaspari September 2013 – December 2014
Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA Bill Schuman September 2011 – June 2013
Private Voice Lessons, Philadelphia, PA, USA Bill Schuman January 2011 – June 2011
Hartt School of Music Hartford, CT, USA Wayne Rivera September 2008 – May 2011
Westminster Choir College Princeton, NJ, USA Julian Rodescu September 2005 – June 2006
University of Carlos III Madrid, Spain Manuel Cid September 2001 – June 2005


Master Classes, Internships & Summer Programs
Master Class with Mariella Devia Briosco, MI, Italy July 2013
Master Class with Marcello Giordani New York, NY January 2011
Master Class with Marilyn Horne Hartford, CT March 2010
Opera North Concord, NH July – August 2010
Master Class with Enza Ferrari Madrid, Spain 2007
Florence Voice Seminar – Julian Rodescu Florence, Italy 2004, 2005 & 2006
Master Class with Raina Kabaivanska Madrid, Spain 2006
Private Coaching Session with Placido Domingo Madrid, Spain 2003


Awards & Competitions
Gut-Immling Festival International Competition, Germany Semi-finalist February 2015
Eva Frankie Concert Award Recipient March 2013
Alfonso Cavaliere Memorial Fund Award 19th recipient October 2012
Giargiari Bel Canto Competition, Philadelphia Winner, 1st Place October 2012
Singers Development Foundation Study Grant August 2011
Giulio Gari Foundation Winner, Encouragement May 2011
Gerda Lissner Foundation Winner, 2nd Place March 2011
Connecticut Concert Opera Winner, 1st Place July 2010
Giulio Gari Foundation Winner, Encouragement June 2010
Lakes Region Opera & Opera New Hampshire Winner, 1st Place 2008



Private Concert Luanda, Angola January 2015
Concert for Arts for Amnesty Venice, Italy September 2014
Concert for ‘A Regola D’Arte’ by Phillipe Daverio Venice, Italy August 2014
Private Concert Algarve, Portugal August 2014
Canto alla Luna, Recital Venice, Italy August 2014
Traviata, Musica a Palazzo Venice, Italy April 2014
Concert for the 14th Anniversary of the Catholic University of Angola Luanda, Angola June 2014
Private Concert Lisbon, Portugal July 2014
Miss Angola Pageant Luanda, Angola December 2013
‘Jubilate’ AVA Philadelphia, PA, USA March 2013
Concert for the 14th Anniversary of Casa70 Luanda, Angola June 2012
‘Viva la Voce’ Philadelphia, PA, USA March 2012
‘Jubilate’ AVA Philadelphia, PA, USA March 2012
AVA opening season concert Philadelphia, PA, USA September 2011
Concert with Marcello Giordani Augusta, Sicily, Italy July 2011
“Marie Magdeleine” By Massenet Concord, NH, USA July 2011
Concert – Gerda Lissner Foundation Carnegie/Zankel Hall, NY, USA May 2011
Solo Recital South Windsor, CT, USA March 2011
Concert – Richard Tucker Foundation New York, NY, USA March 2011
Concert – “Marcello Giordani & Friends” Lambertville, NJ, USA January 2011
Concert – UN Human Rights Day Geneva, Switzerland December 2010
Concert – Scenes from Carmen Hartford, CT, USA December 2010
Recital Concord, NH, USA July 2010
Concert – West Hartford Symphony Orchestra Hartford, CT, USA May 2010
Aaron Copland’s “The Tender Land” Hartford, CT, USA February 2010
Recital Concord, NH, USA November 2009
Recital UIMP, Santander, Spain August 2006
Recital Palma, Majorca, Spain April 2005
Recital Majorca, Spain July 2004
Concerts University Carlos III, Madrid, Spain 2002 – 2007



Other Media
Interview with Radio LAC Luanda, Angola January 2015
Interview with Novo Journal Luanda, Angola January 2015
Interview with TVI Lisbon, Portugal April 2014
Interview with Vida Magazine Luanda, Angola June 2012