With a background in Philosophy and Music, Jorge has studied in Portugal, Holland and England. His specialist performance area is contemporary music, and he has given many world premieres and has had works specially commissioned for him. He has performed throughout Europe, USA and South America, has made broadcasts for TV and radio and recorded several CDs. In addition to a busy performing career as a soloist and chamber player, namely with Khora Ensemble (1995-2004), Performa Ensemble (2007-) and different duets with harp, guitar, marimba or piano, Jorge is an Associate Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal.
Jorge completed his Ph.D. studies at the University of Sheffield in 2003 and his publications include articles in Psychology of Music, ‘Estudios de Psicologia’, ‘El Oído Pensante’ and others. He has written and co-written a number of book chapters, which were published by Oxford University Press. Jorge is Director of the Music Doctoral Program of the University of Aveiro, Coordinator of the research group ‘Creation, Performance and Artistic Research’ from INET-md, having conceived and developed the series of academic meetings Hands on Research. Jorge is President of the Portuguese Flute Association and he is also founder and editor of ÍMPAR-Online Journal for Artistic Research.