He was born in Marano Principato (CS) on 18/03/1975. She graduated in 2003 at the Conservatory “N. Piccinni “in Bari under the guidance of M ° Luigi Morleo with the highest praise praise and special mention for the drum technique; in Jazz Music with M ° Nicola Pisani at the Conservatory of Music “S. Giacomantonio “in Cosenza. He graduated from the 2nd Degree Academic Diploma (DM137-2007) at the Music Conservatory “F. Torrefranca “by Vibo Valentia; He is also a graduate of Political Science at the University of Calabria.

He has been perfected with Alfredo Golino (Battery), NJZivkovic, Jean Jeoffory (Marimba), Ney Rosauro (Vibraphone), Marta Klimasara, Peter Sadlo (Multipercussion). He has deepened the orchestral repertoire with Mike Quinn (Boston Sinphony, Teatro alla Scala) and Michael Rosen (Oberlin Conservatory); Timpani with A. Buonomo; Folk Percussions and Drums Framed with Davide Torrente.

He has been awarded with numerous national and international competitions, including: Drum Open Competition (FE), AMA Calabria (CZ), Musical Waves (Taranto), Humanitarian Society (MI), TIM, France MusicAtri European Competition ), Ars Nova (TE), Don Matteo Colucci (BR), Ibla Grand Prix Competition (New York) and many more.

He has prestigious collaborations with several Orchestra Directors including: P. Bellugi, PG Morandi, L. Quadrini, P. Maag, G. Tournaire, C.Palleschi, R.Ortolani, M.Bufalini, L. Wagner and numerous arias .

He is the first percussionist of the Orchestra of the Province of Catanzaro but has collaborated and still collaborates with the Orchestra of Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, the Symphony Orchestra of the RAI-TV, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Cosenza, the Orchestra of the Theater Communal “F. Cilea “by Reggio C., Orchestra” Roma-Sinfonietta “and the Jazz Orchestra of the Conservatory” S. Giacomantonio “in Cosenza.

He has collaborated with several artists of the “light” Italian music scene including: Petra Magoni, Mimmo Locasciulli, Francesco Baccini, Davide De Marinis, Carlotta, Rossana Casale, Antonella Ruggiero, Milva and Paolo Vallesi.

He has performed solo performances in several theaters and concert halls, including: Rome Music Park (Sala Petrassi, Sinopoli Hall), Shanghai Concert Hall, Beijng University Hall, Guangzhou Concert Hall, Hefey Opera House, Theater Mancinelli di Orvieto, Teatro “A.Rendano” in Cosenza, Teatro Ariston di Sanremo, Teatro Angioino di Mola di Bari, Teatro Municipal de Tarascon (France), International Theater Frankfurt (Germany), Kinsborough Community College Brooklyn Frescoes of Milan, Castello di Duino (TS), Auditorium “S.Chiara” Trento, Salone Gaffurio di Lodi, Auditorium of Infiorata di Genzano (Rome) Teatro Grandinetti of Lamezia Terme (CZ), Auditorium “Vallisa” Bari, Auditorium “S .Bernardino “Rossano (CS), Auditorium-Chiostro” S.Chiara “Foggia, Teatro Umberto di Lamezia Terme (CZ), Teatro Politeama di Catanzaro etc.

He plays in Duo with percussionist Attilio Terlizzi (Moter Duo), and pianist Giusy Caruso.

He is part of the Wharol Percussion Quartet and the Grooveria Percussion Ensemble , where he plays the role of director and soloist. He has several collaborations with jazz like Sandro Satta, Nicola Pisani, Attilio Zanchi, Ettore Fioravanti, Marco Sannini, Giuseppe Spagnoli, Felice Mezzina, Egidio Ventura and others.

He recorded for Sarx Records, Papageno Editore, Wide Sound, Phoenix-Classics and Vatican Radio, where he played in the world of live radio interviews in April 2009.

Since 2006 she is a tutor of drum and percussion jazz courses at the Music Conservatory “S. Giacomantonio “in Cosenza.

In 2006, he received the ARTI Award from MIUR, the Best Percussionist of the Italian Conservatives.

He has many articles and reviews on newspapers and magazines in the industry, as well as news agencies including: ADN Kronos, Journal of the South, Calabrian News, Tomorrow, Playing News, Percussion, The Rest of Carlino, Republic, Classic Voice , The newspaper of Sicily, etc.

He is a teacher of Percussion Instruments at the “U.Gjordano” Conservatory of Rodi Garganico (FG).

Tarcisio MOLINARO is International Endorser for flat UFIP, PREMIER batteries, MEINL percussion and accessories.

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