Jose Sousa was born in Lisbon, and started is piano studies in Instituto Gregoriano School in Lisbon when he was 7 years old. After complete his studies in Piano and Choral Conducting, he studies Music Education and Piano Pedagogy, and he is graduated from Superior School of Music de Lisboa, School of Education Coimbra and have taken part in a number of music courses.
He dedicates most of his life to pedagogical study, Piano Pedagogy, Music Education, and teaching children from an early age, he is an associate teacher of exam programs, being recognized as a reference teacher in piano teaching.
As a teacher, he achieves very significant results. Her students from a young age, have achieved high marks and win a large number of awards at the national and international competitions.
Currently he works in Escola de Musica da Malveira, where he is Pedagogical Director, and is Director of the Piano Department.
As director, he opened new departments, that had not existed in the school until then, and increase new areas like Early Music, Modern Music, Jazz.