Annunziata Dellisanti

Percussionist, composer, ethnomusicologist, is professor of percussion at the “Benedetto Marcello” Conservatory, Venice, Italy, and consultant to Venetian Musicians for projects regarding sound and music. She is well known as a performer (both soloist and with orchestra) and as a composer for music for percussion instruments and for her ethno musicological research. She has researched and written essays for volumes produced by the European Commission, by the European Music Council and by the Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica. Her field of interested is centred upon women percussionists and musicians in the Mediterranean basin. She is founder and president of “Women In Musica, Venice” (CEVEDIM).