Meet Our Teachers



Diana Namorado is a piano teacher. She is a Bachelor’s graduate of The Lusíada University in Lisbon and is a great follower of visual arts and psychology. Diana is an experienced and considerate tutor having taught individual and group lessons for the past 9 years.

She believes music is the the only real universal language, capable to communicate any emotion, feeling, idea, character or story, connecting people, and that it improves the quality of every experience of one’s life, besides mood, memory, cognition, and self esteem.

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng - Span.


My name is Maëlle, I am a classical pianist, lyrical singer, songwriter, and music teacher, with a Bachelor of Music from Concordia University, Montreal. I find it essential to feel and connect with the pieces in order to have a unique interpretation, so my goal is to help students use the piano as a tool to find their "voice" and express themselves. Singing, composition and body relaxation also play an important part in my approach to learning the piano. I hope to transmit my passion of the beautiful gift that is music to everyone who comes learn and play with me!

Language of instruction:

 Eng - Fr 


It all started with the recording of a laugh on a CD, "the most evil laugh you can do in the world!" - said the father and music producer Fernando Caneca to his 6-year-old son, who would come running home from school every day towards the family studio. Felipe Caneca, the boy who never took his feet off the studio, became a popular music composer, pianist and accordionist, and has been teaching classes for students of various ages for 5 years, seeking to pass on the same experience of self-discovery and fun that was the development of musical learning throughout his life. He had particular lessons with great brazilian musicians such as Maria Teresa Madeira and Marcelo Caldi, and approaches this year the conclusion of his first graduation in Jazz and Modern Music, at the Lisbon Lusíada University. 

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng 




My name is Tomás and I am a musician with a Bachelor degree in Live Sound Production from the University of West London and songwriter, performer and producer in the band 'Red Bean Rice'. 
    I believe that music gives you the tools to express yourself in ways that words don't, and this is what motivates me to pass my musical knowledge on. 

       I started teaching guitar three years ago, and I aspire to be as inspiring to my students as my guitar teacher was for me when I first started playing. I've always loved music, always sang and wanted to be able to play guitar in order to sing along to my favorite songs, and doing this became my passion.

       Now is my turn to share that passion with you, and help you discover the wonders of the music world. 

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng 







Elena de La Conte is specialized in Latin music like choro brasiliero. She also expresses herself in jazz, folk, blues and free improvisation.  Originally coming from Italy, Elena has created music connections from France to Brazil. Elena has been music teacher since 2011, trained in ethnomusicology and pedagogy of Music in Paris 11 Orsay.  Her MLO&Me classes present alternative methods like Dalcroze and Feldenkrais.

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng - Fr - It. 



My name is Débora and I’m a pianist and song-writer from Lisbon, currently finishing my Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Music at Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa.

I have a varied experience in teaching, having taught children, adults, seniors, people with special needs and more advanced students.

I believe that music is a powerful healing tool and that it can change one’s approach to life as a whole. It’s also a beautiful way to connect with others and to have fun with our innate ability of engaging in the process of creation.

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng 



I am from Oxford where my mother introduced me to music from a young age as she continued her career as an opera singer. I went down a less classical route and started by playing guitar, bass and the piano. Jazz piano was everything I wanted to do as a teenager and regularly performed in my local area. Since then I have been part of Musical theatre groups, bands and worked with many individuals in a variety of different styles. It highlighted how universal and accessible music can be and I got a chance to explore this further during my Music degree at Goldsmiths University, London. I have been teaching for 3 years in subjects from beginner piano to jazz, music theory and composition. My focus has always been on creating engaging lessons and helping students explore their  interest in music.

Language of instruction:



My name is Tiago Paiva, I studied Jazz guitar at Hot Clube Portugal and Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa. During that time I also started to dedicate myself to teaching, either in a beginner or advanced level. It is important to try to transmit and stimulate the taste for music (listening, singing, playing), because besides developing several important skills for any human being such as motor coordination, memory and concentration and in some cases will also benefit from the necessary discipline to learn an instrument.

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng 



I am Rita, clarinet player and music teacher. I’ve studied in Lisbon’s National Conservatory and later I moved to Amsterdam, where I concluded both my Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in music making.  I’ve played in symphony orchestras, ensembles, from jazz to classical, in Portugal and throughout Europe. Currently, I teach clarinet, musical education and musical expression to kids and grown-ups.

I believe music should be accessible to everyone and that music is everywhere. It happens in everyday life, mostly outside of the music classroom. 

I see music as an organic part of life- we just need to open our ears! - and my intent as a teacher is to pass that onto every student.

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng 

Gemma studied performing arts, textiles and design as a teen and moved into design and fine arts as a young adult. 

She dreamed of living in France and it was there Gemma was able to share her love of art with children in a new career in early childhood. 

Since then everything she does has captivated young children. 

Her passion for teaching has given her the tools to create her own path as an art teacher in Lisbon. 

Her methodology encompasses over 6 years teaching experience in international and bilingual schools and includes Montessori pedagogy which she practiced for 2 years. 

Her approach is unique and in alignment with children's needs and curiosity.

Gemma has a way of bringing projects to life, sharing her passion with children and providing a strong foundation of creative learning.



I am Lika. I play guitar, sing and write songs since I was 11. Music is my beautiful friend, that is always with me. 

I studied classical, pop and rock music in Tchaikovsky Almaty Music College. Jazz I studied in Hot Club of Lisbon. I worked as a guitar teacher in Almaty Jazz School, also was doing arrangements for musical bands. Music is my true passion. That’s why I enjoy sharing my knowledge with students and to see them grow as a performers and as an artists. 

Language of instruction:

Pt - Eng 




Monday-Friday 9:30am-8:00pm

Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm




Rua da Arrábida 55A, Lisbon, Portugal

Tel: +351 914 081 760

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