SUBJECT OF THE COURSE: free choice repertoire
COURSE DURATION: 23.07 – 29.07.2021
AUDITION: 23.07.2021 at 10.00 p.m.
Marco Pierobon has performed as a soloist with the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Vienna Kammerkonzert, I virtuosi del Teatro alla Scala, the Max-Plank-Philharmonie München, the Junge Philharmonie Salzburg, Marchigiana Philharmonic, and with the Symphony Orchestras of Mantua, Bolzano, Vicenza, and Sanremo.
He won first prize in the international competitions of Passau, Germany and Imperia and Aqui Terme, Italy. From 1999 to 2002 he was principal trumpet of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra, and from 2003 to 2008 he was principal trumpet of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Orchestra. He has collaborated as principal trumpet with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Filarmonica della Scala Orchestra.
Pierobon has worked with conductors Zubin Mehta, Isaac Karabtchevsky, Etienne Siebens, Friedrich Heider, Guenther Neuhold, and Ralph Gothoni. He has also performed works dedicated to him him by composers Giancarlo Aquilanti, Angelo Sormani, Giuseppe Bonafine, and Michele Mangani.
In 2014, he premiered Aquilanti’s Trumpet Concerto on tour with the Stanford Wind Symphony and that same year he made his conducting debut leading the Sanremo Symphony Orchestra and the Haydn Symphony Orchestra of Bolzano. In 2017 he conducted the Croatian National Theatre Orchestra Zagreb and the Orchestra da camera di Perugia.
Pierobon has released several instructional DVDs and solo recordings. Among them are: “Solo,” (2011, Marche Wine Orchestra with conductor Michele Mangani) “Nano Nano,” (2013, New Project Funk Orchestra) “The Golden Trump” (2015, Giovani Fiati Umbri with conductor Filippo Salemmi) “Made in Italy” (2015, Insubria Wind Orchestra with conductor Angelo Sormani) and “The Maestro” (2017, Orchestra di Fiati dell’Istituto Vecchi Tonelli di Modena e Carpi with conductor Massimo Bergamini).
Pierobon has held master classes in the United States, Argentina, Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Canada, England, Greece, Germany, Austria, and Italy. He has been a trumpet professor at the Bolzano Conservatory in Italy since 2007. He has recorded for Sony and EMI with the Accademia di Santa Cecilia under the direction of Antonio Pappano. As a member of the Gomalan Brass Quitnet, he has performed throughout the world and recorded four CDs and two DVDs for Summit Records and Naxos.
Pierobon is Yamaha Performing Artist and Wedge Mouthpiece Endorsing Artist and plays exclusively on Yamaha instruments and Wedge mouthpieces.
He currently lives in the countryside near Parma with his wife Francesca, violinist and music teacher, two sons, Biagio and Amelia, and two dogs, Otello and Violetta.