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Musica Vesuviana celebrates 5th year with more music, more art, more fun

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On June 24, 2015, Musica Vesuviana kicked off its fifth annual Summer Music & Art Camp in Italy. Students from all over the United States landed in Naples, Italy, embarking on a two-week excursion to S. Marco di Castellabate (Salerno) to discover the historical, cultural and artistic sites of southern Italy while studying music and art. This year, the 35 participating students journeyed to Rome, Vietri (Amalfi Coast), Pompeii, Paestum and Salerno (Castello Mediovale di Arechi) and were delighted to visit the breathtaking and beautiful locations. The students’ home for the two-week stay was the Fondazione Passarelli, where students received ...

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Musica Vesuviana Holds Open House

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The Musica Vesuviana camp held an open house on Jan. 18, 2015, during which instructors Tino D’Agostino, Sergio Bellotti and Mark Greel. Students and past participants joined in on the musical fun, as the group introduced the unique musical summer camp based in Italy’s beautiful Amalfi Coast. For more information on Musica Vesuviana, visit the camp’s official website or contact them via email (info@musicavesuvianafestival.com) or phone (339-707-3593). www.italysummercamp.com

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Consulate Honors Six at Achievement Awards

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Four stunning paintings by Caravaggio, currently on loan at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, were the backdrop to the fourth annual Achievement Awards handed out by Italian Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli.

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The Music and Life of Arlington High School Music Director Tino “Mr. T” D’Agostino

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As the notes from Hollywood’s most famous scores – from “Star Wars” to “Titanic” all the way to a goose bump-inducing rendition of Schindler’s List theme – filled a jam packed Arlington City Hall Auditorium, many in the audience kept their eyes closed: after all there is no better combination than movies and music to be swept away by powerful memories and emotion. Especially when the music is so flawless it could be coming out of the speakers of a theater or from the seasoned instruments played by the expert hands of an orchestra of famous professional musicians. Instead, when ...

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Pirandello Awards Celebrate Boston’s Best and Brightest

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The Pirandello Lyceum held its 28th annual I Migliori in Mens et Gesta awards gala at Boston’s Harborside Hotel on April 6. Recognizing several outstanding Americans of Italian descent, the event also raised money to fund a number of $1,500 scholarships to college-bound students. This year’s awardees included jazz musician and educator Sabato “Tino” D’Agostino, who is also instrumental director at Arlington High School and founder of the Musica Vesuviana festival in Salerno; Governor’s Councilor Marilyn Petitto Devaney, the first Italian-American woman elected to the position and a former Watertown Councilor-at-large; real estate investor Frank Pasciuto, who among other things ...

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