Academic Choir

Autónoma Academic Choir, conducted since its foundation by José Manuel Balegas Gonçalves, had its debut performance on 13 December 2014, on the anniversary of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa.
The choir has already participated in three Choir Meetings and, at the invitation of the choir of Algarve University, participated in the 1st  edition of Encontro de Coros da UALG.

Autónoma Academic Choir includes lecturers, students and friends of the University and aims to provide all those involved both a cultural activity and a space for social interaction.

The choir, through its participation in several events, also represents and promotes Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa to society in general.

Conductor José Manuel Balegas Gonçalves

Choir Members

Soprano

Ana Lucia S. Afonso Sarreira
Carmo
Helena
Luisa
Marcela Rocha Aroeira
Maria Ascensão M. S. Pereira
Maria da Piedade Escudeiro Dias
Maria Teresa Ribeiro Machado

Alto

Catarina de la Fuente
Elisabete Grilo
Maria Fernanda P. F. Cunha
Maria Lucilia P. C. Cid
Paula Velosa
Romy Petrucci
Sofia Miranda

Tenor

Amílcar Santos Gonçalves
Paulo António Enes Silveira

Bass

Diogo Lana Monte-Môr
Luis Miguel Borges Campos
Tito Laneiro

 

Repertoire

Repertoire of Autónoma Academic Choir

01 – A Noviça Rebelde – arr: Tereza Dias
02 – Alleluia – w. A. Mozart
03 – Blowin in the Wind – Bob Dylan
04 – Can’t Help Falling in Love –  arr: Ola Eriksson
05 – Every Time I feel the Spirit – Espiritual Negro
06 – Gaudeamus Igitur – J. Casulleras
07 – Ilhas de bruma – arr: Emílio Porto
08 – Loucos de Lisboa – arr: Jorge Alves
09 – Nearer My God to Thee – Lowell Mason
10 – O Ferreiro – arr: José balegas
11 – O Vosso Galo Comadre – Miguel Groba
12 – Oh Happy Day – Edwin r. Hawkins
13 – Olhos Negros – arr: José Balegas
14 – Siyahamba – Tradicional Zulu
15 – Tango para 4 ou 24 – Polo Vallejo

Christmas Repertoire of Autónoma Academic Choir

01 – Angels from the Realms of glory – Tradicional
02 – Christmas is coming – trad. Inglês
03 – Il est ne – arr: Patrick Verhaegen
04 – In the Bleak Midwinter – Gustav Holst
05 – Joy to the World – G. F. Haendell
06 – Let it Snow – arr: j. Eilers bacak
07 – Natal Africano – arr: José M. Cunha
08 – We Wish You a Merry Christmas – Tradicional