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Giuseppe Di Bianco

Giuseppe Di Bianco

Giuseppe Di Bianco has emerged in recent years as one of the most compelling Italian choral composers of his generation. He holds degrees in Piano, Composition, Choral conducting and Music Didactics, graduating summa cum laude with distinction in Foreign Languages and Modern Literatures, with a post Lauream Degree at Rome University. His training include piano studies with György Sándor, compositional studies under Enrico Buondonno, advanced courses and workshops at Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena and Scuola di Musica of Fiesole (Florence) with Giacomo Manzoni, Salvatore Sciarrino, Luis de Pablo, and Peter Maxwell Davies.

Active as a pianist, teacher and composer, with a particular interest in choral composition, he has gained international recognition winning first prizes in many composition competitions, including 1st prize at the 13th International Trophy of Choral Composition Competition “Seghizzi,” and V International “Choir Laboratory, XXI Century” Competition of St. Petersburg, RU.

His choral music has been performed in Italy and abroad (Vatican City, France, Germany, Denmark, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Poland, Slovenia, Philippines, Russia, and the United States) and included in the main Festivals and choral competitions: International “Guido d’Arezzo” (I), 14th International Choral Competition “J. Gallus” - Maribor (SL); Rainbow St. Petersburg Choir Festival (RU), International Krakow Choir Festival “Cracovia Cantans” (P), etc.

He has been invited to serve as guest composer at the University of North Carolina and at the Fine Arts and Music University of Aichi, Japan. In 2013 Di Bianco was chosen for the “Invisible Cities Project,” an international composition project inspired by Italo Calvino’s book Le città invisibili. His choral compositions are published by Federcoritrentino and FENIARCO Ed. in Italy; by Композитор Publishing House, St. Petersburg.

He currently lives and works in Maiori on the enchanting Coast of Amalfi.

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