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Valentina Sorbera

Visiting Instructor of Italian Studies

Office : Washington Hall 222
Phone: (757) 221-2448
Email: [[vcsorbera]]

Valentina Sorbera, Visiting Instructor of Italian Studies, earned her M.A. in the Teaching of Italian as a Second Language from the University for Foreigners of Perugia, Italy, and her B.A. M.F.A in Piano Performance from the Conservatory of Music P. Mascagni in Livorno, Italy.

Before joining the faculty at William and Mary, she was an Instructor of Italian language at Christopher Newport University, and previously at Old Dominon University.

In her courses, she likes to promote Italian language learning through music, and her research interest are in the effective use of music in foreign language teaching.

She is also an active piano accompanist, and has collaborated with the Virginia Choral Society as well as the New Musical Labs at the Ferguson Center, and the Opera Workshop at Christopher Newport University.