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Name

Alberto Bellavia

Bio

He studied music and at the State Conservatory of Music G.F. Ghedini in Cuneo, Italy He took the Pianoforte Diploma, the Jazz Music Diploma, the Music Teaching Diploma the Second Level Laurea for Pianoforte Teaching and the Second Level Laurea for Jazz

prizes and acknowledgments

1st Classification 21st International Competition Barga Jazz 2008 for Jazz Orchestral Arrangement and Composition.

1st Prize at the 4th National Competition “Waltex Jazz Competition” Finalist at Piacenza Jazz Arrangers 2008 (to John Coltrane)

Finalist at the 22nd International Barga Jazz 2009 Competition for Jazz Orchestral Arrangement and Composition – Original composition section.

In 2007 he won the Nuoro Jazz Scholarship to frequent the International High Perfection courses for Arrangement and Composition at Siena Jazz 2008.

In 2015 second place of “Concours Musical De France” “Concours International de Piano – Piano Rithm’s – Artistique Virtuositè

 

Finalist at the 17th Annual USA Songwriting Competition “Instrumental” category with the own composition “Osvald Variation’s

Finalist at the 2016 Hollywood Songwriting contest “Instrumental” category with own track “A night alone”

Nominee of the 2016 American Songwriting Awards – “Instrumental” category with two own tracks “Spartacus” and “ The White Witch”

Mention award at “The 2018 International Horror Hotel’s scoring competition”

“Pre Nomination” at “The 3rd Keuris Composers Contest 2018” category “Youth Symphony Orchestra” third prize at international competition “LES MUSICALES DU CENTRE” (Paris) category –Improvisation

Career

In 2006 he collaborated with the Cuneo Conservatory Orchestra with whom he played contemporary music and wrote arrangements for Strings and Choir on the music of Duke Ellington.

He played various times Mass for Pianoforte, Choir and Orchestra of St. Dobrogosz with the Orchestra MonviStreicher and the choral group The Polyfonics of Marchesato.

He composed and arranged pieces for various formations: 2008 as solo pianist his own compositions for the film `Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927).

In 2008 he composed the ufficial hymn of the International Workshop of Nuoro Jazz 2008 20th Anniversary Celebrations.

In 2011 he composed and arranged String Quartets for the Mattia Inverni String Quintet and the Roberto Rebufello Saxofone Quartet.

In 2009 he composed and arranged pieces for Pianoforte, Clarinet and Percussion for sections taken from `Il Centro del Centro del Bosco` stories, Edition Magema, by Roberto Rebufello.

He has played in important manifestations such as the 6th Edition of Suoni Dal Monviso 2010 and the Festival delle colline 2010 (Prato, Italy) , ISIM Festival 2015 – Château d’Oex, Switzerland,

Jazz Templi D’Avignon 2015 – Avignon, France.

He has played in Wienn: Bösendorfer Saal im Mozarthaus , and Kaisersaal – Klavier Galerie

The music of Alberto Bellavia was broadcast in the Italian radio RAI Radio 3 (Rome) and Radio Classic (Milan)

In February 2014 He made a tour in the United States with The Duet ;

William A Morris School – Staten Island,New York , Church Street School for Music and Art – New York and in February 14, 2014 He debut at Carnegie Hall – Weill Recital Hall – New York to great acclaim from audiences and critics.

In 2017 he was invited by the “Feurich” Piano in Vienna to the Klavier Galerie to make some piano solo performance videos just for the promotion of the new Grand Piano Model 218 – “Concerto I”

In 2017 He followed the Online MasterClass, Hans Zimmer Teaches Film Scoring

in 2017 He wrote his version of the Original Main Title Theme of Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe for the Online Challenge “Show Us Your Musical GENIUS”

 

in 2018 He wrote an original composition for 30th Anniversary Celebrations of Fossano (CN) Italy

State Music school

in 2018 on 2018 He published His new fifth released “The Music of Alberto Bellavia” – Unknown Pleasures Sound

in 2018 He wrote and producerd original music for Promo – Carmelo Soberano Visual Top NY NJ Hi-Fashion Wedding Cinematographer

in 2018 He wrote and produced original music for short movie “Arcanum” – 48 Hour Film Project Eindhoven 2018

Director / Producer : Andrew Vandaele, Assistant Director / Executive Producer: Janusz Madej

Writer: Sonia de Garça, Andrew Vandaele, Stars: Fabièn Baart, Henrietta Bryant

“Arcanum” won a several prize: independent short awards Los Angeles : Gold award for best experimental short , Silver award for best microfilm , Gold award for best sound design. 2 official selections : Direct Monthly Online Film Festival / Palm Tree Online Film Festival , winner super short award : Berlin Flash Film Festival , Virgin Spring Film Festival : winner experimental film

in April 2019 Editon Award Nominee for Best Busic Short Film “Arcanum” Queen Palm International Film Festival

in 2019 He held a masterclass as a teacher about “Improvisation and composition” at Conservatory N.Paganini ( Genova )

in 2019 He recorded new CD as a sideman with Franco Olivero Quartet “MusicaParte” in 2019 He performed in piano solo at International festival : Piano City Milano 2019

in 2019 He wrote and produced original music for short movie “Dear Gaia” – Jean-Luc Servino Film Director / Writer / Editor : Jean-Luc Servino

in 2019 He wrote and produced original music for short movie “Blue Glass”

Pineal Films Production and Fractal – Line Films Written by Henrietta Bryant and Janusz Madej Directed By Janusz Madej Produced by : Janusz Madej, Ivar Brinkman, Henrietta Bryant, Shaun Prendergast

in 2019 He wrote original music for theatre performance : Testimonials, sounds and readings from: “The World of Losers” by Nuto Revelli Performed by Italian occitan music band La Mesquia

in 2019 He wrote and produced original music for short movies “The Burning Blue” Written and Directed By Ablay Nurmanbetov

in 2019 He wrote and produce original music for short movie “ En Route – 48 Hour Film Project Leeuwarden “ Team Pompobled , Director / Produced : Sonja da Graca

in 2019 He signed a Music agreement with film and television production company ” The Bomb Shelter” to write and produce original soundtrack for the television production currently entitled : The Rally USA

He works as a composer with a several of filmmakers worldwide

From 2015 he works with Stuart Cheese – One Night Stand Management Music

He signed a publishing agreement with some music company :

Expressive Artists LLC

Cinephonix – music for media professional

HD Music Now ,Licensing, Supervision & Development Catapult Music

Scorekeepers Music,Inc.

Instyle Music

 

He writes and produces soundtracks for “Meso Art productions”,Italy (documentaries and short films) For many years he has followed a teaching career in various schools and given Jazz Master Classes of composition, improvisation and harmony

Media

http://www.albertobellavia.it

https://twitter.com/BellaviaAlberto https://www.facebook.com/Alberto-Bellavia-228981677150221/

website

Twitter

Facebook

Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/alberto-bellavia

You tube IMBb

https://www.youtube.com/user/albertobellavia

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10285242/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr5

Discography

Jokes in the Sky – The Duet (Radar – Egea ) https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/jokes-in-the-sky/id562585254

La Stanza delle Marionette – The Duet https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/la-stanza-delle-marionette/id657109621

The Duet live – The Duet https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/the-duet-live/id817070885

The Long Journey of the Snail – The Duet https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/the-long-journey-to-the-snail/id1053140245

The Music of Alberto Bellavia – Unknown Pleasures Sound https://itunes.apple.com/it/album/the-music-of-alberto-bellavia/1440032477