The project aims to promote musical culture by encouraging young people to study the literature for Wind Orchestra, according to new demands and trends.
The project also aims to publicize the image of original music for Wind Orchestra in the social and cultural context of the surrounding area, through a complete musical path that aims to deepen musical and musicological skills.
The project is aimed at updating knowledge, specifically, artistic-musical. The activities of the meetings will be aimed at increasing the musicians’ ability to relate with their musical instrument and with the activity of the Wind Orchestra. The thematic nuclei are: collective lessons of instrument, collective lessons for sections, collective lessons in Orchestra, rehearsals open to the public, concerts.
Contributing to the improvement of artists and cultural operators, making them aware of a particular form of musical manifestation such as the Wind Orchestra, which by its natural affinity with the “band” preserves the impact on the listener intact
Giovedì 1 settembre
Prova 10/13 prova a sezione
con docenti Tutor;
Venerdì 2 settembre
Prova 10/13 prova a sezione
con docenti Tutor;
Sabato 3 settembre
Prova generale 10/13,
prova generale e concerto
He graduated in Clarinet with full marks under the guidance of Prof. G. Di Carlo, later perfecting his skills with famous teachers such as K. Leister, V. Mariozzi and C. Scarponi. From 1990 to 2003 he played permanently with the “Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese” collaborating with prestigious musicians and for the most important Italian Musical Institutions; with this prestigious Orchestra he has performed concerts abroad (France 1996 with A. Bernard, Spain 1997, Andorra 2000 with the famous singer B. Hendricks under the baton of F. Yepes, France 2001 with P. Amoyal), in Italy (Milano sala Verdi for the “Serate Musicali” years 1999, 2000 and 2001, Rome Easter festival, concert seasons in Foggia, Pompeii, Naples, Perugia, Brescia, etc.). ), recordings for RAI (Roma Teatro Sistina with M. Freccia, contemporary music festival of the Aquarium, Caracciolo prize, etc.), recordings of compact-disc (BGM, EDIPAM, ARTS) and collaborations with soloists such as B. Petrushansky, M. Conti, V. Mariozzi, U. Ughi, E. Dindo, V. Ashkenazy, A. Bernard, M. Campanella, Milva, A. Stewart, etc..
Since 2000 he has dedicated himself to the Direction of Wind Orchestras studying with Lorenzo Della Fonte and following courses with Jan Van der Roost, Jacob De Hann, Frank Battisti and Eugene Migliaro Corporon; he has collaborated with orchestras such as Festival Junior Brass Band of Aosta (Aosta 2001), Wind Orchestra of Valtellina (Spain 2002), Philharmonic Orchestra “Leopolda” of Florence (Parco della Musica Roma, Teatro Comunale Firenze, Montenegro 2005 France 2006), Wind Orchestra “Città di Procida” NA (Spain 2005), Wind Orchestra of the Festival “Officina dell’Arte” of Acquaviva Picena AP (Professional Training Course 2005, 2006). He was invited as guest conductor by: Orch. Philharmonic “Leopolda” of Florence, Wind Orch. “Città di Procida”, Wind Orch. “Karl Orff” of Priolo Gargallo in Sicily, Wind Orch. “Laboratorio Ensemble” (AP), “Consonanza Musicale” of Lissone (MI), Philharmonic “Leonardo da Vinci” (FI), Orch. of Winds of the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali “G. Braga” of Teramo, Corpo Musicale “P. Giannone” of Ischitella (FG), Corpo Bandistico “Città di Fermo”, Banda “Città di Mantova”.
In November 2009 he was invited as guest conductor to conduct a series of concerts for the “Banda Simfonica del Centre Artistic Musical de Moncada” – Valencia (Spain); in program music by Spanish composers and the first Spanish performance of Un amore a distanza… focal produced by the Musical Association “Accademia”.
Since 2018 he is a member of the USA WIND BAND, an American association created to invite European musicians, with whom he shares an intense musical programming and is regularly invited to conduct at the Universities of Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, etc.. In 2019 he was invited as guest conductor for the Wind Band of the Carrol University of Chicago and for the Wind Orchestra of the Conservatory of Moncada, Valencia-Spain.
He founded and conducts the Wind Orchestra “U. Giordano” of the Conservatory of Music of Rhodes Garganico section detached from Foggia, with which, in addition to numerous concerts, he has addressed much of the panorama of original compositions and numerous first performances dedicated to the Orchestra.
Artistic Director of the Associazione Culturale Musicale ACCADEMIA 2008, he founded and conducts the Italian Wind Orchestra “ACCADEMIA”, and is permanent director of the sax ensemble “SAXOFONIA” with which, in addition to an intense concert activity, he recorded the CD Polvere di Stelle, which received unanimous acclaim from the public and critics.
He is guest conductor and first clarinet of the Wind Orchestra ARMELIS of Collarmele (AQ), which, in addition to its numerous concert activities, annually hosts guest conductors of the calibre of F. Creux, L. Pusceddu, Thomas Fraschillo and David Waybright.
He was called as a jury member of the competition of Bands of the province of Teramo years 2007/2008 and the International Festival of Musical Bands of Giulianova (TE) years 2010/2011.
In July 2009 he was a member of the commission of the “1st International Wind Conducting Competition “P. Giannetti” in Abbadia San Salvatore (SI) with J. Pascual Vilaplana, L. Della Fonte, M. Billi, D. Bostok.
Coordinator of the RODI JAZZ FEST (see website www.conservatoriofoggia.it), where in addition to conducting the Festival Orchestra he has collaborated with jazz musicians such as Fabrizio Bosso, Maurizio Giammarco, Bruno Tommaso, Jamal Ouassini, etc..
Since 2003 he has been teacher and first clarinet of the “Giovanile Orchestra di Fiati” of Ripatransone (AP), made up of instrumentalists coming from Italy and abroad, Director Lorenzo della Fonte, with whom he has deepened the vast original repertoire for Wind instruments, performing and recording numerous first performances.
In 2009 he began an artistic collaboration as conductor, with Mediaset/Medusa R.T.I. and RAI for the recording of Film and Fiction soundtracks. Among the most important: Sorry, but I want to marry you by F. Moccia; Tutto l’amore del mondo by R. Grandi; Il ritmo della vita with the cast of “Ballando sotto le Stelle”; Tutti per bruno with C. Amendola; La Certosa di Parma by C. TH Torrini; Le tre rose di Eva by C. TH Torrini.
Winner of the competitions for the roles in the Conservatories of Music for the subjects “Chamber Music” and “Musica d’Insieme per Fiati” currently teaches “Musica d’Insieme per Fiati” at the Conservatory of Music “U. Giordano” of Rodi Garganico, detached section of Foggia.
In 2006 he graduated with full marks in Musical Disciplines at the Musical Institute “G. Braga” of Teramo.
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