Barbara Valentino is a singer specialized in vocal research. She has cooperated for several years with various associations, theatres, schools and musicians. She teaches vocal practice as a body language and devises training courses for teachers, youth workers and artists. She has been a member of the Theatre Della Voce in Bologna, a drama group focused on vocal research. Barbara regularly cooperates with the Ragazzi Testoni Theatre in Bologna. She also belongs to Cronopios Quartet, who research and experiment vocal group through popular singing and speaking, united by poetic gestures. Barbara currently chairs the Calicante Association in Bologna; a group specialized in popular songs. She has also been working for the MUS-E association in Bologna for eight years, where she proposes singing “laboratories” to children. Knowing your voice through the direct experience of singing is regarded by Barbara as one of the marvellous possibilities which are offered to us to discover the huge creative potential of human beings.