Ilaria Meloni

Ilaria Meloni has completed her PhD program on September the 19th, 2019, at La Sapienza University of Rome, with summa cum laude. She has been living, researching and performing traditional female singing in Java (Indonesia) since 2013 in different contexts, collaborating with the Institute of the Arts of Yogyakarta. She has been active in gamelan rehearsals and concerts organized by the Indonesian Embassy in Rome and the Indonesian Embassy to the Holy See (Vatican). Currently, she is conducting an internship to the Royal Palace of Yogyakarta in gamelan court music and she is working at the publication of her PhD dissertation about the sindhen (Javanese female singers).