Andreia Pinto-Correia

Born in Lisbon, Portugal, she began her musical studies at the Academia de Amadores de Música and at the Escola Luís Villas Boas, and is currently a doctoral candidate in composition (dissertation stage) at the New England Conservatory in Boston. She also received her Master of Music degree from NEC, with Academic Honors in Jazz Composition as a student of legendary jazz composer Bob Brookmeyer. In addition to composing, Ms. Pinto-Correia has taught for many years. She is currently a fellow at the New England Conservatory of Music leading one of the Composition Seminars She has held positions as a music tutor and assistant coordinator at the Berklee College of Music. She has also collaborated with her father at the Centro de Tradições Populares Portuguesas at the University of Lisbon, developing a catalogue of ethnomusicology field work. From 2007 to 2010, she served as the New England Conservatory of Music Composition Department Assistant.