Early Music & Dance Summer Workshop
19th Edition – Rome July 25th – August 2nd, 2020
Courses, concerts and seminars managed by
Il Teatro della Memoria (artistic direction: Claudia Celi and Andrea Toschi)
Courses & Teachers:
16-17th century dancing: Claudia Celi
17th-18th century dancing: Ilaria Sainato
19th century social dances: Paolo Di Segni
Baroque and Classical Oboe: Angela Paletta
Recorder: Marco Rosa Salva
Renaissance and Baroque Singing: Rosanna Rossoni
Renaissance Lute, Theorbo and Baroque Guitar: Francesco Tomasi
Cembalo Accompaniment: Paolo Tagliapietra
Rhethorical Gesture Seminar: Ilaria Sainato
Qi Gong Seminar: Angela Paletta
General information and fees
Programs are available (in Italian) at this link. Feel free to e-mail us for specific information or use the contact form at the end of this page. The final students’ performance will see the participation of music and dance courses together. Students that are already enrolled in one course may also attend individual lessons of another course with a supplementary charge (see below).
Registration & insurance fee
- with advance payment up to June 30th 60.00 euros
- with advance payment after June 30th 120.00 euros
Members of designated Schools and Societies with a reduction arrangement and students enrolled in more than one course are entitled to a discount of 40.00 euros.
The basic tuition fee for singing and instrument courses covers individual lessons, collective lessons and the Qi Gong Seminar. The fee for dancing courses covers the collective lessons and the Qi Gong Seminar.
- Music courses (singing or instrument, inclusive of ensemble workshop and – for singers – of Rhetorical Gesture): 270.00 euros
- Dancing courses (12 hours): 140.00 euros
- Six individual singing or instrument lessons (30 minutes each): 180.00 euros
- Rhetorical Gesture Seminar: 90.00 euros
Registration and payments
The registration fee plus 50% of all tuition fees must be paid in advance:
- New: by credit card – go to this page:
- by bank transfer to the account 631844.05 at Monte dei Paschi di Siena (European IBAN bank code: IT 50 Z 01030 03237 000063184405 – BIC-SWIFT: PASCITM1R37) in the name of “Il Teatro della Memoria”; in order to save on bank transfer charges, be sure to choose the “shared charges” option:
- by post money order (in euros) to: Il Teatro della Memoria – c/o A. Toschi – via Gradoli, 56 – 00189 Roma (Italy).
After the advance payment has been sent, fill the form on the registration page. A copy of the bank transfer or of the money order must arrive not later than July 1st:
- by fax to the number (+39) 06-33267447
- by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The balance must be paid before the beginning of the courses.
The advance payment won’t be refunded in case of cancellation after June 30th. If the cancellation (to be made exclusively through the dedicated page) arrives before June 30th, the amount paid will be refunded with a deduction of 60.00 euros.
Maximum number of students
- singing or instrument courses: maximum 10 per course
- dance courses: maximum 16 per course
Students will be enrolled according to the order of arrival of the registration forms. Those that cannot be admitted because the maximum has been reached will be promptly informed, and the amount paid will be refunded, unless they want to enroll in another course. The Direction reserves the right to modify the programs. The courses for which the minimum number of registrations will not be reached will be cancelled, and the amount paid will be refunded.
Check-in and location
The check-in desk will be open on July 25th from 3.30 to 7.00 PM. The courses will be hosted by the Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio at Piazza Giustiniani 4/a (the historical Testaccio slaughterhouse) in a central area well connected by local train (station Roma Ostiense – for timetables see trenitalia.com) tramway or bus (website: atac.roma.it); underground Metro B line (closest station: Piramide) this Summer will unfortunately offer a reduced service because of scheduled major works to interconnect the new C line: trains will run until 9.00PM on weekdays; on weekends they will be replaced by buses; see detailed info on this page.
Health & emergencies
Registered students are insured against accidents during classes with a maximum cover of 50,000.00 euros. Check with your health insurance company or your national health system about coverage in Italian hospitals in case of illness. EU member states have arrangements that admit the citizens of one state in the public hospitals of another free of charge. If you have any doubts, contact us and we’ll try to find information on the specific arrangements with your country and the documents you need. Emergency treatment (“Pronto Soccorso”) at public hospitals is free except for minor illnesses (white triage code) that are subject to a fixed fee (“ticket”) of 25.00 euros. In serious cases don’t hesitate to call the emergency phone number 112.
Special rates at hotels and restaurants
Special rates for our students are available at several restaurants, hotels and Bed&Breakfast. After registration you can E-mail us for a list.
phone/fax : (+39) 06 3326 7447
- up to July 24 (+39) 328 364 5555
- July 25-August 2: (+39) 320 055 7319
Fill in the form below if you want more info:
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