Music is one of my main hobbies. I earned my BA in Jazz Piano from the Lisbon College of Music. During my masters, I worked as a piano teacher and played live with different bands.
I play mostly jazz and particularly enjoy writing arrangements of standard jazz songs. During my PhD I was part of the EUI Music Society.
Some recordings can be found in my SoundCloud page.
Apart from music, I do volunteer work in my free time. I have volunteered many times in the social solidarity institution Os Malmequeres, for people with intellectual disability.
I have taken part in their technical team during their weeks of outdoor activities. I also organized several workshops with musical activities and games.
I also do volunteer work supporting incoming refugees. During my PhD at the EUI I was part of the EUI Refugee Initiative. Before that, I was a volunteer in the organization of the International Seminar on How to Support Refugees, organized by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Lisbon and European Alternatives and hosted by the Goethe Institut Lisbon.