Salvatore Nogara, born in Palermo on April 16, 1972, graduated with a degree in tuba performance from the Conservatory of Music "Antonio Scontrino" of Trapani. Since 2001, he has conducted the Wind Band "Città di Cefalù" in the Norman town of the same name; moreover, from 2002 to 2005, he conducted the Wind Band "Angelo Tornabene" of Gratteri (Palermo), and from 2004 to 2013 the Wind Band "Giovanni Paolo II" of Aliminusa (Palermo). He teaches music education at the music school of the Wind Band "Gioacchino Rossini" of Montemaggiore Belsito (Palermo), which is led by the conductor and composer Nunzio Ortolano, with whom Nogara has had a long-lasting collaboration. He participated in various seminars and masterclasses in wind band instrumentation and conducting held by Nunzio Ortolano and Bernardo Adam Ferrero. An emerging composer of great sensitivity, he displays a range of different musical genres; his compositions are characterized by the presence of large melodies in contrapuntal style. Since 2012, his musical works have been published exclusively by Edizioni Musicali Scomegna and are recorded by the Orchestra Fiatinsieme of Turin conducted by Enea Tonetti.