Country of origin: Italy
Antonia Sarcina was born in Trieste in 1963. She studied in Rome where she obtained her diplomas in piano, composition, band orchestration and orchestra conducting. At the age of ten years she began to write and play her own music during her concerts. Her catalogue of works includes: chamber music, symphonic pieces,bandistic works,church music,didactic music,pieces for the theatre,liric operas,trascriptions for band. Her works won prizes in important national and international composer’s competitions. Important societies as orchestra of Carlo Felice theatre,Donne in musica foundation,Certamen Vaticanum etc. have called her to write music for them.
She has conducted specially the military bands such as Carabinieri band,Guard Finance Band in Italy, Army band, Firemen band in Brasil, Welsh Guard band in U.K. Her name stays into a lot of web sites.
Her music are published by Bioritmo (Rome), Pagano (Naples), Berben (Ancona), ISNP (Reggio Calabria), Eurarte (Varenna), Sconfinarte (Brescia), Glissato (Lecce), Certosa Verlag (Germany). Some her works are recorded on CD by Pagano, Bioritmo, Eurarte, M.A.P. Her works are in many archives and libreries in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, America. She took part as member of jury in many national competitions. She is the first and only italian woman-conductor to have conducted the military bands in Italy. She has been full professor of band orchestration and band conducting at the N.Rota high music school in Monopoli (Bari) on 2001 since 2002, then on 2002 to 2007 at S.Pietro a Majella in Naples, on 2007 to 2010 at S.Cecilia in Rome. Now she teachs orchestration and Band conducting at L. Refice in Frosinone, at south from Rome. She has founded the “L.Refice” wind symphony orchestra which is conducting. On 2011 she is invited by the Music Academy in Maastricht (NL) for a masterclass about Italian bandistic original works. She has received, on october 2012, the nomination of conductor ad Honorem of the Bagnara Calabra wind orchestra where she has been to teach the orchestra conducting tecnique.
Title: 10 modern-style vocalizing for voice and piano
Cat.No.: MA 0010124