Joana Carvalhas is a multi-style musician actively performing and teaching in Portugal, Germany, the United States of America and the United Kingdom, graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (UK).
Joana constantly explores new musical styles and new concepts in order to approach innovative sounds and textures on the violin. More than a violinist, she describes herself as a whole musician using the violin to express and enjoy her music.
Despite her classical music education, Joana has developed her improvisation, jazz and composition skills and has been presenting a solo unique project of original music for loop station and violin. During her musical career she has been performing in jazz concerts/festivals, classical style concerts (solo, chamber music, recitals, orchestra), Mariachi band, rock projects, metal festivals, circus shows, fashion events, and records often for other musicians and projects (session musician).