Rita Ciancio

(born 1995 in Rome) pianist and composer. She began studying piano at the age of ten with Giuseppe Benedetto Fornari and in 2007 she wrote her first composition. In the same year, she was selected to participate at the first "Concorso di Esecuzione Musicale Lorenzo Cecchi", where she performed Romanza Catalana. In 2010 she attended an advanced piano and chamber music course with Marylene Mouquet and continued classical music studies with the pianist Michael James Battle in the United States. In 2011 she was invited to present her works at the Teatro Nino Manfredi. In 2013 she participated as a composer at the "Incontri Musicali Lorenzo Cecci 7° edizione" and performed as pianist at the concert "Seraphicum Roma". In the same year, she had her first concert at the Teatro Nino Manfredi, performing her original compositions for piano, violin, cello and clarinet and continued her studies in film music, composing and in piano with Marylen Mouquet, Alessandra Meloncelli and at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome. She attends the High School Musical "Seraphicum".
Selected works: Struggimento, 2012, for orchestra, recorded in 2013 with the producer Marco Adami; Natura, pf, vl, vlc; Serafico, pf, cl.
Recordings: Melodia e Ritmo, 2012, Kafer Records Studio, with her compositions for piano solo, cello, violin and clarinet.

Contact: www.ritaciancio.com