Felipe Sarro manifested musical interest since the age of two. At eight he started studying electronic keyboard, soon migrating to piano. He has studied in institutions like Academia Musical Fátima and Santa Cecília Musical Conservatory, completing his formation with the pianist Amilcar Zani. He writes compositions since the age of twelve, though the opportunity for learning composition and harmony with the Brazilian composer Mauricio De Bonis came only later, when he was twenty.

His repertory includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Franck, Grieg, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Schubert, Schumann and Scriabin. He also likes to play neglected composers like Alkan, Catoire and Stenhammar. Of Brazilian music, he has played Lourdes França, Miguez, Nepomuceno and Villa-Lobos.

In 2006 he was finalist in Projeto Nascente of the University of São Paulo, playing Chopin\\\'s Scherzo no. 3.