Alessandro Celardi | Compositori

Alessandro Celardi

After finishing his classical studies he obtained diplomas in Piano, Composition, Wind Band Instrumentation and the two years specialization in Conducting and Instrumentation for Wind Orchestra at the conservatories of Frosinone and Bologna. He majored in conducting with Maestro Jo Conjaerts (NL) and took part in master-classes at the Panula Academy in Helsinki with Maestro J. Panula and at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese with Maestro F. Creux. Mainly engaged in the educational environment and wind music, he conducts, since 2009, the Wind Orchestra "Città di Ferentino". With the same he obtained prestigious awards at international competitions such as the "Flicorno d'Oro" in Riva del Garda (TN) and the "WMC" in Kerkrade (NL) also winning special mentions for the conduction. He regularly gives concerts in important festivals and music festivals, he recorded CDs and performed Italian and absolute premieres of original pieces for wind band. His recordings have been reproduced in Rai Radio Classica and Rai Radio 3. He is called to the jury of wind band performance and composition competitions, as a guest conductor and in training courses for conductors as teacher. His activity as conductor-arranger-composer ranges in different musical fields allowed him collaborations with artists of national and international fame including
Antonella Ruggiero, Hamii Stewart, Enzo De Caro, Vanessa Gravina, Raffaello Simeoni, Ensemble Micrologus, Musica Nuda, Oblivion, Tosca, Gabriele Mirabassi, Andrea Giuffredi, Marco Toro, Katrina Marzella, Moni Ovadia, Silvia Mezzanotte, Allen Vizzutti, David Riondino, Steven Mead e many others. He is constantly engaged in the enhancement of the original repertoire for band both as conductor and reviewer of important pages of the Italian twentieth century. His works are published by Scomegna, Baton Music and Accademia 2008 and are performed regularly in Italy and abroad as well as presented as obligatory pieces in wind band competitions.