Andrea is a contemporary and classical flutist who has collaborated with many artists around the world. He has performed over 200 prime esecuzioni from Ludovico Einaudi to Carlo Boccadoro, from Fabrizio De Rossi to Evan Ziporyn.. The music range that formed and influenced him goes from classical to new experimental languages, to electronics and minimalism. He has been dedicating himself to new contemporary music. He trained with many flutists as Severino Gazzelloni (Chigiana Academy 1986 and 87), R.Fabbriciani, M. Larrieu, A.Persichilli, M.Ancillotti and during the summer courses with Darmsatdt.
He studied theology at the Theological Institute of Assisi
He has collaborated with several artists including:David Riondino, Dacia Maraini, Franco Battiato, Antonella Ruggiero, Ludovico Einaudi, Roberto Cacciapaglia, Cecilia Chailly, Ciro Scarponi, Javier Girotto, Raffaello Simeoni, Markus Stockhausen, Fabrizio Ottaviucci, Nicola Alesini, Luciano Biondini, James Twyman, Roberto Caccipaglia, Juru Camisasca, Vincenzo Zitello, Evan Ziporyn, the coreographer Jacqulyn Buglisi, Rohan De Saram and Daniele Roccato. We also remember performaces as the one for the 20 years of Fondazione Menhuin di Madrid per Reina Sophia, Pechino UCAS University e Huangshan, Cracovia Sacra ed alla Dante Alighieri di Berna.
Financed by IMAIE, he collaborated with institutions as CEMAT Sonora, SIMC ( Società italiana Musica Contemporanea), Raitrade, ISCM, USCB (compositori bulgari), LICA (Long Islands composers Alliance NY), BCF (Baltimore Composers Forum) and he had concerts collaborating with important italian institutions (Nuova Consonanza, Musica Verticale, Accademia Filarmonica Romana, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Goethe Institute, Teatro Vascello, Amici della Musica di Perugia, Spazio Musica di Cagliari, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Teatro Ghione, a Milano al Teatro Dal Verme, Spazio Tadini, Teatro di Porta Romana, Teatro Litta Spazio No’hma, Spazio Oberdan, Festival di Palinuro, Spoleto festival and Todi Arte Festival).
We remember esibitions at Lincoln Center di New York, Roy Thomson Hall of Toronto, Gestaig of Monaco,Kings Place of Londra, Teatro San Pedro of Porto Alegre , Accademia Sibelisu of Helsinki, and also others at: Parigi, Stoccolma, Praga, Bratislava, Sofia (Music and relations), Plovidv ( Bulgaria) Budapest, Gent (Belgio Logos Foundation), Zagabria (Biennale di musica contemporanea), Rijeka, Miami (New Music Festival), Lexington(Kentucky New Music Festival) Germania(Fulda, Ingolstadt, Heidelberg, Friburgo, Monaco, Wurzburg, Bamberg) Consulate of Montecarlo, Spain, Slovakia, Belarus, Africa (Nairobi, Addis Abeba, Brasil(San Paolo, Porto Alegre ), tour Canada (Roy Thomson Hall di Toronto e Montreal), United States( San Francsico Shrine of Saint Francis, University of Georgia, Florida Int. University, Missouri State University, University of Kentucky, Southern Mississippi University, New York University, Hartford University, Colorado College, Wesleyan College, Goucher College di Baltimora, Nazareth College Rochester, Haveford College Philadelphia, Grand Valley State University, Francis Marion University South Carolina, New York Lica, New York Lincoln Center, Greenwich House in NY, Italian Cultural Centre of Westchester NY, Baltimore Composers Forum, Washington Bulgarian Embassy ), Louvre of Paris 2017,Russia (Mosca Teatro Scriabin and San Pietroburgo), Cina 2019.
Soloist with orchestras as “International orchestra of Italy”, “Sitate symphony of Khmelnitsky”, two times soloist at Sala Nervi (Aula Paolo VI) in Vatican celebrating 50 years of Hiroshma and for the charity of Mother Teresa, he took concert for the television (Raiuno and Raidue), he made registrations for Rai International, Radio New York, Radio Sofia, Rai Radiouno and Rai Radiotre, Radio Vaticana, Radio Popolare, RAI Filodiffusione.
He collaborates with magazines as Falaut, Syrinx, Classicaonline, who also reviwed and interviewed him, as also did La Stampa, La Nazione, Famiglia Cristiana, Avanti, Open ecc.
He recorded more then 20 titles of Cds with Amiata, Raitrade, Tweedle, Rara, LP of Sofia, VDM Roma, Videoradio, Mep beyond BMG/Ricordi and Edipan.
He took masterclasses at many american universities, Brasile Universidad de Sancta Maria in Porto Alegre, Bielorussia Accademia Musicale Minsk, National University of Bucarest.
he plays the whole family of flutes
He published in 2010 in Spain for the Dasi Flute, the method for the contemporary flaute “Flauta hoi”.
He recorded Flute Fantasy with the Flipper Music in 2019.
His classic-cultured formation opens to the contemporary music in his most eclectic formas, with influences that go from american minimalist currents (Reich,Riley), to the elecrtoacustic sound, to the free improvisation of Stockhausen, to the music as means of comunicationfrom the research of the sound to the italian neo-romantic to experiences of linnguistic crossover, collaborating with artists as jacqulyn Buglisi dance company,,Evan Ziporyn,Franco Battiato, Antonella Ruggero, Nicola Alesini, Raffaele Costantino e DJ Knuf, Vincenzo Zitello, Luciano Biondini, Ludovico Einaudi,Roberto Cacciapaglia, Javier Girotto, Raffaello Simeoni, Cecilia Chailly, David Riondino, Dacia Maraini, Vladimir Luxuria.He has always update himself to all expression of music and art in his general meaning. During the time he grew different interests, that go from the improvisation of music and his relation with the image, to the studies of music and spirituality .
Decisive for his musical-humanistic formation were the theology studies he mad in Assisi (1984-88)and of philosophy of the music, his friendship with F.Battiato, A.Ballista e D.Lorenzini, and the attendance of areas as
the Eufonia, the Ectomusica,the intuitive music of Stockhausen,the schools of Gurdjieff, the tibetan Buddhism, the nada yoga, sufism, anthroposophy, psychosynthesis, etc. taking siminaries and broadcasts on music and spirituality (Radio Vaticana 2000)
He plays the whole family of the flautes, mainly on his projects and in different formations even of different musical extraction.
He completed his studies at the Conservatory of Perugis.
After he has perfected himself with some of the most important and prestigious flutist of the italian and international panorama:S. Gazzelloni (Accademia Chigiana of Siena, 1985-87), M. Ancillotti (Fiesole), R. Fabbriciani (Accademia Pescarese 1991), A. Persichilli, M. Larrieu, M. Faust, M. Kessick, and also S. Palm and L. Andriessen for the contemporary and chamber music, and collaboration with M.Stockhausen. In 1990 he takes part of the summer courses of Darmstadt.
He took part, as a solist, to broadcasts tv as Concerto for Pace 1995 in Sala Nervi in Vatican City (Raidue) and – together with Antonella Ruggiero – to th Concerto for the Epiphany 2001 (Raiuno) – the the concert “Omaggio a S.S.Giovanni Paolo II” in Castelgandolfo in 2005 on RAIUNO.
Awarded in Stresa in 1988 for contemporary music, for years he has been dedicating himself to the realization of many fisrt performances of italian and foreigners authors: Antonioni, Anzaghi, Baggiani, Baratello, Batzner, Battista, Bazan, Bedetti, Beggio, Betta, Bianchini, Blatti, Bonetti Amendola, Browning, Cattaneo, Ceccarelli, Cocco, Coen, Cresta, Cardi, chessa, D’Alfonso, D’Amico, D’Antò, De Rossi Re, Di Scipio, Del Corno, Deall, Ermirio, Einaudi, Guyard, Fellegara, Ferrante, Festa, Fiorini, Francia, Fioltei, Fontemaggi, Garau, Garcia, Gentile, Geminiani,Ghezzo, Giani Luporini, Giri, Giannetti, Gottfried, L.Gregoretti, Jung, Oblak , Kim, Kirst, Klein, Kyung, Kim, Lee, Lorenzini, Lucidi, Luck, Marocchini, McFarlen, Mendoza, Muratore, Newman, Nieder, Pappalardo, Pagotto, Pavkovic,Pavia, Pedini, Perez, Perugini, Piacentini,Pianciola, Piva, Podio, Porena, Porro, Pudlak, Reiner, Rendine, Romani, Rosato, Rossi, Sato, Santoboni, Saladino, Santucci, Silvestrini, Sush, Sbacco, Scolnic, Simoni, Sollazzi, Tamburini, Troiani, Talmelli , Taglietti, Taskov, Vacca, Vandor, Williams, Zaimov, Zyporin,
He took concerts collaborating with important italian institutions (Nuova Consonanza, Musica Verticale, Amici della Musica di Perugia, Spazio Musica di Cagliari, Festival Nuovi Spazi Musicali Roma, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Teatro Ghione, Goethe Institute, Teatro Vascello,Milano, Teatro di Porta Romana, Teatro Litta,Spazio Oberdan,Spazio Tadini, teatro No’mha), Festival di Palinuro, Spoleto Fesival e Todi festival, Rivegauche-Torino ecc.) and abroad, both as a solist and in chamber formations. Outside Italy we remember: Parigi, Stoccolma, Helsinki (Accademia Sibelius), Londra ( Kings Place), Praga, Bratislava, Gent (Logos Foundation), Zagabria (Biennal of contemporary music), Miami (New Music Festival), tourneè in Germany (Fulda, Ingolstadt, Friburgo,Monaco, Bamberg, wurzburg), Spagna, Bielorussia, Slovacchia, Africa, Sudamerica, Canada (solist with the International Orchestra of Italy at Roy Thomson Hall of Toronto and inMontreal) and United States (Lincoln Center in New York, San Francisco Shrine of Saint Francis,University of Georgia, Florida Int University, New York University, Hartford University, Colorado College, Georgia University, Wesleyan College e Goucher College di Baltimora, Nazareth College Rochester NY, Grand Valley State University) Africa (Addis Abeba, Nairobi), Teatro San Pedro di Porto Alegre).
His performances and musics had been used in Theater “La fiaccola sotto il moggio” directed by M.Belli and on the video made about Enzo Cucchi by G. Brintrup.
He collaborated with different ensembles and Orchestras including the International Orchestra of Italy, the Italian Orchestra of Cinema, Cimarron Ensemble, Arisanat Furieux Ensemble.
Ha recorded for the record companies BMG/Ricordi, Amiata Records (New Music Master, The Celestine Suite), Edipan (italian contemporary music), Tweedle (“Il tempo del sogno”, “Il Cantico delle Creature”), Rara ( beyond and Orpheus), VDM ( AMerica), LP (Dialoghi), UCB, Videoradio (Sofa) and made radio recordings for Rai Radiouno and Radiotre, Radio Popolare and Radio Vaticana, Radio New York.
Some of his solists interpretations had been transmitted alson on the fifth Rai channel.
He also collaborates with Raitrade for the promotion of contemporary music.
He took masters and sminars on flaute, and on music as formation and comunication at Conservatories and italian cities (University of Perugia, University of Roma 3) and American Universities (University of Georgia, University of Mississippi, Nazareth College Rochester, Grand Valley State University), In Brasile (Porto Alegre Universda Sancta Maria) Bielorussia (Accademia in Minsk).
He writes on the flaute magazines “Falaut” and “Syrinx” and on “Classicaonline”
Beyond being an interpreter, he is also a musical manager and artistic director taking care of the following manifestation: Scatola Sonora (Assisi – Perugia from 1989 to 1992),concert of Severino Gazzelloni (Assisi november 1991),concert of Franco Battiato (Messa Arcaica – Assisi 1993), concert of Sting (1997) “Festival Assisi Musiche” from 1997 to 2002 International Festival of Peace (artistic direction 1996), Derutestate 1999-2000, Festival Genius Loci , “Il soffio degli Dei” – I Summit del flauto, Perugia settember 2001, and founded the society “Keysound” of music for comunication.
He his the founder and the artistic director of “Assisi Suono Sacro”, of Keysound and of Baton for Peace.