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Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas | Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Av. de Berna, n.º 26 C
1069-061 Lisboa
Portugal
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Tel: (+351) 21 790 83 00 (ext. 1583)

Biography

Currently post doctoral research fellow and FCT scholarship holder, her research interests lie in the historical musicology, performance studies (piano schools), and systematic musicology, which focuses its multidisciplinary project MAPP- Multimodal Analysis of Piano Performance - http://vimeo.com/97307427. Pianist, born in Porto, where she completed higher education (Porto Conservatory of Music, Faculty of Humanities, University of Porto). Student of Helena Sá e Costa since 10 years old, began her piano study in the Jeunesses Musicales Porto with Maria da Glória Moreira and Fausto Neves, at Porto Conservatory of Music. She was also guided by many reference pianists (Sequeira Costa, V. Margulis, A. Larrocha, G. Sebok, C. Cebro, G. Sava, L. Simon), was awarded with the Soloist Diploma of Piano (Abschlussprüfung Klavier) at the Universität der Künste Berlin, a grant by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon).  Associate piano professor at Superior School of Music and Performing Art, at Porto Polytechnic since 1991, she completed her PhD in Music and Musicology at the University of Évora in 2005. Since 2007 she is a full time member (coordinated a research group of Musical Studies from 2009 to 2013), at Research Center of Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR) of Catholic University of Portugal. Dedicated to the dissemination of Portuguese music, having recorded four CDs solo for Numerica Label in 2008 "Romantic Porto: Mazurkas and Romanzas" the CD "DUAL" (dedicated to the composer Alvaro Salazar) and in 2012 for the Festival Black & White Duo pour une Pianiste (9 Sketches for One Pianist) for Disklavier Jean-Claude Risset (a world premiere dedicated to her). 2016 will bring at Naxos, the world’s leading classical music label, a recording of Portuguese Piano Music with solo works by Vianna da Motta e João Guilherme Daddi.