Antonella Maria Aloigi

A graduate in violin performance from the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan (Italy), Antonella holds the European Suzuki Association diploma in violin teaching. She is a Suzuki Early Childhood Education and Gordon Music Learning Theory certified educator. Her mentors include A. Pelliccia, F. Cusano, W. Luzzato, A. Apley, Ch. Bossuat, D. Jones, A. Apostoli. Antonella has collaborated with orchestras in Italy and Scotland, including the G. Verdi Symphony Orchestra and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

As an international school music teacher, Antonella holds the UK Qualified Teacher Status in Music. Through continued professional development, she gained consistent knowledge of Dalcroze Eurhythmics and the Kodaly system. She is certified in International Baccalaureate (PYP), Project Based Learning, Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol, Harvard Project Zero, and Novak’s Universal Design for Learning: she is a big advocate of inclusive teaching

In 2000 she founded the Association I Piccoli Musicisti – CDM, and successfully directed the music school in Milan for twenty years, with a team of eight teachers, who now continue her legacy, following a curriculum that she originally designed. Antonella has also worked for the Italian school and Conservatoire systems, as a music teacher and violin examiner.

While living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 2008 to 2013, she was senior strings consultant for Allegro Music and Arts and joined the Malaysia Suzuki Association as a mentor.

From 2017 to 2023, Antonella has been the Arts advisor at Stamford American International School in Singapore, where she directed the Suzuki program, and taught general music, violin, string orchestra.
She relocated back to Milan, Italy, in 2023, where she is currently teaching Early Childhood Music Education, Violin and Suzuki/strings programs at St. Louis School.

Antonella is regularly invited as faculty during institutes and conferences, by the Suzuki Music Association of Indonesia, Thailand Suzuki Association, Philippine Suzuki Association, Singapore International Strings Conference, where she is able to share her enthusiasm and passion for the violin and classical music education, at the same time fostering musical and technical skills and building confidence in all the students.

She is the author of a fortunate series of books, which comprises eleven volumes of duets and repertoire for beginner violinists, published by CURCI-Edizioni Musicali, Milano.
In her free time Antonella enjoys spending time with her family, playing chamber music with friends, walking, and practising Iyengar Yoga.