WHO I AM:

 

Rhythmic and Musical Educator/Entertainer.

Music Therapist.

Percussionist, Drummer, Singer-Songwriter.

Works in Theater Production, focused on Children and Teenage Theater Programs.

Conducts Rhythmic and Musical Laboratories in schools(for all grades) as well as in centers for special educational needs.

Conductor/Facilitator of Drum Circles, in both Social and Professional Environments, as well of Improv Experiences and Rhythmic/Musical group sessions.

 

 

EDUCATION:

  

Triennial Music Therapy School

Organization MUSICAPRIMA

President: Dario Benatti

“Cattolica University” - Milan

2011/2014 

 

Social Services Operator

Diploma

Institute for Social Services “P. Mazzolari” - Mantova

1998

 

Training Courses:

 

Circular Music Retreat

Circular music retreat: Body Music, Circle Singing, nonviolent communication, games and pedagogy of cooperation. 

Mùsica do Cìrculo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Teachers: Pedro Consorte, Ronaldo Crispim, Zuza Gonçalves e Keith Terry.

2020 

 

Teaching is my Passion - Sacile Music Summer Camp 2019 -

Program for Music Educators of: body Percussion, Singing, Improv Practices, SoundPainting, Composition for Children between 6 and 11 years of age.

Musical Organization “Vincenzo Ruffo”, Sacile, (PN), Italy.

Teachers: Tiziano Pozzo, Sam West, Fiorella Mattiuzzo, Gianni Della Libera.

2019

 

Orff-Schulwerk Methodology, Level 1

Musical Methodology, Didactic and Pedagogy

Teachers: Marcella Sanna, Alberto Conrado, Paola Anselmi, Ciro Papuan, Federica Galletti, Emanuela de Bellis, Franca Ferrari, Francesca Lanz.

SPM Donna Olimpia, Rome, Italy.

(2019)

  

Orff-Schulwerk International Summer Course

Musical Didactics, Pedagogy and Animation; Music Therapy

with Elisa Seppanen (Finland), Kofi J.S. Gbolonyo (Ghana-Canada), Reinhold Wishing (Austria), Uirà Kehlmann (Brazil), Sandra Ionizzato (Verona, Italy).

S.I.M.E.O.S. Società Italiana di Musica Elementare Orff-Schulwerk, Verona, Italy.

2019

 

Cà Roman Summer Camp

Retreat for Music Therapy, Body Music, Circular Music and Non-Violent Communicational Skills.

Teachers: Pedro Consorte (Brazil), Löis Zongo, Luca Xodo, Tiziana Pozzo, Stefano Baroni, Daniele Pinato, Andrea Perdetti.

Music Therapy School “G. Ferrari”, Padova, Italy.

2019/2018

  

Musicians without Borders

International training of workshop Leaders.

Akoesticum training center for music, dance and theater in the Netherlands.

Teachers: Otto De Jong, Amanda Koser, Fabienne Van Eck.

2018

  

Brioni Summer Camp

Music Therapy Retreat on the Island of Brioni, Croatia.

Funded by “Musicaprima” Music Therapy School, Milan, Italy.

Teachers: Dario Benatti, Lia Teloni, Alberto Conrado, Lalla Aicha Traore (Burkina Faso) and Marco Patanè.

2012

 

Drum Circle Facilitator Graduate

 

Intensive training

VMC Village Music Circle

Wiston Lodge, Scotland.

Teachers: Arthur Hull, Jim Boneau, Jane Bentley, Paul John Dear

2018

 

Basic training

VMC Village Music Circle

La Bottega delle Percussioni, Palermo, Italy.

Teacher: Harshil Filippo Chiostri

2018

 

Master Rhythm Ambassador

Conductors of rhythmic and musical mediation, Drum Circle, Drum Therapy and Music therapy.

DRUM POWER, Treviglio (BG), Italy.

Teacher: Diana Tedoldi

2017/2018

 

 

Seminars and Workshops:

 

- Mini-Festival Musicl Circular - Body, Voice, Rhythm and Music with Charles Raszl, Keith Terry, Sèrgio Rocha, Marcelo Pretto. Sau Paolo, Brasil, january 2020.

- Workshop on the deepening of vocal conduction, Circle Song, with Guillermo Rozenthuler. Trento, Italy november 2019.

- "Dance, music and movement in the Orff method" with Marcella Sanna, Rete OSI nord, Udine, Italy, november 2019 .

- "Circleland Festival", workshop for Circle Singing Facilitator con Albert Hera, Roger Treece, Guillermo Rozenthuler, Charles Raszl. Longarone (BL), Italy, july/august 2019.

- International Body Rhythm Festival, with Charles Razl (Brasil), Anna LIombart (Spain), Sarah Fro (Germany), Santi Serrosa (Spain), Gitte Wolffson (Netherlands ), Ben

  Schuetz (Germany), Peter Stavrum Nielsen (Danmark). Hamburg (Germania), june 2019.

- Seminar "Body Percussion and Sound Tubes in the Orff method" with Andrea Pagliaro and Michele Cappelletti. Rete OSI nord, Carimate (CO), Italy, april 2019

- Workshop of “Body Percussion”, BAPNE method, with Salvatore Di Russo. Milano, Italy, february 2019.

- Workshop of “Body Music” con Keith Terry. CDM Orff, Roma, Italy, october 2018.

- Workshop “Body! What sound ”of Body Percussion and sound tubes with Simone Magnoni. SIEM Parma, Italy, november 2018.

- Workshop of “Body Music - rhythm game body relationship "with Stefano Baroni. Scuola di musica "Il Pentagramma", Mira (VE), Italy, october 2018.

- Workshop “Beat in tre” of Body percussion with Tiziana Pozzo, Daniele Pinato and Simone Magnoni. Padova, Italy, settembre 2018.

- Conference "Tribal rites and group rhythms", the group dimension in music and healing processes. SERMIG Torino, Italy, october 2018.

- Workshop of Circle singing with Albert Hera. Modena, Italy, february 2018.

- Workshop "Play with sounds ", music teaching and elements of music therapy with Antonio Testa, Varese, Italy, february 2018.

- Seminar on musical improvisation with Emanuele Maniscalco, Brescia, Italy, november 2017.

- Workshop of Body percussion con Charles Raszl (Brasil). Padova, Italy, luglio 2017.

- Musicality Education Workshop with Spaccazzocchi / Mazzieri. Padova, Italy, aprile 2015.

- African percussion workshops with Marco Patanè. Vari luoghi, 2011/2014.

- African dance workshops with Lalla Aicha Traore (from Burkina Faso). Vari luoghi, 2011/2014.

- Seminars on the use of the voice conducted by Livia Castellini. Brescia, Italy, 2009/2010.

- Theater courses and workshops with: Babilonia Teatri, Belcan Teatro, Francesca Franzè, Jessica Leonello, Fabio Venturelli, Viandanze Teatro. Vari luoghi, 2008/2015. 

- Drum seminars with Gianni Dall'aglio, Mauro Parma, Cristian Meyer. Mantova, Italy, 1997/1999.

- Drums course, music school "AlfabetaMusica". Mantova, Italy, 1997.