Bio

EDUCATION –  MUSICAL DIRECTION

Musical Director in Italy with a certified curriculum in the Musical Theatre, in many fields: Scoring, Arranging, Choir and Orchestra Conducting, Audio Design and Consulting. Among his various studies:

  • Conducting – Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali “L. Boccherini” di Lucca under the guidance of M° Gianpaolo Mazzoli
  • Music Percussions –  Istituto Musicale “P. Mascagni” di Livorno
  • Harmony and Composition with M° Roberto Sbolci
  • Functional Harmony and Composition Rhetoric with M° Mauro Grossi
  • Jazz Piano with M° Andrea Pellegrini
  • Private Studies of Guitar, Bass, Alto Sax

EDUCATION – SINGING

Main studies with M° Antonio Juvarra, who describes him as “an extremely versatile ‘Tenore all’Italiana’, gifted with great extension and dynamic control”. He also studied:

  • Gospel singing and Choral Conducting with Rev. Nehemiah H. Brown
  • Overtone Singing with M° Roberto Laneri
  • Choral Conducting, and A Cappella Arrangement with Andrea Figallo
  • Circlesongs, vocality and experimentations with Albert Hera

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Avid Certified User for Sibelius

MUSIC DIRECTION AND CONSULTING

  • Music Director of “Spring Awakening” Musical (Todomodo music All)
  • Music Director of “Sister Act” Musical (Teatro Brancaccio ‐ Compagnia della Rancia)
  • Music Director of “Musica Ribelle” Musical (Todomodo music All – Bags Entertainment)
  • Music Director of “Il Gatto con gli Stivali” Musical (Modigliani / Sillabe)
  • Music Director of “Cenerentola Opera POP” Musical (Modigliani)
  • Music Director of “Sgt. Pepper’s LIVE” Music Show (Todomodo Music All – Modigliani)
  • Music Director of “Gary Baldi Bros Symphonic Orchestra – The Classic Rhythm of the 90s” Music Show (Bitossi / GBB)
  • Music consultant for Teatro Brancaccio productions (Rome)

MUSIC PREPARATION, ARRANGEMENTS AND ORCHESTRATIONS

  • Head of music writing – Franco Mussida’s “Suono di Sole” (SPA Rivera)
  • Scoring, Arrangements and Orchestrations –  “Sgt. Pepper’s LIVE” Music Show(Todomodo Music All – Modigliani)
  • Scoring –  Orchestral Suites from “Il Gattopardo”, “Il Padrino”, “Amarcord” and “Romeo e Giulietta” by Nino Rota (from the handwritten scores by M° Carlo Savina)
  • Scoring (Orchestra and P/ V Score) –  “Dodici Anni Dopo” Lyric Opera by M. Menicagli
  • Scoring –  Sinfonia Op. 41 in Do minore by L. Boccherini (from the 1788 handwritten score by “Anonimo 2”)
  • Scoring and Orchestrations – “Gary Baldi Bros Symphonic Orchestra – The Classic Rhythm of the 90s” (Bitossi / GBB)
  • Scoring, Arrangements and Orchestrations –  “BeatBox with Orchestra” (BeatBox)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Music Preparation:
    Mario Menicagli, 12 Anni Dopo – Cavalleria’s Sequel, Ed. Sillabe,  Livorno, 2019 – ISBN 978883340091-4

TEACHING

Teacher for CPM – Music Institute: Ear training, music history, choral singing and Broadway repertoire

Teacher for SDM – La Scuola del Musical: Music Theory, Choir, Musical Theatre History

Teacher for Franco Mussida’s “CO2 – Musica nelle Carceri” (SIAE ‐ Min. Justice)

Teacher for Cubec (Modena) – Broadway Repertoire, with Soprano Costanza Gallo

PERSONAL MUSIC PROJECTS

Singer fot the Musical project “S(w)ingin ‘ Time”, focused on the Italian and American Swing repertoire.

Singer for the musical project “Acquaforte” by Marco Del Giudice.

Singer for the musical project “The Rat Pack”, a Frank Sinatra tribute.