Arminda Odete Barosa
She began her musical studies in Curso de Música Silva Monteiro with her foundress Maria José Silva Monteiro and Ernestina da Silva Monteiro where she won the gold medal.
Then joined the Conservatório de Música do Porto where she graduated.
She attended masterclasses led by Hans Graff, Vlado Perlemutter, Winfried Wolf and Carlos Cebro.
In duo with Fernanda Wandschneider performed many recitals throughout the country.
Was soloist with orchestra, led by Maestro Ivo Cruz and Gunther Arglebe.
She has been participating as a jury member in national and international competitions.
She was a piano teacher at Conservatório de Música do Porto between 1973 and 2009.
She is director of Curso de Música Silva Monteiro since 2008.