Prominent musician at the Italian National Police Wind Orchestra, Mario Ciaccio, is scheduled to travel to Iran in coming days to hold a number of masterclasses for Iranian musicians on how to play the saxophone in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
The classes will be held from August 21 to 28, according to a Farsi report by ILNA.
Ciaccio received his master’s degree in saxophone from F. Bonporti Conservatory, Palermo conservatory and L’Hay les Roses Consertavories all with magna cum laude.
Having won 12 Italian, European and international chamber music competitions, he performed with orchestras and musical institutions including Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Palermo Orchestra di Musica Contemporanea, Filarmonica Franco Ferrara, Academie Neue Music Bolzano, Traiettorie Sonore Milan, Old time jazz Orchestra, Ars Musica, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Teatro Comunale di Bolzano and Teatro Santa Chiara Trento, Novosibirsk Chamber Orchestra, Taichung Traditional Chinese Orchestra, Taoyan Wind Orchestra, Reno Galliera Wind Orchestra.
He has performed in more than 200 concerts. As Soloist, Ciaccio is currently performing in many concerts and tours in Russia, Spain, France, China, Taiwan, and the US.
Mr. Ciaccio is a conductor as well. He graduated from Conservatory “Briccialdi” of Terni in the classroom of M. Fabio Maestri. He was also director of Winds Instrumental Department at Eccher School of Music in Trento.
Currently he is saxophonist at the Police National Wind Orchestra of Italy. In February 2018 he will play at the world renowned Carnegie Hall.