L'Aquila, April 7, 2009
Monday, April 6, 2009, at 03:32 o'clock, an earthquake of
magnitude 5.8 Richter devastated L'Aquila and many villages in
the surrounding areas.
the teachers of this Department, we express our full moral
support to our students, to our colleagues, to all the citizens
and to the guests in these sad and painful times.
Every town is made by its history, its
buildings, its monuments, its culture, and by the complex maze
of human relationships which links people, students, visitors,
Today the appearance of this Town is disfigured and many
citizens and guests from other centers in Italy and from all
around the world lost their lives; many of them are wounded, and
even more are those who are homeless, or got their houses
destroyed, unsafe or unusable.
complex network of human ties which constitutes the life of
every Town was frayed and peoples are scattered in countries
along the coast and in other centers, being hosted by relatives,
by friends, or even by helping strangers.
We wanted to leave intact the original page of
this site below, which appears today as absurd and
inappropriate, in order to give some testimony of the deep
wounds suffered by our Town.
Even the historic Basilica of Collemaggio was hit and suffered
We don't yet know at present what is the status of the
Conservatory' premises, nor when we will be able to restore the
normal life of teaching and learning opportunities. We will work
hard to restore them as soon as it will be possible and
Please follow this page in order to keep you up to date
April, 8 2009
Happily, none of the Electronic Music School
pupils is neither missing nor wounded, even if those of them who
lived in the earthquake area lost their homes.
Amid the Conservatory pupils, we badly regret the loss of
Susanna Pezzopane, 15 years old. She lost her life together with
some of her family members in the collapse of their home. She is
only one of the many very young people who unfortunately lost
their lives in the earthquake. There are no words to express the
sorrow of parents who lose a son or a daughter.
Our dean M° Bruno Carioti let us know every news in real time on
web site (in Italian).
April, 24 2009
Classes of the teachers Maria Clara Cervelli,
Lorenzo Seno, Michelangelo Lupone, Marco Giordano are restarting
from now till the end of June, thanks to the availability of the
Centro Ricerche Musicali of Rome premises and audio and music
this way we can regularly conclude the Academic Year without
even a hour of classes lost.
Pupils are happy of this return to a
quasi-regular life, after the catastrophe and when the swarm of
earthquake aftershocks are still present - even if of