Victor DA COSTA started to learn the guitar at the age of 11.
After studying at the 'Musiarte' Scholl in Rio de Janeiro, he decided to continu his studies in Europe. In 1993, he joins the jazz department of the Brussels Conservatory, and obtains a First Prize for guitar (1995) and harmony (1999).
In the same period, he already plays with some of the best musicians of the Belgian jazz scene.
In 2000, he goes back to Brazil for 2 years, where he plays a.o. with : Idriss Boudrioua, Dario Galante, Osmar Milito, Adriano Giffoni, LuizaoÉ
Back in Belgim since January 2002, Victor appears with his own trio and with numerous ensembles.
Among the bands and musicians he played with : DGIL, CACAU E GRUPO, Marito CORREA, Steve HOUBEN, Erik VERMEULEN, Michel HERR, Gino LATTUCA, Jan DE HAAS, Denise BLUE, Paolo LOVERI, Bruno CASTELLUCCI etc...
He now presents his own trio, with Bart DE NOLF (b) and Jan DE HAAS (drs), which released the CD "Cores de là" (Mogno Music) (May 2004).
Victor DA COSTA teaches guitar and ensemble at the Jazz Studio in Antwerp.