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Arrivederci Ferrara - Choral Singing and a Trip to the Contrada di San Paolo

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Our singing instructor Paola leading a group of soloists.


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 Paola teaches the group a traditional Sicilian song.

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Mateo crosses swords with our fencing instructor.


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Trying on hand-made Renaissance costumes.


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Julia P. parries an attack.
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Alison and Emily modeling their beautiful Renaissance hairstyles.


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Mateo and Jack practicing a fencing exercise.


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Amanda in full Renaissance garb.


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Julia puts up her gauntleted dukes.

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Jack sizes up a fully-armored Ryan.


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Arrivederci, Ferrara!

 

Angela Lavecchia, Teresa Picarazzi, Constance Richardson, David Seward

Ferrara Session II Program Leaders

Arrivederci!

Venezia - la Serenissima

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Lina and Ryan on the Grand Canal.


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Courtney and Luke.


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Caitlin enjoying her gondola ride.


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Maura, Farai, Julia, and Colleen.


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Alice and Sam.


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Lexi and Emilia.


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Amanda.


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Marianne and Payton.


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Amirah.

 

Angela Lavecchia, Constance Richardson, Teresa Picarazzi, David Seward

Ferrara Session II Program Leaders

Alla prossima!

Ferrara - Performing and Visual Art Activities

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Wooddynne and Amirah with our Renaissance dance instructor Michele Michelini from the contrada di San Paolo.


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Students practicing the bassa danza.


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Marianne, Ryan, and Lina.

 
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Practicing the sempio and doppio steps.

 

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Admiring the ceiling of the palazzo Schifanoia.


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Alice and Betsy working on their miniatures.


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Bella and friends illuminating their texts.


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 Sam, Amirah, and Jack hard at work.

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The finished manuscripts.

Angela Lavecchia, Constance Richardson, Teresa Picarazzi, David Seward

Ferrara Session II Program Leaders

Alla prossima!

Bellissima Firenze

 

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Farai with the Arno in the background.

 
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Maria and a wooden figure of Pinocchio.


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The Ponte Vecchio through the lens of Sam.


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Marianne and Payton.



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Ponte Vecchio in the background.


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The Duomo.


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Amanda and Sam on the Ponte Vecchio.

 
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Melody on the Ponte Vecchio.

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Jack.

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Lauren on the Ponte Vecchio.

 

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Courtney enjoys a pizza.

 

Angela Lavecchia, Constance Richardson, Teresa Picarazzi, David Seward,

Ferrara Session II Program Leaders.

Alla prossima!

 

Ferrara - Pasta from Scratch with Chef Fabiana

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Alison and Caterina starting off with flour and eggs.

 

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Chef Fabiana (wearing red) in the thick of things with students.

 

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Alyssa - this is a pretty serious rolling pin!

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Mateo begins the cutting process.

 

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Bella hard at work on a tortellino.

 

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Emilia cutting and molding various shapes.

 

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ReAnnah demonstrating one of her finished products.

 


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Abigail's home-made pasta!


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Marianne and Payton have made ravioli.

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Caterina and her cappellaccio, a typical Ferrarese pasta.

 

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Luke and Aaron proudly showing their farfalle.



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Elizabeth and Francesca - who knew making pasta could be this much fun?

 Alla prossima!  

Angela Lavecchia, Teresa Picarazzi, Constance Richardson, David Seward

Program Leaders, Ferrara Session II

 

 

 

Portraits from the photography workshop in Ferrara

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Colleen 

 

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Wooddynne

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Un Saluto!

Angela Lavecchia, Teresa Picarazzi, Constance Rischardson, David Seward

Program Leaders, Session 2, Ferrara

 

 



The Adriatic Coast, Ravenna, and the Republic of San Marino

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Having fun on the rocks at the Bagno Ruvido in Punta Marina.

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Alyssa, Avery, and Maura enjoying the beach.

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A sand castle of Ferrara in the works.

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Sam and Amanda cooling off in the shade on a beach chair.

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Students listening to our magnificent guide Emanuela in front of the Basilica of San Vitale, started in 526 A.D., currently a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Entering the basilica.

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Bella gazing at the basilica's stunning ceiling.

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Emma, Emily, and Samir, just outside the basilica.

 

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Gazing at the Byzantine mosaics in the mausoleum of the Roman Empress Galla Placidia.

 

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Aaron on the battlements of the First Tower in the Republic of San Marino.

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ReAnnah and Amirah on the Torre Guaita.

Constance Richardson, Teresa Picarazzi, Angela Lavecchia, David Seward.

Program Leaders, Session II, Ferrara.

Alla prossima!

 

Greetings and karaoke from Ferrara!

 

Emily

 

Samir

 

 

 

ReAnnah

 

Ciao ciao!

Teresa Picarazzi, Constance Richardson, David Seward, Angela Lavecchia

Group Leaders, Ferrara Session II 

Scavenger Hunt, mummies and barbecue! :)

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Maria the mummy! 

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Amanda's portrait in the courtyard.

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Aaron with our Italian high school intern Sara, waiting for the barbecue.

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Betsy and Bella.

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Lauren and Melody playing biliardino.

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Luke, Lina, Lauren, Ivy-Jolie, Maura, Alyssa in their classroom.

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Emilia in front of some typical ferrarese street art. (Caitlin in foreground).

Ciao ciao! 

Teresa Picarazzi, Constance Richardson, David Seward, Angela Lavecchia

Group Leaders, Ferrara Session II

A Day at Castello Estense

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The imposing castle, one-time home of Lucrezia Borgia and the Este dynasty, with a view of the moat and drawbridge.

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Avery enjoys a photo op and a nice breeze on the castle's drawbridge.

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Caitlin and Alison - it's raining cats and dogs!

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Julia E.,  Emma, Sam, and Farai on the drawbridge.

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Colleen in the orange garden of the castle.

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Lexi and Alice in the orange garden.

 

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Wooddynne on the castle's spiral staircase.

 

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Courtney, Julia P., Marianne, Payton, and Alice on the drawbridge.

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In the arancetto.

Alla prossima!  Teresa Picarazzi, Constance Richardson, Angela Lavecchia, David Seward