Shao Xiao Ling
Shao Xiao Ling is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Art at the University of Aveiro, and her main teaching area focuses on piano performance and chamber music. She received her doctorate in music from the University of Aveiro (2011), master in piano performance from the Rotterdams Conservatorium (2001) and bachelor in music education from the University of Aveiro (1998). As a performer, she presented concerts both solo and chamber music and concerts with orchestras in large auditoriums and festivals Portuguese, and also in France, Italy and China. She obtained the prizes in the Contests such as "Covilha City", "Soloists of the Portuguese Musical Youth", "Youth Awards RDP Songs" and "Portuguese Musical Youth." She received scholarship from the Orient Foundation with which continues to maintain a close relationship in promoting Chinese music culture in Portugal, and vice versa. From her doctoral thesis, which sequenced the research in cultural studies of classical music, she gets interested especially in the interaction between Western music and Chinese music of the 20th and 21ist century. She has published several books and articles, in Portugal, Brazil and China. And she often invited to give concerts / lectures of Chinese and Portuguese music.