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December 25, 2013 · 6:15 PM EST
Music teacher Adriano Caroletti coaches 3rd graders during their preparatory year at the Schola Puerorum in Rome.
Music teacher Adriano Caroletti leads stretching exercises before a rehearsal.
Boys are on their best behavior as they walk into rehearsal with the Sistine Chapel Choir Director, Monsignor Massimo Palombella.
A student flips through his music exercise book. Each class spends at least 2 hours a day on music theory.
In full chorus garb, the men and boys of the Sistine Chapel Choir stand at attention during a Christmas concert for the boys’ families.
Courtesy of Schola Puerorum
The Christmas concert for the boys’ families is the dress rehearsal for the main event in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Monsignor Massimo Palombella leads the boys' choir during a concert. The Sistine Chapel Choir Director composes and arranges music for the choir.
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Tagged: Rome   Vatican City   Adriano Caroletti   Monsignor Massimo Palombella   Religion   music   education
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