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Ana Isabel Pereira


Ana Isabel Pereira


Born in Lisbon, Ana Isabel Lemos do Carmo Pereira holds a PhD in Musical Sciences, specialization in Teaching and Psychology of Music, from NOVA University of Lisbon (obtained in 2019, unanimously approved, with Very Good) and, since 2014 has been an integrated member of Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical (CESEM) at Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities – NOVA University of Lisbon (NOVA FCSH). She completed her master’s degree in Teaching of music in Basic Education at NOVA FCSH (in 2014), and her undergraduate studies in Environmental Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico – University of Lisbon (in 1999). She is an Invited Assistant Teacher at Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa – Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa since 2015, and also at FCSH NOVA in 2020. Her doctoral research, undertaken as a fellow of the Doctoral Program by NOVA FCSH – FCT, focused on the influence of singing with text and a neutral syllable on Portuguese children’s vocal performance, song recognition, and use of singing voice. As a result of this investigation, she participated in international conferences, such as ICMPC, ISME, MERYC, ISAME, APSCOM, and national conferences such as ENIM. Her main interests include the study of music learning and development and the evaluation of vocal performance in children.


Pereira, A. I., & Rodrigues, H. (2019). The Relationship Between Portuguese Children’s Use of Singing Voice and Singing Accuracy when Singing with Text and a Neutral Syllable. Music Perception, 36(5), 468-479. DOI: 10.1525/mp.2019.36.5.468

Rodrigues, H., Pereira, A. I., Rodrigues, P. F., & Rodrigues, P. M. (2018). Formação Imersiva e Formação Transitiva em arte para a infância: Ideias subjacentes aos processos de trabalho. In H. Rodrigues, P. M. Rodrigues, & P. F. Rodrigues (Eds.), Ecos de GermInArte – TransFormação Artística para o Desenvolvimento Social e Humano a partir da Infância (pp. 46-60). Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. ISBN 978-972-31-1608-3.

Ana Isabel PEREIRA, Helena RODRIGUES, “O papel da melodia e das palavras no reconhecimento de canções por crianças de 4 a 6 anos de idade”, in Ecos de Opus Tutti: Arte para a Infância e desenvolvimento social e humano, ed. Helena Rodrigues, Paulo Ferreira Rodrigues e Paulo Maria Rodrigues (Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2016), pp. 216-239, ISBN 978-972-31-1565-9.

Ana Isabel PEREIRA, Helena RODRIGUES, “Melodia e palavras numa canção: Questões para o ensino de canções no contexto pré-escolar e de 1º ciclo do ensino básico”, Revista Portuguesa de Educação Artística, nº 6 (2016).