Masterclass with Milton Masciadri
Friday 15 April 2016
Recital Hall West
Level 1, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Sydney Conservatorium of Music offers you the opportunity to attend a masterclass with acclaimed double bassist, Milton Mascriadri. You are invited to witness him working with talented students, workshopping techniques to perfect their craft in an ‘open lesson’ format.
Milton Masciadri is Professor of Double Bass at the University of Georgia, where he has been a member of the music faculty since 1984. Representing the third generation of double bassists in his family. Masciadri is a frequent recitalist and soloist with major symphony orchestras in Europe, Asia, North America, Central America and South America. He has presented master classes at such musical institutions as The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Paris Conservatoire, Guildhall School of Music in London, Moscow Conservatory, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires National Conservatory, and Milan Conservatorio among many others. Dr. Masciadri’s solo performances have taken place at many internationally renowned concert venues including New York’s Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall,“La Fenice” Opera House in Venice, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Municipal Theater of Sao Paulo.
In 2009, Dr Masciadri received the title of Distinguished University Professor of the University of Georgia, the first faculty member in the fine arts to be so honored in 62 years and he also holds the title of “Accademico” of the Accademia Filarmonica in Bologna, Italy, in 1998 was designated an UNESCO Artist for Peace. In 2011, he received the Knighthood honor of the designation of Il Cavaglieri di San Marco in Venice. In 2015, Masciadri was Awarded the Leonardo da Vinci World Award for the Arts by the World Cultural Council, the first musician to receive the award since its inception.
- Free, bookings not required.