For his achievements in arts, science and teaching, he was awarded a series of prizes and distinctions.
He is the laureate of international trumpet competitions in Passau (Germany), Imperia and Aqui (Italy).
He completed his academic training in the Paris Conservatory, in class of the master Touvron .
Played a solo recital in the Salón Dorado del Teatro Colón as part of the prize for winning the Mozarteum Santa Fe competition. Since then she started to be very active in solo and chamber music performances.
Since the summer of 2015, he is the Director of the Numskull Brass Festival Caudete. Ricardo currently splits his time between working as a trombone soloist, composing and giving talks about stage fear. He is a founding member of the group Numskull Duo and since 2015, artist of the brand Antoine Courtois.
As well as playing with the Cory band, he is a Professor of Cornet at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Brass specialist with Eventz Music, Cornet tutor for the National Youth Brass Band
Doctoral studies in Musicology at Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts, Chisinau, Moldova.
Fábio Brum graduated with the Diplom-Musiker im Künstlerischen Hauptfach Trompete in 2005 from Prof. Reinhold Friedrich´s class at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Germany) where he also took classes from Dr. Prof. Edward H. Tarr, Laura Vokobratovic and Klaus Bräcker for a period of two years
In 1982, he has run the trumpet class at the National Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis School of Arts, in 2014 he started being a professor of the trumpet class at the Lithuanian Academy of Music