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Hello, I'm Joana Moreira

Portuguese Pianist And Piano Teacher

About

Hello! I’m Joana Moreira, a pianist and piano teacher.
I am really passionate for my work, and I truly believe that only through Art, we can fully express ourselves.

  • Joana Moreira
  • Portuguese
  • 1987

  • Master in Musical Performance
    Master in Music Education
    Postgraduate in Chamber Music
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Experience

My Professional Experience is constantly being improved and enriched by my performers colleagues, the audience, and, of course, by my students. Citing Heinrich Neuhaus, “If i give something to my students, they did not give me less”.

  • 2013 - Present Piano Teacher Private Lessons

    Working in person or online, through Lessonface, with a amount of students around the world, helping them to achieve their goals.

  • 2017-Present Piano Teacher Fundação Conservatório Regional de Gaia

    Teaching Piano and Keyboard Practices to students of the initiation, basic and secondary artistic studies.

  • 2017-Present Accompanist Pianist Fundação Conservatório Regional de Gaia

    Lessons, auditions, exams and recitals with singing students of the superior school.

  • 2017-Present Chamber Music Performance Trio Ástrio

    Concerts in collaboration with the violinists Ana Catarina Lopes Pinto and Alexandre Ferreira.

  • 2017-Present Chamber Music Performance Duo Soprano and Piano

    Concerts in collaboration with the soprano Ana Maria Pinto.

  • 2017-2018 Piano Teacher Artâmega

    Teaching Piano to students of the initiation, basic and secondary artistic studies.

  • 2014-Present Pedagogic Director Escola Paroquial de Música Gondomar

    Coordinating and orienting the education action, the teachers, the lective programs, the education planning and the events of the school. Constructing, with the administrative direction, all the basilar orientated documents of the school (Interne Regulation and Education Project).

  • 2015 Speaker ENIM Évora

    Lecture at the 5th National Conference on Musical Research, titled by "Morais de Sousa: Life, Work and the Portuguese Dodecaphonism".

  • 2015 Writer Glosas Magazine

    Wrote an article to the chronic Composers to discover of the 11th Glosas, about Gabriel Morais de Sousa.

  • 2013-2014 Accompanist Pianist Conservatório de Música de Paredes

    Lessons, auditions, exams and recitals with violin, viola, cello, oboe, flute, clarinet, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone and tube students of the initiation, basic and secondary artistic education.

  • 2013-2014 Piano Teacher Conservatório de Música de Paredes

    Teached Piano and Keyboard Practices to students of the initiation, basic and secondary artistic studies.

  • 2012-2015 Piano Teacher Escola de Música Guilhermina Suggia AMAC

    Teached Piano, Piano Ensemble and Chamber Music to students of the initiation and basic artistic studies.

  • 2012-2015 Accompanist Pianist Escola de Música Guilhermina Suggia AMAC

    Lessons, auditions, exams, concerts and recitals with violin, viola, cello, contrabass, oboe, flute and chant students, vocal ensemble and choir of the initiation and basic artistic education.

  • 2012 Collaboration in CD 7 Maravilhas

    Carried out under the repertoire of the São Martinho de Fajões Musical Band. Direction: conductor Bruno Costa.

  • 2011-2013. 2014-2015. 2016-Present Piano Teacher Escola Paroquial de Música Gondomar

    Teaching Piano to students of the initiation and basic artistic studies.

  • 2011-2013 Piano Teacher Academia de Música de Castelo de Paiva

    Teached Piano (as first and second instrument) and Keyboard Practices to students of the basic and secondary artistic studies.

  • 2010-2015 Chamber Music Performance Piano Duo

    Concerts and Masterclasses in collaboration with the pianist Maria Menezes.

  • 2009-2011 Piano Teacher Fundação Conservatório Regional de Gaia

    Teached Piano and Piano Ensemble to students of the initiation and basic artistic studies.

  • 2009-2011 Chamber Music Performance Trio Lusitanus

    Concerts in collaboration with the violinist Daniel Ferreira and the cellist Fernando Costa. Finalist at the International Chamber Music Competition Cidade de Alcobaça.

  • 2009-2011 Chamber Music Performance Cello and Piano Duo

    Concerts in collaboration with the cellist Fernando Costa.

  • 2009-2010 Collaboration in Book, CD & DVD A Música de Junqueiro

    Carried out under the project Revisitar/descobrir Guerra Junqueiro. Cientific Direction: Henrique Manuel S. Pereira. Artistic Direction: António Salgado.

  • 2008-2009 Piano Teacher Academia Régia Pedrouços

    Teached Piano to students of the initiation and free artistic studies.

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Education

"Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” (Nelson Mandela). Therefore, just like Michelangelo, I am still learning.

  • 2015-2016 Postgraduation in Chamber Music Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerp | Royal Conservatory

    Postgraduation in Chamber Music with the orientation of three world-recognized musicians: the cellist Justus Grimm, the pianist Eliane Rodrigues and the violinist Guido de Neve. Performed some of the greatest works written for strings and piano.

  • 2013-2016 Master in Music Education Portuguese Catholic University | School of Arts

    Master in Music Education, getting the professionalisation in teaching piano. Oriented by the pianist Sofia Lourenço, did a professional stage and a thesis about the portuguese works for piano solo, and its integration in the artistic basic, secondary and superior studies.

  • 2009-2011 Master in Musical Performance Portuguese Catholic University | School of Arts

    Master in Musical Performance with the orientation of the Steinway Artist pianist Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro. Performed the first Piano Concerto of Dmitri Shostakovich with the Orquestra do Norte, under the direction of the conductor Franz Albanese. Made a thesis about Morais de Sousa, a portuguese composer and pianist, that wrote the first dodecaphonic work in Portugal.

  • 2006-2008 Graduation in Musical Pedagogy Portuguese Catholic University | School of Arts

    Graduation in Musical Pedagogy orientated by the pianist Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro. Studied chamber music with the pianist Angel Gonzáles, the conductor Cesário Costa, the organist Luca Antoniotti. Played the Piano Concert Kv 414 of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with the Orquestra ARTAVE, under the direction of the conductor Luís Machado.

  • 2001-2006 Basic & Secundary Course of Piano Fundação Conservatório Regional de Gaia

    Basic and Secundary Course of Piano under the orientation of the pianist Licínia Guimarães. Also had some private lessons with the pianist Luís Filipe Sá.

  • 1999-2001 Free Course of Piano Music School Melodia

    Started the piano studies, preparing the entrance to the official artistic basic studies.

  • 1994-1997 Musical Initiation Music School Pausa

    Had the first contact with music, at the age of seventh, in a school near to her house. Proportioned her first experience on the national television. Also had the first time on a professional studio.

More

  • 2015 Masterclass with Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro
  • 2015 Masterclass with Pavel Nersessian
  • 2014 Conference "Elementary music working with new content" with Jens Klaassen
  • 2014 Course "3º Days of Pedagogy and Didatic on the Artistic Secundary Education of Music"
  • 2010 Masterclass with Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro
  • 2010 Masterclass with Rosa Maria Barrantes
  • 2010 Masterclass with Claudio Martinez Meaner
  • 2009 Conference "Spanish piano of the XIX century and the begginings of the XX century" with Ana Benavides
  • 2009 Conference "Numerofonía de Aschero - Goodbye to the Pentagram" with S. Aschero and J. N. Tavares
  • 2008 Conference "The Brain and the behaviour" with Castro Caldas
  • 2008 Conference "Music and Meaning" with Claudia Gorman
  • 2008 Masterclass with Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro
  • 2008 Masterclass with Jan Michiels
  • 2007 Masterclass with Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro
  • 2007 Masterclass with Eldar Nebolsin
  • 2006 Masterclass with Yuri Serov

Contact

Feel free to get in touch with an interesting project, or simply your feedback about my work!