antonio ciacca pianista jazz

A successful, multifaceted career as a Senior Arts Administrator and internationally
renowned Jazz Pianist,
• Director level performing arts management experience: track record for budget
oversight, artistic Composer and Bandleader development, program planning, and strategic
marketing both in major and outlying cities and venues
• Acclaimed jazz educator with extensive teaching credentials and a successful individualized
pedagogical approach
• Highly esteemed jazz arts consultant and advisor, working internationally and in the United
States

Education

• Bologna Conservatory, Bologna, Italy Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Music
(2001 – 2004)
• Studied jazz arranging and composing with Andy Farber
• Participated in African-American musicology master with Professor Marcello Piras in Siena,
Italy
• Participated in master classes with Kenny Barron and Bobby Watson at Wayne State
University, Detroit, MI 1993
• Jazz piano with Jackie Byard and Barry Harris, NYC 1999-2007
• Attended workshops with Academy Award-winning composer Luis Bacalov 2003
• Semester in Business Administration – Fordham University, New York 2007

• Present studies conducting with Maestro Tiziano Severini in Milan, Italy and counterpoint
with Paolo Marchettini from the Manhattan School of Music.
• Currently studying for a Master Degree in Jazz performance at City College in NYC
• Currently studying Instrumental Conducting at Julliard.