Of Italian descent, Scott Belluz received a Master’s Degree in vocal performance from The Royal Academy of Music and is a devoted interpreter of Italian baroque repertoire and contemporary opera. As an Italian-to-English translator, Scott draws on a strong literary background along with years translating Italian libretti, prose, and poetry. He recently completed translating Luciano Funetta’s novel Dalle rovine which was a finalist for Italy's 2016 Strega Prize and Alcide Pierantozzi’s novel L’inconveniente di essere amati. His work has been published by the journal Your Impossible Voice and Mayday Magazine (forthcoming in 2021).