From December 2018 the MIC.PT publishes on-line the new Performer’s Page dedicated to Paulo Jorge Ferreira
, a preponderant figure in the artistic development of the accordion repertoire in Portugal.
Born in 1966, Paulo Jorge Ferreira
has performed solo and chamber music concerts, both at national and international level – in France, Mexico, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Macau, Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands and Germany. He has performed with renowned Portuguese and foreign musicians. As instrumentalist he has also participated in the performance of diverse premieres of works for orchestra, ensemble and chamber music pieces, which include the accordion. Paulo Jorge Ferreira
is professor of accordion at the Superior School of Applied Arts of Castelo Branco and at the National Conservatoire in Lisbon. He frequently participates as jury member at accordion competitions, being also artistic director of the Folefest – Accordion Festival & Contest, and president of the Folefest Association.