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- Concettina “Connie” Gangemi (Bachelor Education) has experience as a primary school educator, singer and organiser of community concerts.The concept Nella Luce Studio, “Into the Light”was founded by Concettina “Connie” Gangemi in 2012. It is a service that advocates to bring into light beauty, music, art, literature, artists, the mystery, the unknown, something new and individuality.In 2012 Concettina founded the concept, “Nella Luce Studio” which in English means “Into the Light Studio” and inspired by the 2012 Lenten Concert. I was thanked for bringing into light the beauty of music and the artists –one of the members of the audience said – if I had not done this concert no one would have known about the artists. This concept which names my service as a teacher, performer and concert organizer. It is a service that I believe helps bring into light music, literature, artists, peoples strengths and growth points, the mystery, the unknown or something new. As a teacher I aim to bring out the best in the students I teach and create a safe, stimulating environment for them to explore and create.Soprano:
Concettina Gangemi has always been surrounded by beautiful music during her family upbringing in Brisbane, Australia. Concettina now resides in the Macarthur Region of Sydney. Her parents were born in Italy and all the children were born in Australia. She showed potential in voice, piano and the passion for learning from an early age. She is passionate about being part of music ministry in her local parish, the art of singing, pianoforte and exploring and implementing learning philosophies such as the Reggio Emilia Approach to learning.
She has sung at weddings and other functions both in Australia and in Italy. She has also been involved in Music Theatre groups such as Woftam Productions and Opera Works. Concettina was also fortunate to sing in the World Day Youth Choir in 2008. Concettina has performed 3 years in a row at the Cambelltown Christmas Carols. She came second in the Ryde Eisteddfod in the Sacred Event.
The Studio Teacher:
Concettina has been teaching in the primary schools from Kindergarten to Year 12 as a classroom teacher, and as music/drama/visual specialist teacher Concettina has coordinated large school concerts and studio concerts. She has studied the Reggio Emilia Approach to Learning in Italy and applies many philosophies into her studio work. She fosters creativity from the beginners level to the advanced level.
She is also a member of Gojuryu Karate do Siewakai Australia -my instructor Glenn Stephenson has been a great mentor and support during my singing journey. Many people have influenced my life journey especially my family and some of the leaders in Catholic Education such as John Charadia who has led me spiritually through yearly artist retreats.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Education
Membership: Reggio Emilia Australia Information Exchange(REAIE).