Cristina Faria

Cristina Adriana Toscano de Faria

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PhD in Music Teaching and Psychology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa | Researcher at CESEM (Centre for Studies in Sociology and Musical Aesthetics) of the New University of Lisbon, since 2009, in the field of Education and Human Development | Lecturer in the scientific area of Music at the School of Education of Coimbra (ESEC) since 1989, where she has taught curricular units in the areas of Ethnomusicology, Music Theory and Didactics, Voice for Social Communication and Theatre and Community Music, an area in which she was an internship advisor. In this institution she was also Director of the degrees in Teachers of Music Education of Basic Education and Theatre and Education, and is currently coordinator of the Scientific and Disciplinary Group of Performing Arts | Accredited trainer in “Didactics of Expression and Music Education” and in “Good Practices in the Use of Voice for teachers, communicators and actors” | Author and musical director in several plays | She was, for 9 years, conductor of the symphonic choir “Choral Aeminium”, with which she sang with several Portuguese and foreign orchestras and has directed the D. Pedro de Cristo Choir since 2009 | She is the Cultural Director of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, having been in charge of the Penedo da Saudade Cultural Centre since its creation in January 2019.