Pacheco is an experienced guitarist who excelled in his musical education. He studied at the Academia de Música de Vilar do Paraíso and later at ESMAE, where he completed his degree under the guidance of Professor José Pina. In addition, he honed his skills in Paris, at the Conservatoire National du County d'Aubervilliers, and at the École Normale de Musique de Paris.
Pacheco also earned his Master's degree in Performance from the University of Aveiro, with a dissertation focusing on the guitar works of Fernando Lopes-Graça. He continues his academic journey and completed a PhD in Performance from the same university.
Besides his accomplishments as a soloist, Pacheco is a founding member of the Parnaso Guitar Quartet and is part of the Duo Soledade with violinist Gaspar Santos. He is also a guest conductor of the Portuguese Guitar and Mandolin Orchestra.
Pacheco is active in music teaching and teaches at the Music Academy of Vilar do Paraíso, Gulpilhares Cultural Forum, and Jean-Piajet Institute in Viseu.