Cinzia Forasiepi Cinzia grew up in Central Italy and moved first to Canada and then to California for study and work. During and after her Masters and Doctorate studies at University of Victoria (Canada), Sonoma State University and University of San Francisco, she was an adjunct professor in Education and Italian as a Foreign Language. She is also a certified translator. Music has always been in her life. She is a flute player and she sang in choirs in Italy. In Canada and California, Cinzia pursued her passion for music by taking voice and piano lessons. She joined Circa 1600 in 2012 and since then her excitement and passion for Early Music has flourished. For her, Early Music is a way to connect to her Umbrian roots! She lives in Sonoma County with her husband, two daughters on their way to college, and two cats. She is an adjunct professor of education at Sonoma State University and University of San Francisco.