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Master Class

Giampaolo Di Rosa, Ph.D. (Workshop in Improvisation for keyboard instruments )

Giampaolo Di Rosa, Ph.D. (Workshop in Improvisation for keyboard instruments )2009 Summer Music Festival
Workshop in Improvisation for keyboard instruments
Piano and organ: profiles interactive of improvisation
Workshop on the characteristics and providing theoretical and practical art of improvisation at the piano and organ

Giampaolo Di Rosa.

Pianist, Organist, Cembalist, Improvisor, Composer, Music Analyst, Professor
Musical studies under the tutorship of worldwide famous Professors of keyboard instruments. Holds the following Academic Diploms:
– Piano (under V. Buzzai, F. Di Cesare, Conservatorio Santa Cecilia Rome, Italy)
– Organ and Composition (under Mons. V. Miserachs, Conservatorio S. Pietro a Majella Naples, Italy)
– Early music for keyboard: Harpsichord Performance (under Glen Wilson, Würzburg School of Music, Germany)
 – Early music for keyboard : Pedagogy (under Glen Wilson, Würzburg School of Music, Germany)
 – Master in Organ (under G. Kaunzinger, Würzburg School of Music)
 – PhD in Music - Theorie and Analysis (under PhD Joao Pedro Oliveira, School of Arts - University of Aveiro, Portugal)
At Jean Guillou’s invitation, he studied with him at St. Eustache in Paris.
As a composer, he has developed an autonomous approach to the art of improvisation, which he performs in concert. Thanks to the improvisation and the collaboration of several composers who have accepted writing for G. Di Rosa, he has done a remarkable amount of innovative experiments in chamber music: marimba and organ, recorder and organ, and the Ensemble “IL CONCERTO ARIOSO” (recorder and keyboards) for early and modern music.Having already given concerts in several European countries, plays the whole repertoire of each time, until XX and XXI century.
In year 2006 G. Di Rosa played in Rom the complete Mozart’s piano sonatas. Several of his concerts have been recorded in CD and DVD. As a pianist, organist, and cembalist, Improvisation and Early Music (Iberian Organ in particular) are increasingly part of his interests.
G. Di Rosa is co-founder and  Art director of the international organ Festival “OTTOBRE ORGANISTICO” in Aprilia, Italy, where he’s titular organist since 1986.
He is titular organist of the church at Oberthulba in Germany since 2006, here he organizes the international organ festival.
Since may 2007 he is titular organist of the great iberian organs of the Cathedral in Braga and he is organist ad honorem of the church at the High Seminary in Oporto and music advisor for the Order SCMG in Guimaraes.
Researches and teaches Organ, Improvisation and Analysis at the School of Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University of Oporto.
He is appointed in 2008 as titular organist and art director at the Portuguese National Church in Rom.

Teacher : Giampaolo Di Rosa, Ph.D.
Date : Friday 17 July 2009
Time schedule : 10.00-13.30 I modulo, 15.00-18.30 II modulo
Ending date for applications : July 11
Place : Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta - Lugnano in Teverina (Terni)
Final concert of improvisations for piano and organ on tema:
Friday July 17 h. 21.30 Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta
Soloist: Giampaolo Di Rosa
- Context and concepts of improvisation
- Composition and musical forms
- The sound processing and the issue of timbre
- Practical aspects and style

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