Academia de Música de Lagos

The "Academia de Música de Lagos" is a Non-Profit Public Utility Association, with facilities in four municipalities of the Algarve region: Lagos, Portimão, Lagoa and Loulé. Having built an universe of more than 1000 students and 60 teachers, it is today the biggest music institution in the south of the country, aiming always at the entwined path between arts and education. It’s activities responsible for several chamber music and orchestral activities, varying from 15 up to 100 musicians on stage, where professional musicians are presented in stage along with their pupils, at a high quality level performance. Its strong events calendar includes music concerts, festivals, competitions, workshops and master classes, reaching circa 300 events/year. A strong trend of its cultural creations is the promotion of emergent talents and national and regional artistic production, mainly through music commissions dedicated to intangible heritage, within traditional music.


Department: Artistic Diretion and International Relations Department
Address: Rua Dr Jose Cabrita-Apartado 411
Postal address:
Postal ZIP, City: 8601 - 905
  • +Curriculum and Developments »
    Young talent/pre college: Yes
    1st cycle: No
    2nd cycle: No
    3rd cycle: No
    Pop and Jazz Programme: No
    Early Music Programme: No
    World Music Programme: No
    Pedagogical studies: No
    New Technology Studies: No
    Partners among AEC member institutions: The Royal Conservatory The Hague (The Netherlands)
    Other partner organizations: State Conservatory Tbilisi (Georgia), Conféderation Mondialle Accordeon (CMA)
  • +Exchange Programmes and Information for Incoming Students »
    Other exchange programmes that your institution is involved in: ERASMUS, EVS, EEA Grants
    Use of ECTS system: Unknown
    Languages of tuition: Portuguese, English
    Other relevant information: Lagos its a beautiful Historical sea at the most beautiful side of the Atlantic ocean... If you have a cultural dream, contact us!
  • +International Relations Coordinator (IRC) »
    First name: Daniela
    Surname: Tomaz
    Title: Mrs.
    Function: Artistic Director at Early Music Festival Sons Antigos a Sul
    Mobile: 00351914016037
    Assistant email:
    IRC workgroup member: No
    Other contact addresses IRC office: