NAME: Laura Simionato
BACKGROUND:pianist diploma at the Castelfranco Veneto Conservatorium, conductor diploma at the Padova Conservatorium, diploma in conducting at the Santa Cecilia Conservatorium
ACTION/SECTOR: Culture and Sport
POSITION: Orchestra Conductor
My Background and Career
I was born in Treviso, I ganed a pianist diploma at the Castelfranco Veneto Conservatorium,at the same time I have performed in duo and trio ensembles.I won he “Città di Albenga” and “Città di Osimo” competitions in the four hands category. I also obtained a choir music and conductor diploma at the Padova Conservatorium. Based in Rome where I studied composing with Teresa Procaccini, I gained a diploma in conducting at the Santa Cecilia Conservatorium.
I conducted many orchestras, both chamber and symphonic: the roman Conservatorium Orchestra “Santa Cecilia”, the “Roma Simphonia”, the “Nuova Amadeus”, the female orchestra “Italian Opera Company”, the “Women in Music” ensemble and I'm chief conductor and manager of the ensemble “Le Muse”.
Recently I was invited at V Cultural Week and European Cultural Heritage Days. For Italian Culture Ministry I directed the Christmas Concert with the Handel Messiah.
In the year 2000 I was awarded the special prize “European Personality” by the European Centre for Turism, Sport and Entertainment and the roman Council of Culture for I work as a conductor.
Among the different skills, in addition to that of course the music, I would also possess managerial skills, organizational communication.