Luís Neto da Costa is a composer born in 1993 near Porto, Portugal.
He studied Composition at ESMAE, Porto, but he also has been dedicated to conducting and musical analysis.
Neto da Costa composes with different materials in his pieces, which reflect the individual search that he seeks for each of them. He frequently composes with computer-aided software that help him broad his musical resources. His later interests are curves, microtonal harmonic fields, L-system scales and construction of new rhythmic systems.
In 2017, he was the Young Composer in Residence at Casa da Música. As a commission for the Prémio Jovens Músicos (Antena 2 / RTP), he wrote the compulsory piece for oboe category (mid-level). In September 2015, he won the Honorable Mention of the Prize of Composition SPA / Antena 2 – 4th Edition. In October 2015, he won the Honorable Mention of the Prize of Composition Casa da Música / ESMAE on World Music Day 2015. He also won the 2nd Prize of Composition Competition for Youth Wind Orchestra Município de Lousada – Conservatório Vale do Sousa 2017.