Teacher

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He lectures in the Applied Arts Superior School in Castelo Branco and in National Conservatory in Lisbon. Some of his students and chamber music groups have won first prizes in national and international accordion and chamber music competitions. Paulo Jorge often participates as a jury member in international accordion competitions. Co-autor of “Modern Accordion Perspectives”, with articles and interviews about classic accordion, according to criticism, by some of the most well-know contemporary accordionists. He is the artistic director of the Folefest, an accordion festival and contest, and president of Folefest Association. He has been considered a preponderant element in the artistic development of the accordion in Portugal.

  • Castelo Branco Conservatory since 1994 and 2013
  • Conservatory of Music David de Sousa between 1994 and 2000
  • Tomar Conservatory between 1994 and 1997
  • Conservatory of Music D. Dinis between 1998 and 2009
  • Arts Superior School of Castelo Branco since 2000
  • Music School of National Conservatory (Lisbon) since 2005
  • Musical Development Courses of Vila do Conde – 2003
  • LethesTheater (Faro) – 2004
  • Music Conservatory of Coimbra – 2007
  • Torres Vedras Accordion Festival – 2007
  • Music Conservatory of Coimbra – 2008
  • Vale Cambra Music Academy – 2008
  • Music School of Cultural Centre Pedro Àlvares Cabral (Belmonte) – 2009
  • Conservatory – Madeira School of Arts (Funchal) – 2009
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2009
  • Music Conservatory S. José da Guarda – 2010
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2010
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2011
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2012
  • Music School of Cultural Centre Pedro Àlvares Cabral (Belmonte) – 2014
  • Lisbon Film Orchestra – Valada do Ribatejo – 2014
  • Coordinator Cabinet of Artistic Education (Funchal) – 2014
  • Arts Profissional School (Covilhã) - 2014
  • Music Conservatory Jaime Chavinha (Minde) – 2015
  • Lisbon Film Orchestra – Valada do Ribatejo – 2015
  • Lisbon Film Orchestra – Valada do Ribatejo – 2016
  • Arts Profissional School (Covilhã) – 2016
  • Júnior Music Festival (Montalegre) – 2016
  • Júnior Music Festival (Montalegre) – 2017
  • Lisbon Film Orchestra – Valada do Ribatejo – 2017
  • Music Conservatory Calouste Gulbenkian (Aveiro) – 2018
  • Lisbon Film Orchestra – Valada do Ribatejo – 2018
  • Arts Profissional School (Covilhã) – 2018
  • Arts Profissional School (Covilhã) – 2019
  • Music Conservatory of Coimbra (Polo da Sertã) – 2019
  • Orfeão de Leiria – 2019
  • Music Conservatory Calouste Gulbenkian (Aveiro) – 2020
  • Folefest – Accordion Contest
  • Young Musics Prize
  • Interpretation Contest Jovem.Com
  • “Certamen Guipuzcoano” Contest – Basque Country (Mondragon)
  • “Coupe Mondiale” International Accordion Contest
  • “Peter and Paul Harmonicas Assembly” International Accordion Contest – Russia (St. Petersburg)
  • “Stars Ways” International Accordion Competition for Young Accordionists – Servia (Kragujevac)
  • “Premio Internationale di Fisarmonica Città di Castelfidardo” – Italy
  • Vilnius International Accordion Competition – Lithuania
  • “Prémio de Composição Acordeão – Associação Folefest / Fundação Inatel” – Portugal
Admission Program - Accordion Licenciature

- Virtuosistic work
- Lirique work
- Ciclique work (ex: Sonata, Suite, Partita)
- Sight-reading

Note: just original works are accepted.

Admission Program - Performance Accordion Mestrado

Recital about 20 - 30 minutos.
The works to be performed should have contrasting styles.

Note: at least, 80% of the repertory must be original for accordion.  

Admission Program - Profissional Accordion Mestrado for Teaching

Recital com duração aproximada de 15 minutos.
Recital about 15 minutos. The candidats should perform two original works for accordion, with contrasting styles.

PRIZED STUDENTS

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Giacomo Puccini