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Maria Pandolfi

Language Instructor

Diction Coach

María Emilia Pandolfi is a professor of Italian Language graduated from “Joaquín V. González” Teacher Training College (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

She holds a Master’s degree in Italian Didactics from Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia (Italia) and another in Teacher Training from the same University. She has specialized in Italian Phonetics and Phonology and has worked in training teachers, translators, interpreters, and artists in the field of Phonology.

As a tenured professor at Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Maria is the Italian language and diction coach for their courses in Singing, Opera Stage Direction, and Opera Music Direction.  At the Institute of Advanced Studies in Art at Teatro Colón, she has served as the Italian pronunciation and language coach for numerous operas including La Boheme, Le Cantatrici Villane, La Finta Giardiniera, and Gianni Schicchi.

She also serves as a professor of Italian Language and Phonology at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and has researched Phonology and Pragmatics for Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires).

Her extensive experience includes tutoring advanced degree candidates in Italian didactics at the Università di Venezia, heading the Italian Department at the “Joaquín V. González” Teacher Training College, translating texts for the Universidad de Moreno and Universidad Nacional de las Artes (Buenos Aires), and working for the Italian Embassy and the Argentinian Ministry of Education.


She is the author of Pronuncia e Consapevolezza and co-author of Giostra di Suoni and Fonetica per Bambini.

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