A4 From Gagliarda to Rock’n’Roll
Perform dance music for female choirs from renaissance to nowadays together with dancers!
Petra Grassi (IT/SI) won the 1st Prize at the National Choral Conducting Competition “Le mani in suono” in Arezzo (IT), and the 1st Prize at the national competition for choral conductors “Zvok mojih rok“ in Ljubljana. At the 8th International Competition for Young Choral Conductors organized by the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat in Torino 2015, she won the 3rd prize and the prize for the best conductor according to the audience’s choice. She graduated in choral conducting and composition at the Academy of Music in Trento with Lorenzo Donati. She has a degree also in piano and music pedagogy.
She is the conductor of the Youth regional choir Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy) and of the Chamber choir Dekor from Ljubljana (Slovenia). As a singer, she has performed with professional ensembles. She was invited twice as a teacher at International Festival di Primavera for youth choirs in Montecatini Terme organised by Feniarco. She won 1. prizes in national and international choral competitions with her choirs (Olomouc, Bad Ischl, Milano, Rimini, Vittorio Veneto, Venezia).