Country of origin: Italy
Born in 1985, Gianluca Castelli graduated with highest grades in Music Composition from Conservatorio G. Verdi in Torino. From the same institute he obtained the Diploma in Choral Music and Choir Conduction. He pursued his studies with M° A.Colla and is currently enrolled in the Aufbaustudium in Composition at R.Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf with M° Sanchèz-Verdù.
He also attended the composition and choir direction masterclass held by maestros A.Solbiati, A. Portera, N.Corti,L. Marzola, B.Zanolini, M.Makaroff. In 2011 he completed the three year course in choir conduction “Il respiro è già canto” held by M° D.Tabbia. Between 2009 and 2013 he has been artistic director of Eos Ensemble vocal octet with wich, in 2012, he attended the Kultursommer-Projekt “Jauchzet dem Hernn” held by J.Potter (former member of Hilliard Ensemble) and W. Schüßler. In such occasion he conducted the choir of the unified attending groups. He cooperates as composer, arranger and teacher with several associations and cooperatives in the Torino area such as Piccoli Cantori di Torino, Vociinnote, Cooperativa 3e60. In 2005 he graduated from the Cpm of Milano. In 2010 he won the second prize in the choir music composition contest “Dolci parole e care, Torino.
Title: Riflesso, for string quartet
Cat.No.: MA 0010242