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Alessandra Belloni

(Tarantella Dance)


Alessandra Belloni, founder and director of I Giullari di Piazza is an award winning tambourine virtuoso, singer, dancer born in Rome, Italy and is committed to preserving the rich traditions of her culture. She is designer of her REMO signature series Italian tambourines and brushes with Pro-mark. She is the author of the book and instructional DVD of Southern Italian tambourine technique and tarantella rhythms, RHYTHM IS THE CURE, with Mel Bay publications. She tours extensively around the world in major percussion and world music festivals and has received great reviews from the international press including new York Times and Modern Drummer. Selected as one of the best percussionists and recording artist in the world by DRUM!

Workshop Schedule

(All Workshops will be at New Orleans Healing Center 4th Floor Interfaith Room)


The New Orleans Sacred Music Festival is excited to announce two workshops led by Alessandra Belloni. Each workshop will take place in the New Orleans Healing Center 4th Floor Interfaith Room. Please contact Brandon Curran with any questions (504.940.1130).  The class schedule is as follows;

  • Sunday, March 12 at 7:00 pm

  • Tuesday, March 14 at 6:00pm