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Rocco Parisi - International Soloist in Clarinet and Bass Clarinet; Professor at the Antonio Vivaldi Conservatory in Alessandria, Italy
He has been the winner of various international competitions, including T.I.M. Rome, the Orpheus Prize in Antwerpen, and the Concorso Internazionale di Stresa. Parisi took part in Giuseppe Garbarino’s masterclasses at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena for four years, each year gaining a special grant, and earning at the end of the four years a Diploma of Honor. Maestro Garbarino subsequently asked Parisi to become his assistant at the Academy.
As a soloist he has performed in several foreign countries
(Germany, Turkey, Portugal,
China, France, Switzerland, Spain) and at prestigious venues: Basklarinetdagen Gent,
Strobel Studio Freiburg, Centrum Sztuki Wspolczenej Warsaw, Music Academyof
Kracow, UHR kleinersaal Leipzig, Lisbon Music Conservatory and the Beijing
Central Conservatory, “Festival Cervantino” Mexico.
He was invited by the International Association to give concerts and
at the world clarinet convention in New Orleans and was invited to give concerts
at the ICA convention in Stockholm and Salt Lake City.
The RAI, BRT, and WDR are just a few of the many radio and television stations to have recorded Rocco Parisi
He has performed as bass clarinetist with a number of Italian orchestras, such as Giovanile Italiana of Fiesole, the “Arturo Toscanini” of Parma, the Orchestra da Camera of Padua, Orchestra Sinfonica “G. Verdi” of Miland and RAI O.S.N. (Italian Radio Television National Symphony Orchestra). Parisi has recorded CDs for labels Taukay, Stradivarius, DDT, Nuova Era, and AOC Classic – Edizioni Leonardi.
He his currently professor of clarinet and bass clarinet at the Conservatorio “Antonio Vivaldi” in Alessandria.
Agendas and Performance and Teaching Philosophy
Message from Rocco Parisi
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Activities Past and Future
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