PhD in education and psychology of Music by the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Researcher at CESEM (Center for the study of Sociology and Musical aesthetics) of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, since 2009, in the context of education and human development, having participate and direct several projects in this domain.
Cultural Director in the Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra.
Professor at Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra (ESEC) since 1989, where teaches in the domains of Music Theory, Practice and Musical Didactics, Vocal Practice in Theater and Social Communication, and Design and Implementation of Musical Community projects, being responsible for the orientation of internships in this field.
Teaches some courses of “music education and musical expression” and in “good practice in the use of the voice for teachers, communicators and actors”.
Author and musical director on several theater plays.
It was during 9 years, conductor of the symphonic choir “Choral Aeminium”, with which she sang with several Portuguese and foreign orchestras.
Choir conductor of the choir D.Pedro de Cristo since 2009.
Faria, Cristina (2017). “Sempre tive o sonho de aprender Música”: Relato de uma experiência de aprendizagem musical depois dos 50 anos. DEDiCA – Revista de Educação e Humanidades. In http://hdl.handle.net/10481/47413.
Faria, Cristina (2015). Ideias para a formação e intervenção na música comunitária. Revista da APEM, nn.140-141, pp. 61-64.