Monika Streitová, The flutist, researcher of INET- MD and Assistant Professor of the University of Évora. She graduated from the Music and Performing Arts Academy of the Bratislava University, Slovakia, where she also completed her PhD at Contemporary Music Performance in 2005. (Thesis about the Sublimation in Music "Ad Libidum".) Her current research interests are concentrated in search and application of contemporary flute techniques that may contribute to the creative development of sonority. In 2006 her CD "Luminiscence" obtained the highest award from musical critic from Czech Radio. In 2007 she received a scholarship from FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology Lisbon) to realize her postdoctoral project at the Aveiro University, Portugal. During her research she has been cooperating with contemporary composers, namely R. Berger, J. Y. Bosseur, D. MacMouline, B. Schaffer, J. Guillou e J. P. Oliveira, and has premiered several of their works in most prestigious international contemporary music festivals. Beyond that she has given lectures in Universities UNRIO (Rio de Janeiro), UNESP (São Paulo), New York University (Abu Dhabi), Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, University of Prag, University of Ostrava and University of Bratislava. In 2009 she was a founding member of "Post-ip", International Forum for Postgraduate Studies in Music and Dance at the University of Aveiro. Her flute repertoire includes about one hundred forty world premieres. She has worked with BBC, ORF2 Wien, RTP Portugal and BRB Berlin. Monika Streitová has recorded 6 solo CD and 12 CD recorded with several ensembles. She has given concerts in Germany, Austria, Arab Emirates, France, Hungary, Japan, The Netherlands, England, Poland, Portugal, Czech republic, Slovak Republic, Switzerland, Spain, and Brazil among other countries.