#021: Antonella Di Giulio is a pianist, a music theorist, and an author. She is here this week to talk to us about her journey and experiences with PTSD and how she has coped with others in her life who struggle with their mental health. From her extraordinary 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.
More on her work here: https://youtu.be/NfT15JhpPQw
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Pianist and Author
Antonella Di Giulio is a pianist, a music theorist, a pedagogue, author, and speaker. From her extraordinary 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. She has also taken advantage of 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's 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, the 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 at several national and international Conferences.
She is the author of "30 Days Time-Out: Journal of a Paused Friendship" and of the collection of poems called "Enchanted Love". She illustrated and edited the children's book "B-Bear Travels to Kidsland", written by Anthony Arthur Augustine.