Born in Braga, Miguel Oliveira attended the Conservatório de Música Calouste Gulbenkian de Braga, in the class of professor Joaquim Matos, where he concluded his studies with awards for artistic, academic and musical merit. As a student at the conservatory he had the opportunity to perform several times as soloist, including a concert with Orquestra do Norte. He holds a Bachelor degree in Music from Universidade do Minho, where he enrolled in the class of professors Ilya Grubert and Eliot Lawson.
During his academic career he was a laureate in several national competitions and entered several masterclasses and orchestra projects, both national and international. Within the scope of these activities, he had the opportunity to work under the guidance of musicians such as Gerardo Ribeiro, Jean Sebastien Bereau, Michael Vaiman, Sebastian Hamann, Toby Hoffman, Daniel Rahn, Ernst Schelle, Martin André, Pio Salotto, Nicholas Kok, Jacomo Bairos, Jean -Marc Burfin, Pedro Neves and Joana Carneiro, among others. He worked as a violin teacher at Academia de Música de Amares and Academia Costa Cabral, in Porto.
Currently, he plays as a violinist at Orquestra de Guimarães and is a member of the Sinfonietta de Braga executive team. He attends a Master in Performance at the Conservatoire Royal de Mons in Belgium, and a Master in Music Teaching at the University of Minho, in Braga, both under the guidance of Eliot Lawson.