Ana Luísa Veloso was born in 1979. She is a postdoctoral fellow at CIPEM / INET-md - Center for Research in Music Psychology and Music Education, Politécnico do Porto a pole of the Institute of Ethnomusicology - Center for Studies in Music and Dance. She holds a PhD in Music in the field of Education from the University of Aveiro, that she concluded with a scholarship from FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology), under the guidance of Dr. Sara Carvalho and Dr. Graça Mota.
She has been developing several projects in the fields of music and education, specifically in the areas of creativity, music composition, improvisation, music in non-formal contexts, music and personal and social transformation. She has also participated in several national and international conferences through paper presentations or participation in panels; she has also published several research articles and chapters in national and international books on the topics mentioned before.
She is member of the board of directors of the Portuguese Association of Music Education and director of the Portuguese Journal of Music Education. She actively pursues her activity as a musician and guitar player, collaborating in several groups related to improvisation, contemporary and experimental and sound art.
Post-doctoral Fellowship included in the group “music, Education and Community” that is situated at the Porto polythecnic pole of INET-md.
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This Post-doctoral fellowship is understood as a broad space to develop several aspects related to music education and specific research field that might address the place of music as a social and cultural practice, in schools and beyond them. The fellowship promotes an effective integration in seceral research projects related to Education and Community Music through the conception and participation in original research projects and innovative programs in music education, including the construction of guidelines for the national implementation of music in schools and the promotion of music in the community as a performative art.