Academia Internacional de Música Aquiles delle Vigne


Located in the district of Coimbra, Portugal, the Academia Internacional de Música Aquiles Delle Vigne is the result of a partnerschip between Associação António Fragoso and Musici Artis, Brussels. Emerges as one of Europe’s most relevant schools, thanks to the incredible international talent of its students from Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada,  China, Colombia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, USA and Venezuela, many of them awarded and praised at major international competitions, coming together with remarkable talents of Portugal. The Academy tries to support and manage the career of his best students through the organization of concerts, both solo and with orchestra, and through record production to the label A2DV Generation. It also organizes international events like the Coimbra World Piano Meeting and the Sardoal International Piano Meeting, inviting the best teachers in the world to meet in Coimbra.

The A2DV Academy seeks musical truth and artistic integrity, promoting students’ concerts for the development and improvement of full musical virtues and technique, which are not always easily detectable in virtuosistic competitions.


Artistic Director

Maestro Aquiles Delle Vigne

Deputy Artistic Director

Prof. Manuel Araújo

Executive Direction

Prof. Manuel Araújo

Prof. Maria Manuela Lopes

Financial Management

Engineer José Campos

Public Relations and Communication

Dr. Eduardo Fragoso Martins Soares

Head of Vocal Department

Prof. Carla Caramujo

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