The team

Biologist with a Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography and Marine Biotechnology, specializing in Physiology (ie Algae) and Marine Energy.  Teacher trainer in Science Teaching

Music Course (Cello) Lisbon National Conservatory of Music.  Began music studies at age 3 at FMAC and at age 5 at Fund. C.Gulbenkian. Completed the general course in Music at the National Conservatory of Music in Lisbon,  (Main instrument: Cello) from the National Conservatory of Music in Lisbon, he played in the Orq, Sinfónica Juvenil, and participated in several Master classes in England. 

TEFL teacher specialized in teaching English to children, having worked as a teacher at the Kids Club; also specialized in teaching  Technical English/Business English, having worked as a Wall Street teacher for companies.


CEO  and Pedagogical Director


Cello teacher

Opera School Coordinator

Junior Cello Ensemble Conductor

English teacher

Isabel Canto de Loura 

Finalist of the Degree in Biology at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon.

Brief experience as a vacation camp monitor. and assistant in a toy store.

He particularly likes to focus on environmental education and sustainability. 


Monitor to  STEM/STREAM  

Agnes Sundays



Assistant   STEM/STREAM 

Mafalda Gonçalves

Physical Education Teacher and STEM Monitor

Degree in Sports Science with a specialty in football and a Masters in Physical Education Teaching in primary and secondary education, from the Faculty of Sport of the University of Porto.

He worked as training coordinator of the UMS Montélimar team, coach and training coordinator of the under-15 team of Futebol Clube de Perafita, observer and recruiter of players at the company Futebol Clube do Porto SAD


Education teacher  Physics

Assistant   STEM/STREAM 

Helder Oliveira




Escolinha de Opera
Sofia de Castro

Teacher at the Opera STELLARIA School

Course  Superior of Music (Lyrical Singing) by the National Conservatory of Music in Lisbon

Co-founder and director of the Lisbon Music School

During her career as an opera singer, she has worked with renowned national and international conductors and opera singers.

LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, French




Diogo Brandão Soares

Transverse flute teacher

He studied at the Espinho Professional School of Music, and at the  Lemmensinstituut - LUCA School of Arts (Belgium).

Licensed by the Superior National Academy of Orchestra.

He collaborated with several orchestras, conductors and national and international artists.

He was guided by some of the most renowned musicians in his field.

LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, French




João Miguel Sousa

Trumpet Teacher

Masters in Music Teaching: Trumpet by Nossa Senhora do Cabo Music School (EMNSC)

Currently he is part of the Light Army Orchestra.

Born in Baião,  began his musical studies at age 11, at the Escola de Música da Banda Marcial de Ancede. He continued his studies at the Conservatory of Music in Porto.

He attended a degree in Trumpet at the Lisbon Superior School of Music, under the guidance of professors Stephen Mason and David Burt. In 2020 he completed a Masters in Music Teaching - Trumpet at the same school.

He participated in several Masterclasses and Improvement Stages, with trumpet players Jorge Almeida, Pierre Dutot, Sérgio Pacheco, Giuliano Sommerhalder, Michael Sachs, Clément Saunier, Kevin Wauldron, Sérgio Charrinho, Fred Sautter, Christopher Deacon, Telmo Barbosa, Nuno Silva, João Pedro Villain, Pedro Tavares, João Mogo, Gileno Santana, Pacho Flores and Fabio Brum. 

He was awarded in several internal competitions (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013), at the Conservatório de Música do Porto, in the categories of Wind - Metals and Chamber Music. He was also the winner of the “Bolsa BPI” competition, in 2012, at the Conservatório de Música do Porto. He was also awarded in 2012, in the Youth category, in the Trumpet competition, in Póvoa de Varzim and was a finalist in the Yamaha Scholarship in 2015.

Collaborated with several orchestras:  Northern Orchestra; Orchestra of Almada; Youth Symphony Orchestra; Zurich Youth Symphony Orchestra; WESO (West European Symphony Orchestra); Youth Orchestra of the Official National Music Conservatories (OJ.Com);  Wind, Symphony, Chamber Music and Jazz Orchestras, at the Conservatório de Música do Porto; Wind Orchestras, Symphony and Trumpet and Metal Ensemble, from the Lisbon Superior School of Music;

He is also part of the Baião Wind and Percussion Orchestra, under which he performed solo in 2015 under the direction of conductor José Eduardo Gomes.

He is currently a member of the Light Army Orchestra and teaches Trumpet and Piano at Colégio São Tomás.

LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, French.




Svetlana Potemkina

Sculpture and Painting Teacher for Children and Youth

LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, French, Russian