Corradina Caporello was born in Rome, trained with Evelina Colorni, and is the author of The Boccaccian Novella: Creation and Waning of a Genre. Caporello has coached Italian operas at the Bel Canto Institute, Banff Centre for the Arts, and the Walton Foundation opera course (Italy). A member of the Italian Honor Society, she has taught master classes in the U.S., Taiwan, and Japan, and Italian language and literature at Columbia University, John Jay College, Queens College, Hofstra University, and C.W. Post Long Island University.Caporello received her BA from Columbia University where she won the Medaglia d’Oro Award, her MA from Queens College, and her MPh and PhD from Columbia University. She has been on the faculty at Juilliard since 1984, a member of the school’s Pre-College faculty since 2008, and has taught at the Curtis Institute of Music since 1995.