I have the highest degree in Piano from Italy and a Master Degree in Piano from USA. I can play any style, anything to make the magic happen
I am a professional pianist from Italy. I am 44, and I have been working throughout the world in Hiltons, Hyatts, Sheratons and other 5 stars hotels as a pianist/performer. I have the highest degree in Piano from Italy and a Master's Degree in Piano performance from USA. Please check out my many videos on youtube, performing at the grand piano or at the Ax-Synth. Just type Andrea Spolti on youtube. Thanks Here the longer version :) PERSONAL BIODATA Name : Andrea Spolti Age : 44 DOB : 5th December 1971 Gender : Male Marital Status : Single, no kids Home Address : 1038 Spencer St. #304 Honolulu, HI 96822, USA Citizenship : Italian Email : [email protected]; Hobby : Sports, health, self improvement, spirituality, astrology, palm reading Written Ability : English, Italian (Native), Spanish Spoken Ability : English, Italian (Native), Spanish Computer Ability : Mac and Pc basic programs (Word, Excel), composing and sound editing top programs such as Finale, Logic Pro, Cubase, Audition EDUCATION 1976 – 1981 Fratelli Calvi Elementary School (Italy) 1982 – 1984 Sacramentine Sisters Mid School (Italy) 1985 – 1988 Istituto Tecnico Ragionieri “Vitt. Emanuele II” (Business School, Italy) 1986 – 1996 Diploma in Piano – The highest available Degree in Italy, 10 years course (Conservatory Puccini, Italy) 2000 – 2001 Diploma as a Professional Journalist (Italy) 2007 – 2009 Master’s Degree in Piano Performance from University of Hawaii (USA) WORKING EXPERIENCE 1996 – 1999 CDPM (Italy) Position Piano and Music Teacher Company Profile A top music school in Bergamo, Italy. Responsibility Teach piano and theory class to students of all ages, but mostly kids and teenagers. 1996 – 1999 Mary Lindsey Voice School Position Piano Accompanist Company Profile A top voice school in Milano, Italy. Responsibility Accompanying opera singers from allover the world during lessons, rehearsals and tens of public performances. 2000 – 2007 L’Eco di Bergamo (Italian daily Newspaper) Position Professional Journalist Report as a music critic, plus reporting for news, politics and interviewing VIP from all over the world. Job Responsibility Reporting to the editor in chief and publish articles about any topic but mostly classical music. I have over 500 published articles (available in pdf upon request). 2007 – 2009 University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu (USA) Position Piano Teacher and Accompanist Teach piano class at University level, and accompany voice classes. 2007 – 2009 Piano Studio (Honolulu, Hawaii) Position PianoTeacher Company Profile A top music school in Hawaii, USA. Responsibility Teach piano and theory class to students of all ages, but mostly kids and teenagers. 2009 – 2012 El-live Productions Position Held Keyboard Player of the Transit Band Job Responsibility Play keyboards in the Transit Band in top clubs of 5 stars hotel such as Sheraton (“Level 23” Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), Hilton (“Zeta Bar” Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Grand Hyatt (“Safari” Muscat, Oman; “JJ Mahoney’s” Seoul, Korea; “Spasso” Bangkok, Thailand), Crowne Plaza (“V Bar” Shenzhen, China). 2012 – 2016 El-live Productions Position Held Band Leader, pianist and singer Job Responsibility Organizing performances and all the aspects of work; play the grand piano and sing in two, three piece bands, again in top clubs of 5 stars hotel such as Grand Hyatt (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Dubai, UAE, Muscat, Oman), Hilton (Doha, Qatar). ACHIEVEMENTS 1) Key Composition - Queen Concert for Keyboard, Piano and Orchestra (2012, based on Freddie Mercury’s songs such as We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions and Who Wants to Live Forever) and the Concerto Suite for Keyboard, Piano and Orchestra (2010). 2) The Queen Concert is based on Freddie Mercury’s songs such as We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions and Who Wants to Live Forever. 3) The Concerto Suite is composed on melodies from the Italian Opera and Pop, plus tunes by Morricone, Scriabin and Wagner. The energetic rock music by Toto is also utilized. The pieces, which are approximately 60 minutes in length, are arranged for keyboard solo, piano solo, drums, electric bass and symphonic orchestra. 4) I am also currently composing a new original piece, 2012 Symphony - Celebrating the New Age for keyboard solo, piano, choir and orchestra (the opening music of my website www.aspoltipro.com - currently under maintenance - is from the 2012 Symphony), whilst working on new recordings of some of the most popular songs in Classical, Pop and Rock music i.e pieces by Albinoni, Bach, Dvorak and Bad Romance by Lady Gaga. All these pieces, rearranged and given a new twist to them, will later be perform in a program called From Bach to Lady Gaga. PERFORMANCES Video and Audio Demos on Youtube Piano and Keyboard Performances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meNrBjakCJ8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq21okabaHo&feature=relmfu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNNBAfm_MRw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znSBw0xAPV8&feature=relmfu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M28Py_jm_4I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CotQ7b7CIHw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stC5nBSUc9M http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIcgf8Ea1vE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlbtVvnH9Ao Queen Concert for Keyboard, Piano and Orchestra - We Are The Champions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koAkkIrfCWE - Who Wants To Live Forever and Bohemian Rhapsody http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGMAQuj6kl4 - Innuendo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7QCBGpVYiw - Love of My Life and an homage to Grieg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z2rRKLeoQU Concerto Suite for Keyboard, Piano and Orchestra - Scriabin and Wagner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKY-0Zg65tk - A Night at the Opera http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBOHZk95sec - La Ragazza con gli Occhi di Sole http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50x32nUh81Q - Rosanna and Hold The Line http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7_4wayB768 From Bach to Lady Gaga - Allegro from the Brandenburg Concert No. 3 by Bach http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3tqenRTZFc - Adagio by Albinoni http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaYyBDLMLo4 - Slavonic Dance in G Minor by Dvorak http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLzXDVzjpZU - Largo from the Symphony from the New World by Dvorak http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gm-KqCc5qnI - Bad Romance by Lady Gaga - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnNuvf3ndys - Padre Pio tra Cielo e Terra by Ennio Morricone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_2ntImcEy0 AWARDS and SPECIAL EVENTS Some of my credits include: Performing Mozart’s Quartets with musicians of the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, Award for Best Soloist on Bergamo TV and the 6,000 USD John Young Scholarship from University of Hawaii. I was the official pianist for the Centro Italiano Musica Antica of Rome, where performers as French soprano Patricia Petibon made guest appearances. I played in gospel concerts with the Effata' Choir and Orchestra. I recorded a CD of Navidad en Verano which includes Misa Criolla and the collection Navidad Nuestra by Ariel Ramirez. I performed in a benefit concert for the Pamo Organization, which was recorded and is available online. I composed and recorded various Italian songs, and wrote the Italian version of After the Rain by the American composer Michael Trigiani. Created polyphonic vocal arrangements up to seven voices, and sang with different groups. My vocal arrangements and performances received 4 awards, 2 were first place. I recorded a CD of the Concerto with the choir of the Dominican Sisters of Bergamo. Ten of my original scores were entered in the Italian Festagiovani competition and all 10 were chosen and published. I recorded Mozart’s Sonatas for four hands. I now have more than 30 recordings and 13 published recordings. Special Performances: My musical versatility was highlighted when I shared the stage with the renowned band Gipsy Kings at the Teatro Romano of Verona, where I performed my original compositions. My original score the Gotti Dance thrilled an audience of 2,000 at a special event celebrating Italian cyclist Ivan Gotti, winner of the Giro d’Italia competition.
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