Annalisa - Sligo Feis Ceoil

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Annalisa Monticelli - Currenly  Assistant Lecturer repetiteur in DKIT Dundalk and Italian teacher and coach at the Royal Irish Academy of Dublin.
Annalisa was in Milazzo (Italy), she began studying the piano at the age of five, in Mar del Plata (Argentina. She was later accepted into the Luis Gianneo Music Conservatoire in Mar del Plata, where she studied with Eugenia Rozental. She started performing at the age of 10.
In 1997 she attained her degree in “ Formazione Basica “ in piano at the Conservatoire in Argentina and In the same year she moved to Italy in order to continue her studies at the “Arcangelo Corelli“ Music Conservatoire in Messina, under the tuition of maestro Nicolò Di Marco, attaining her Diploma in piano (Bachelo degree) with the highest possible marks.
Between 2000 and 2010 she has participated in recitals in Italy, Spain, Germany, Romania and Argentina, as a soloist and chamber pianist in duo with Eliana Russo, with Salvatore Passalacqua (Rai S.O), with the Trio Kalos, Trio Aulos, Messina Wind Orchestra, pianist Alba Sofia, in piano duo and with Prologo and Bel Canto ensemble (Soprano, tenor, baritone and piano). She performed with the Woodwind Orchestra and the Symphonic Orchestra from the Corelli Conservatoire performing at the Teatro Comunale di Vittoria (RG) at the Teatro Vittorio Emanuele in Messina and the Greek Theatre in Taormina and Recording as a Soloist with the Wind Ensemble the cd “Fantasia Romantica” produced by the recording company Scomegna (Turin).   She has also taken part in a piano Master Class, with the American pianist Alan Weiss, in Barcelona (Spain); a Specialization Course for Piano Accompanists with Maestro A. Averna, in Sinagra (Me), a special two-year Diploma in Chamber Music with Maestro Bruno Canino at the Accademia di Fiesole and  a avdance piano performance Diploma held by Maestro Daniel Rivera in Montopoli (Pisa). She has won chamber music prizes at various national and international competitions (Tutt'Arte, G.Campochiaro, Benedetto Albanese, ecc).
In 2006 she started working as a coach and repetiteor working for Gianluca Scimioni (Teatro Reggio di Torino’s first Trombone). In the summer of 2007 and 2008 she worked with Tenor Ugo Benelli as piano accompanist and coach, for an International Opera Course, and the production and performance of the Opera “Cenerentola”, "Don Giovanni" and "Barbiere di Siviglia" in Montalto Ligure. She also worked with american Soprano Rebecca Turner in Dublin (2009) performing in the John Field room of the Concert Hall.
IN 2009 she gained her Masters in Music Education and in 2010 the II Level Diploma in Piano performance at the Conservatoire in Messina, attaining the highest possible marks and first class honors and in May 2012 she gained a Master in Piano performance at Converse College, Petrie School of Music (Spartanburg, USA) with pianist Dr Douglas Weeks. As a first year student she won the young artist competition and in October 2011 she performed the L.V. Beethoven 3th Concerto with the Converse Symphony Orchestra. During the 3 years in the United States she had an intense musical activity as solo pianist, accompanist, pianist of the Converse Wind ensemble, Pianist and coach for "Tender Land", "Hansel and Gretel" and "Gondoliers", teacher for the Lawson academy and Coach for the Converse Opera, and Opera scenes. Also she attended master classes with Alon Goldstein (Israel), Joe Nakamatsu (New York), Tempest Trio (Israel), Ensemble Caprice (Canada). Back in Italy in July 2013 she performed with Alison Dalton (First violin’s section, Chicago Symphony) in Salina (ME) and performed a series of recitals and conferences named “Suoni dal Sudamerica”, always in Salina.
in June 2014 she was appointed principal accompanist for the First Annual Bassi Brugnatelli Symposium in Robbiate (lecco) for Singers and Conductors. She moved to Dublin in 2014 to work as repetiteur for the Rotal Irish Academy of Music. Since then, she has been in demand as an accompanist and chamber musician, performing in the National Concert Hall, The Abbey Theatre, Casthetown House, The Rds Concert Hall, And the Freemason's Hall, Dublin and in Leeds (UK). Recent engagements include two Cd releases (with Soprano Katy Kelly and the Naas Na Ri Singers) and a performance for the Lord Mayor of Dublin in the Mansion House.
in June 2016 Annalisa was accompanist for the composer's workshop and performed for the concert series of the Rostrevor Choral Festiva, with Morten Lauridsen Artist in residence, and in july 2017 she will be Co-director, accompanist, Italian coach and orchestra pianist for the 4th Symposium Bassi Brugnatelli, in Robbiate (Italy) Currenly Annalisa is Assistant Lecturer repetiteur in DKIT Dundalk and Italian teacher and coach at the Royal Irish Academy of Dublin.
Phone: 087 9602866
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