Antonella Di Giulio is a pianist, a music theorist, a pedagogue, author and speaker.
From her extra-ordinary life experience she has had the chance to learn about post-traumatic stress, personality disorders and mental health and about how little our society is prepared to deal with such problems.
But she has also taken advantage from these experiences by transforming her life into a wonderful work of art.
In addition to her doctoral studies in Music Theory and Musicology at the University at Buffalo, Antonella Di Giulio holds a Master Degree in piano performance from the same University, post -diploma certifications in piano performance, a diploma in piano from the Conservatory Santa Cecilia in Rome (Italy). As a researcher, her interests are in music cognition, theory of images in music, music as a language, harmonic language in contemporary music, Italian composers in the 20th century, set theory and Mathematics. She presented her research in several national and international Conferences.
She regularly performs as a pianist for a number of associations and festivals , both as a soloist and in different chamber music ensemble. Antonella has been acclaimed for her exciting pianism and for her attention to the quality of sound, and has received particular praise for her outstanding pedagogical engagement. She holds the position of Artistic Director of numerous workshops and Festivals. She is often invited as a guest speaker, teacher and pianist for lectures, workshops, and seminars. She joined SUNY Buffalo State College in 2015.
She is author of "30 Days Time-Out: Journal of a Paused Friendship".