Teachers

FRANCO SCALA

Director

Born in Imola, he got his degree at Conservatorio “Martini” in Bologna, and at “Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia” in Rome with Master Carlo Zecchi. He’s been teaching for over …

ROBERTO GIORDANO

Deputy Director - Piano

Born in 1981, he got his diploma in 1999 at the “Ecole Normale de Musique A. Cortot” in Paris and at the “Rossini Conservatory” in Pesaro. He was then Leonid …

VOVKA ASHKENAZY

Piano

Born in Moscow, first child of two exceptionally talented musicians, he made his debut in his first concert for piano and orchestra by Tchaikovsky with the London Symphony Orchestra, directed …

STEFANO FIUZZI

Piano e Fortepiano

Born in Florence, where he got his degree in Literature and another one in music at the “Luigi Cherubini” Conservatory and at the Rosary College University,Illinois. He’s played all over …

INGRID FLITER

Piano

She’s well known as one of the most authorative Chopin’s interpreters. She got first prize at the Cantù Contest in 1994, second prize at the Chopin Contest in Warsaw in …

ANDRE’ GALLO

Piano

Trained in the class of Master Franco Scala at the Piano Academy of Imola, of which he is currently a lecturer, he regularly holds solo and chamber concerts in prestigious …

JIN JIU

Piano

Her name sounded in the whole world after the concert in the Nervi Hall in Vatican City, where she performed on seven ancient pianos for Pope Benedetto XVI. She was …

LEONID MARGARIUS

Piano

Born in Ucraine, he got educated under Regina Horowitz’s guide, concluding his studies at the High perfectioning School at the Moscow Conservatory. After intense concert activity, he made his name …

ENRICO PACE

Piano

He studied with Franco Scala at Pesaro’s Conservatory and at Imola’s Accademia Pianistica. His carrier took a switch in 1989 winning First prize at the Franz Liszt competiton in Utrecht.He’s …

BORIS PETRUSHANKY

Piano

Born in Moscow, he was admitted to the Moscow Central Conservatory when he was only 8 years old. In 1964 the fifteen-years old pianist met one of the greatest musicians …

PIERO RATTALINO

Piano

He got his diploma in piano and composition at Parma’s Conservatory, he perfectioned in pianoforte with Marguerite Longa Parigi and with Carlo Vidusso in Milan. After a phase of composing …

RICCARDO RISALITI

Piano

After his music studies at Florence’s Conservatory, di Florence, at Rio Nardi’s and Luigi Dalla Piccola’s schools;he went on with his preparation with Nikita Magaloff, Carlo Zecchi, Sergio Lorenzi. After …

IGOR ROMA

Piano

Born in Baden, he studied at Vicenza’s Music Conservatory with Carlo Mazzoli. In 1997 he got his diploma at Imola’s Accademia Pianistica, where he perfectioned with Franco Scala, Lazar Berman …

MARLIES VAN GENT

Piano

Born in Rotterdam, she began studying pianoforte at her hometown Conservatory. She kept on with her studies in Amsterdam. She got her diploma in education and held Masterclasses in Goslar, …

NAZZARENO CARUSI

Musica da Camera

A pupil of Alexis Weissenberg, Viktor Merzhanov and Lucia Passaglia, he has played for many of the major musical institutions and most of his records (including three “live” at the …

MARCO DI BARI

Analysis and Music Composition

Born in Casoli (Chieti),he got his diploma in electronic music composition at Milan Conservatory and got his degree in Literature at Chieti University, he teaches composition at Imola’s Accademia Pianistica …

MAURIZIO VALENTINI

Flute

He got his diploma at Milan Conservatory under the guide of Glauco Cambursano, with whom he kept on improving. He attended courses with some the most important flutists and teachers: …

ANDREA MANCO

Flute

He studied at Lecce’s Conservatory, led by L. Bisanti. He improved at Imola’s Accademia with Persichilli, Mercelli and Cambursano, in Florence with Marasco and at the “Conservatoire Superieure de Musique”, …

ANDREA OLIVA

Flute

“One of the best flutists of his generation, a bright star in the flute world”. That’s how Sir James Galway defines Andrea Oliva, First solo flute at Accademia Nazionale di …

OLEKSANDR SEMCHUK

Violin

He started studying violin when he was only 4, and after another 4 years he performed in his first concert as soloist with an orchestra. Many are the famous violinists …

KSENIA MYLAS

Violin

Although her young age, she’s well known as a brilliant violinist, she represents the famous Russian violin school, whose role model is Yankelevich. As a soloist she played in Germany, …

MAURIZIO SCIARRETTA

Violin

Born in Bologna, Maurizio Sciarretta got his diploma at the “G.B. Martini” Conservatory, in his city, led by Maestro Luigi Rovighi. Then he improved with the most important Maestros from …

ANTONELLO FARULLI

Viola

He is Piero Farulli’s pupil, and one of the most active Italian violinists in concert performing as well as in the teaching field. Member of the European Union Youth Orchestra …

ORFEO MANDOZZI

Cello

Born in 1968 in Locarno, Switzerland, from a long term musical family,he received a wide education by his father, composer and orchestra conductor. During his learning period, he studied at …

MARCO BONI

Orchestra Conduction

He studied horn and cello, getting his diploma in the latter at Milan Conservatory under the guide of Rocco Filippini. In the 80’s he was one of the “Virtuosi Italiani” …

GIOVANNI PUDDU

Guitar

Within the guitar world renovation process, Giovanni Puddu, fifty-year old interpreter from Cagliari, represents nowadays one of the highest profile figures. Giovanni Puddu is defined “one of the recognized champions …

RYOKU YOKOYAMA

Japan Project - Piano

Born in Tokyo, she got her degree with the honour name “Master” in Fortepiano and romantic Piano at Imola’s Accademia Pianistica di Imola under Maestro Stefano Fiuzzi’s guide. She graduated with honours from her …

GIOVANNI VALENTINI

Summer Festival - Pianoforte

He completed his musical studies at the same time as the scientific ones, following the organ course and graduating in piano and harpsichord at the “G. Rossini ”of Pesaro. He …

MARCO ZUCCARINI

Summer Festival - Guest Professor

He got his Diploma at Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan in Pianoforte and Clarinet, he kept on improving at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in chamber music with Maestro Riccardo …

MARCO ALBONETTI

Summer Festival - Sax

Standing ovation al suo debutto come solista presso la Carnegie Hall di New York, Marco Albonetti svolge un’intensa attività concertista e didattica in tutto il mondo. E’ titolare di cattedra …