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Director of the Scuola Verdi, Paolo Ponzecchi, visits Melbourne.

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Paolo Ponzecchi recently spent a week in Melbourne as a guest of Monash University's Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

After 5 years of active collaboration with the Monash University Prato Centre, Paolo Ponzecchi has made his first visit to Melbourne. Warmly welcomed by Professor John Griffiths, Head of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music in Clayton, Paolo attended a number of research seminars and concerts, as well as participating in a piano masterclass with Kenji Fujimara and Tamara Smolyar - both of whom have previously accompanied undergraduate study tours to Prato. Paolo also attended a concert presented by Italian jazz muscians, Andrea Pellegrini and Mirko Guerrini, at the Italian Cultural Insititute in South Yarra.