Heloisa Feichas holds a PhD in Music Education from Institute of Education, University of London. She recently finished a Post Doc at UNESP (State University of São Paulo, Brazil) linking ideas of Paulo Freire with Collaborative Learning concepts. She is Associated Professor at Music School of Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil. She is also a pianist performing mainly Brazilian Popular Music in different ensembles. Her main research interests are on Popular Music Education and Sociology of Music Education. She worked in cooperation with Music School of Pitea, Lulea University in Sweden and also with Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Connect Project).