Analía Paula Capponi-Savolainen
is an Argentinean-born soprano of Italian roots based in Helsinki, Finland. She is an experienced singer who has performed in important halls of Argentina, Italy and Finland. She regularly performs in a duo with pianist Marjaana Merikanto and with the Trio Capponi –Merikanto – Ruotsala.
Analía Capponi-Savolainen holds a Master Degree of Music and a licentiate of Music degree, with mayor studies as classical singer and music educator.
Analía has more than 20 years of experience of teaching singing to children and adults. She has taught extensively in Argentina and in Finland, in all levels of compulsory education and in Higher Education institutions , where she taught Classical Singing, Didactics of Music, Teaching in Practice and Music Perception.
Analía Capponi-Savolainen is a Suzuki Voice specialist; a teacher trainer and a fully accredited teacher of the European Suzuki Association. She is the elected voice committee chair of the European Suzuki Association.
Analía regularly runs teacher training courses on singing and pedagogy. She has taught various Suzuki Voice official teacher training courses for example in Argentina, Mexico, Finland, Australia. She teaches these courses in Spanish and in English.
As specialist, Analía Capponi-Savolainen has been invited to run courses of Spanish and Latin American Arts songs and of Italian songs and culture.
Analía is also an active researcher and an expert speaker who has presented her doctoral research in national and international conferences and in important cultural and educational policy events. She is currently working as a doctoral researcher at the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki. Her work on children's singing and identity is part of the ArtsEqual research initiative coordinated by the University of the Arts Helsinki.