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Faculty

Kate Bolton

Kate BoltonKate Bolton teaches History of Music at the AEF and other prestigious English and American institutes. Before moving to Italy in 2007, she was Senior Producer of the BBC Arts and Classical Music in London where she produced concerts in the leading London concert halls, as well as festivals, documentaries and conferences. She has also won important international prizes and written numerous academic publications in her intensive career as a journalist and music critic.

THE HISTORY OF MUSIC

Valentina Dolara

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Soon after graduating with a Law Degree from the University of Florence, Valentina began her work in Human Rights, completing her training at the United Nations Centre for Human Rights in Geneva and the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg. She then expanded her range of interests to Mindfulness practices, studying at the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies and Greater Good Center of Berkeley University and collaborating with the University of Florence and Toronto. She works as a trainer; teaches in many American universities and is also the author of numerous publications on the subject of human rights.

HISTORY OF MAFIA - MINDFULNESS FOR ART PERFORMERS

Anna Aurigi

ANNA AURIGIWith a degree in History of Music from the University of Florence and a diploma in Vocal Chamber Music from the "Luigi Cherubini" Conservatory, Anna performs in numerous concerts in Italy and abroad, devoting herself in particular to chamber music, contemporary music and the Baroque repertoire. In the opera sector she has mainly had roles in operas from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. She teaches vocal techniques, baroque singing, diction for singers, and opera arias.

VOCAL TECHNIQUES - RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE SINGING

Mauro Buda

Mauro BudaBaritone Mauro Buda, after a career as an actor at a young age, began studying singing in Naples. He then specialized with in Rome, as well as in London at the Royal College of Music. He later moved to London, an ideal place to start an international career. He has sung in major European cities including Paris, London, Prague, Milan, Rome, Vienna, Lyon, Venice, Turin, Geneva, Antwerp and Strasbourg, with a repertoire ranging from the work of the eighteenth century to the early twentieth century.

OPERA WORKSHOP

Vivien Hewitt

Vivien HewittWith a masters of philosophy from The Queen’s University of Belfast, Vivien has been the stage director and/or costume designer for over 40 stageings of opera in major venues across the world, including the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Bunka Kai Kan in Tokyo, Seoul Arts Centre in South Korea, Teatro Municipal in Lima (Peru), Teatro Solìs in Montevideo, Baltimore Opera. An author of numerous books and publications, theatre and video scripts, she has collaborated as a Puccini and opera expert with many TV and radio programmes for the BBC, Channel 4, France 5/Arté, RAI, Carlo Felice Streaming and Rete Versilia, and holds the singular distinction of having had more performances of her productions at the Puccini Festival than any other director in its 61 years of existence.

MUSICAL DRAMA - OPERA DIRECTION - OPERA LIBRETTOS - HISTORY OF THE THEATER