Author of books and articles on artistic education, ethnomusicology and curricular development and of music for cinema, theater and television. He was Professor at the Hig School of Theater and Cinema of Lisbon (Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema), and is member of IELT (Institute for the Study of Literature and Tradition) at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Consultant of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for projects of curricular development, was Assessor of Gulbenkian’s Service ACARTE (1991 till 1999), invited Reseacher of the Museum of Ethnology of Lisbon (Center of Studies of Cultural and Social Anthropology of the IICT and Service of Education) (1982 till 1992), Scientific adviser of the Westdeutscher Rundfunk Kolnn (1985 and 1987), member of the Consulting Board of the Portuguese Institute of the Cultural Patrimony (1985 till 1990), of the Installing Commission of the Museum of Portuguese Regional Music (1987 till 1990) and of the Center of Popular Portuguese Literature of the Classic University of Lisbon (1987 till 1991). Founding partner of the Portuguese Association of Musictherapy (1996), of the Center of Studies João dos Santos (1992), of the Portuguese Association of Cultural Organizers (1976) and of the Portuguese Association of Musical Education (1973). [Scientific outputs]