Andrea Moreira, 2nd violin, vocalsAndrea Moreira, 2nd violin, vocals

ANDREA MOREIRA    2nd violin, vocals

Andrea Moreira was born and grew up in Salzburg, Austria. She completed the Violin and Professional Music Teaching Course at the 'Mozarteum' University of Music and Arts in Salzburg where she began to dedicate herself predominantly to chamber music, the enlargement of her vocal repertoire and to teaching the violin.

Her interest in foreign languages and different musical cultures and styles gives her great versatility and a large and varied vocal repertoire. She sings in nine different languages with various different style chamber groups, from duo to larger ensembles.

Her repertoire reaches from classical Kurt Weill/ Bert Brecht songs and French Chansons to Jazz, Bossa Nova, Forro, Tango, Kletzmer and to Romanian and Russian Gypsy Folk songs.

She is a member and founder of various Chamber Music Ensembles. In 1998 she founded the Sabiá Quartet and continues to be the 2nd violinist and singer with this group. With the Sabiá Quartet she has enjoyed an intense international concert schedule and made many CD recordings.

She has been living in Porto, Portugal since 1994 and teaches the violin at Porto's Conservatory of Music.