Federico Ceriani – Piano – Graduated cum laude at the at the Giuseppe Verdi Music Conservatory in Como and achieved with honors his Master’s degrees in piano Federico was awarded in numerous national e international piano competitions and he developed his music skill attending music courses with such artists as Aldo Ciccolini, Nora Doallo, Joaquin Achucarro, Vincenzo Balzani, Leonel Morales, Marcella Crudeli and Marcello Abbado. Of great importance is his attendance at the courses held by Natalia Trull, at Moscow Conservatory “P.I. Tchaikovsky “, and by Vsevolod Dvorkin, at the “European Academy of Music” in Erba – Como.
He carries on an intense concert activity which makes him play in important italian and foreign venues. Among the performances to remember: the concerts at the Theatre and The University of Antalya (Turkey), the performing of the Mozart concerto K414 and Chopin n.2, the performing of “Totentanz” by Liszt, the solo recitals and chamber concerts held in Como at the theater “Carducci”, the collaborations with the Music Association “Dino Ciani” and “Radio Popolare” in Milan. He has been a member of juries in different National and International Music Competition.
Mario Milani – Accordion – He gained master degrees in piano and accordion at the Music Conservatories in Brescia and Pesaro and studied composition at the G.Verdi Music Conservatory in Como. Teacher of accordion at the L.Campiani Conservatory in Mantova, he received awards and prizes in important national and international competitions. He played as soloist with the Opera Kirov Orchestra of S.Pietroburgo directed by V.Gergiev and with “EnsembleQuattroCentoQuaranta” (Swiss), “Polis Orchestra della regione Calabria”, “I Musici Estensi”, the youth symphony orchestra “A.Lucchesi” and with “Solisti dell’orchestra della filarmonica Umbra” . He is conductor of the Small Orchestra Nuvolari (accordions, piano, cello ,double bass, percussion).He made several publications for accordion at the publishing houses Barbèn, Physa, Pagani Music, Rugginenti, Eufonia,AmeL-yss (Swiss). He recorded for Tv RAI 3, RADIO 3 Suite, Mediaset, Radio Svizzera Italiana and for RSI italian television in Switzerland.