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Classic Accordion


Claudio has begun the accordion's study with Luigi Montefiore and Dante Simonelli; then he specialized in modern accordion, in arrangement and improvisation with Renzo Ruggieri. He graduated in classical accordion from the Conservatory of Foggia "U.Giordano" under the leading figure of Massimiliano Pitocco; he graduated in "Teaching Music" from the Conservatory "L. D'Annunzio" of Pescara and he also graduated in Music (Interpretative and compositive address) from the Conservatory "A.Casella" of Aquila with Dario Flammini. He specialized with Max Bonnay, Cesare Chiacchieretta, Frederic Dechamps, Joseph Moreno, Adriano Ranieri, Annibale Ribaudengo and Mika Vaynye. He won many international competitions, including Recanati, Morro D'Oro, Acquasparta, Ascoli Piceno, Piombino, Latina. It has been the founder and the artistic director with Renzo Ruggieri of the "Accordion Art Festival". He tourned in Italy, France,Switzerland and Germany. Now he has different musical projects, rancing from the classical music to the world music. He's called to preside at the jury of the most important competitions in Italy and he carries out a strong didactic work.
Collaborations: Jo Di Tonno, Lino Banfi, the "Choral group Braga" of Giulianova, the University of Teramo and the society "Primo Riccitelli" of Teramo.


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