Marija Mihajlovic (2020.05978.BD)

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Born in Belgrade (Serbia), Marija Mihajlovic Pereira holds a Ph.D. in Musical Sciences from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at NOVA University Lisbon and is a member of the Education and Human Development research group at CESEM. Her doctoral thesis, titled “Awakening self-regulated learning: the role of teachers in the young musician´s development,” focuses on teaching processes and strategies to promote students’ autonomy. Marija also completed master’s degrees in Music Education, Musical Performance, and Musical Arts, respectively, at the Lisbon School of Music, the Federal University of Minas Gerais, and the Belgrade Faculty of Music. Since 2017, as a violinist, she has been a member of the Cascais and Oeiras Chamber Orchestra, performing solo and in various chamber music ensembles. She is actively involved in pedagogical work as a violin teacher in the Orquestra Geração Sistema Portugal project and at the Cascais Music Conservatory. During the years she lived in Brazil, Marija integrated the Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra and worked as a professor at the State University of Minas Gerais. As a member of the violin and piano duo Mihajlovic/Bastos, with pianist Miriam Bastos, she has presented chamber music recitals in Brazil, Serbia, Italy, Argentina, and Portugal. Although currently residing in Portugal, she maintains collaboration with the Brazilian academic community, receiving recent awards for her work, including “A welcome card to Brazilian music: five Brazilian miniatures by Villani-Côrtes,” awarded by the Congresso de Música nas Nuvens, and “Trio Minas interprets Villani-Cortes,” aearded by the Legislative Assembly of Minas Gerais.

(CV updated in January 2024)