March 6, 2014
- International maestro Filippo Salemmi returns to Carroll
University as a special guest conductor of the Wind Symphony on
concert, which also features Carroll’s Jazz Ensemble, begins at
8 p.m. in the Shattuck Music Center, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha.
This event is free and open to the public.
maestro, who is music director of the City Band of Bevagna in
Italy, first visited Carroll University in April 2013. He and
Lawrence Dale Harper, professor of music, participated in an
exchange where each directed the other’s ensembles.
will direct Carroll’s Wind Symphony in performances of
“Pageant” by Vincent Persichetti, “October” by Eric
Whitacre and “Three Dances of Enchantment” by Luigi Zaninelli.
Jazz Ensemble is directed by Peter Lange, and will be joined by
Carroll choirs for the theme from “New York, New York,” and a
medley of some of the beloved music of Duke Ellington Orchestra.
1987, Salemmi has conducted the symphonic wind band, city of
Bevagna, and the municipal school of music, N. Maurizi, in Bevagna,
where he teaches chamber music, clarinet, composition and music
theory. He also conducts the symphonic wind band, city of Norcia,
and the school of music, A. Bartoloni, in Norcia. Additionally,
Salemmi is conductor of the Youth Wind Orchestra of Umbria and a
stage orchestral project organized by the Region of Umbria with
young musicians ages 14 to 20.
has conducted numerous concerts in France, Luxembourg, Austria,
Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Spain, and the United
State (Stanford University, Drexel University, Philadelphia). He
also has conducted in prestigious festivals in Lecco, Palermo,
Comiso, Rome, Milan, Bergamo and Siena.
has the distinction of curating and directing the recording of
“Royal March” of G. Gabetti, performed by the Symphonic Wind
Band of Bevagna. This piece was featured on the soundtrack of the
film, “Life is Beautiful,” by Roberto Benigni, winner of three
more information about the concert, contact the Carroll Music
Office at 262-524-7182 or firstname.lastname@example.org