About André Madeira began his musical studies with Américo Fernandes and the study of classical guitar with Ragner Tovar.
He attended the Conservatory Calouste Gulbenkian of Aveiro with the teacher Miguel Lelis. After that, he joined to the Department of Communication and Art of the University of Aveiro getting the Graduation with Professor Paulo Vaz de Carvalho.
In 2000, André Madeira was accepted at the Hochschule für Musik Köln in Germany pursuing his studies in guitar and chamber music under the supervision of Roberto Aussel, getting the "Diplom Instrument Ausbildung" in 2005. He also studied for five years at the same school with "Contemporary Music" under the supervison of the pianist P