Joana Gama (link) is a Portuguese pianist and researcher born in Braga. Her performing activity unfolds in solo concerts, collaborations with different groups, and concerts with orchestra. In 2010 she finished a masters in piano performance at the University of Évora, where she is pursuing a PhD on Portuguese contemporary music for piano. As a pianist and performer, in the last few years, she has been involved in projects that associate music with dance, theater and cinema. QUEST, a project of piano and electronics with Luís Fernandes, was recently released by Shhpuma.