Teaching Italian Symposium/Workshop Meeting IX


On November 4th, the Coccia Institute and the Italian program of the Department of Spanish and Italian hosted its annual symposium, EduMusica, dedicated to songs and music in the Italian curriculum. In its ninth year, under the direction of Enza Antenos, Symposium Chair, and Mary Ann Re, Director of the Coccia Institute, Teaching Italian demonstrates sustainability, longevity, and commitment to those dedicated to advancing and preserving Italian language and culture.

ur dynamic and experienced specialists in instructional methodology in foreign language included keynote speaker Giuseppe (Beppe) Cavatorta, The University of Arizona; Lillyrose Veneziano Broccia, University of Pennsylvania; Ilaria Serra, Florida Atlantic University; and Mario Costa, La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

We were delighted that you joined us for “Teaching Italian IX: EduMusica” on Friday, November 4th.  As co-organizers of Montclair State’s annual professional development symposium-workshop for teachers of Italian, we hope you found the day both productive and enjoyable! Please note that the materials from the “EduMusica” workshops have already been posted online can downloaded from the site:

We also invite you to check out the article about this event featured in La Voce di New York written by Montclair State University's very own Kedwin Moronta.

Thank you for helping us keep this tradition alive. We are looking forward to your joining us next October 20
th for Teaching Italian Symposium-Workshop, as we celebrate our tenth anniversary!