ABOUT THE ARTIST
He began his studies in 2001 following drum and percussion lessons with the teacher Barbara Tomasin.
He followed this path for 6 years, above all perfecting his approach to percussion.
He has obtained several certificates at the Dante Agostini Drum School Paris directed by Maestro Adolfo Dal Forno.
In the meantime he follows a course in Cajón percussion and he deepens his study by graduating from the iPlayPercussion school with Maestro Leonardo Di Angilla.
He approaches the electronic pads to expand his knowledge and his set and also begins to approach the Gary Chaffee method by following private drum lessons with Maestro Pier Paolo Ferroni.
You have deepened the study of brushes following the Brushes course with Maestro Mauro Beggio through the iPlayDrums portal.
She also attended the „WizDom“ course at Dom Famularo Drum School Italy with Maestro Massimo Russo and participated in the MasterClass with Dom Famularo himself.
You have assisted and participated in various Clinics carried out by professionals in the sector, both compatriots and worldwide.
He has performed and continues to perform in many Live concerts (drums / percussion sets), with various formations and various musical genres and has had various experiences in the recording studio. In October 2018 he played at the International Silent Film Festival (Le Giornate del Cinema Muto 37) in Pordenone at the Verdi Theater with the San Marco Orchestra and directed by Maestro Philip Carli in the film „Captain Salvation“ and by Maestro Mark Fitz- Gerald in the film „Le joueur d’échecs“. In October 2019 he played at the International Silent Film Festival (Le Giornate del Cinema Muto 38) in Pordenone at the Verdi Theater with the San Marco Orchestra and directed by Maestro Timothy Brock in the film „The Kid (Il monello)“ by Charles Chaplin and by Maestro Günter A. Buchwald in the film „Oblomok Imperii (A fragment of an empire)“ and in the film „The Kid“ by Charles Chaplin.
In May 2020 he recorded drums, glockenspiel and congas for the virtual orchestra conducted by Maestro Mike Applebaum with the piece „Esseri humans“ by Marco Mengoni and rearranged for the project „Fill the silence“ with, on vocals, Amii Stewart.
In January 2021 he played in the recording of the film „Casanova“ with the San Marco Orchestra for the International Silent Film Festival under the direction of Maestro Günter A. Buchwald, world premiere recording which foresees the release of the DVD, and in the various digital platforms, in the course of the year 2022 (film restructured by the French Cinemacoteca in Paris). In October 2021 he played at the International Silent Film Festival (The Days of Silent Cinema 40) in Pordenone at the Verdi Theater with the San Marco Orchestra and directed by Maestro Günter A. Buchwald in the film „Casanova“ (a film restructured by the Cinemacoteca French of Paris).
In October 2021 he enters as an endorser for Schagerl Drums, www.schagerlitalia.com/artisti.
He had the honor of performing in various concerts with Musicians / Singers / Comedians such as:
Roberto Fabbriciani (Ennio Morricone, …), Paolo Belli (Bicycle Thieves, Sanremo Festival, Dancing with the stars, TV presenter, …), I Papu (Zelig, Colorado Cafè Live, Quelli che il calcio, …), Iskra Menarini (Lucio Dalla, …), Amii Stewart, Serena Rizzetto (I leave you a song, Notre Dame De Paris, Riccardo Cocciante, … ), Maurizio Solieri (Vasco Rossi, ..), Alberto Rocchetti (Vasco Rossi, ..), Andrea Innesto (Vasco Rossi, ..), Claudio Golinelli (Vasco Rossi, ..), Diego Spagnoli (Stage Manager / Director of Stage / Technical Coordinator / Performer by Vasco Rossi, ..), Ricky Portera (Lucio Dalla, ..), Federico Poggipollini (Ligabue, ..), Stefano Forcella (Modà), Diego Arrigoni (Modà), …
He has collaborated and collaborates with the „Società Musicale Orchestra e Coro San Marco – OCSM“ of Pordenone coordinated by Maestro Federico Lovato, with the „Associazione Musicale Gabriel Fauré“ directed by Maestro Emanuele Lachin, with the „Tiepolo Brass Orchestra“ coordinated by Maestro Diego Cal and with the „NuArt Events show production and entertainment design agency“.
Thanks to the continuous and many years dedicated to studies, love for the instrument and music, today he is a teacher at the „NAM Laboratori Musicali“ in Azzano Decimo (PN), the „Società Filarmonica 1873“ in Roveredo in Piano (PN) ) and at the „E. Fermi „of Roveredo in Piano (PN) with the musical learning course“ Crescendo con la Musica „.
Michele De Conti
- Schagerl Snare Drum: Antares 14×5 RAWSchagerl Drum Set: 10×8 / 14×14 /16×16 / 22×18
Finish: RAW-Lacquered – Black