Beatriz Rola is a Portuguese violinist who focuses her artistic practice in performance, creation and collaboration. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music where she graduated with a Bachelors of Music. With the intention to broaden her artistic practice she continued to study on the Leadership course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she completed her Masters Degree. Beatriz has a continued interest in playing and creating new music with various ensembles such as; aquilo que vocês quiserem, entre cantos, Levitation Orchestra, (Im)Possibilities. She focuses her work on collaboration having developed work with performance artist Da Hye Yang performing at Harvard Medical School, The Charterhouse, The Barbican, Tate Modern. She is also part of improvisatory trio Kalea, who has performed at the British Library and Keats house Rome and London. Alongside this she works as a violin teacher and as a facilitator with; Casa da Musica devising musical performances for young audiences, “A Minha Companhia de Ópera”; making new music with children, Family Orchestra in “Orquestra de Jazz de Matosinhos”; devising new work within the community.