Conductor - Music Teacher

"Nessun uomo deve paragonare se stesso ad un altro uomo, semmai, deve paragonare se stesso all'uomo che egli era ieri!"


Dr. Armando Saldarini conducted numerous wind bands and orchestras both in Europe and in the United States, receiving critical acclaim and achieving results in National and International Contests. Among them, the first prize at the Windmaker 2006, an international competition for wind band conductors held in Vienna. Dr. Saldarini received a Diploma in Trumpet Performance and in Music Education from Como's Conservatory “G. Verdi”, Italy; the Diploma in Wind Ensemble and Fanfare Conducting from the Rotterdam’s Conservatory, the Netherlands; Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting (wind band and orchestra) from St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, USA and DMA in Wind Band Conductingfrom The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi, USA.  Dr. Saldarini has other notable activities such as trumpet player, music teacher, judge in musical competitions and promoter of musical events/activities. He played trumpet in several and different ensembles, performing from classical to jazz, from pop to country music. These musical experiences enlarged his musical horizon and improved his versatility. As music teacher he taught from elementary school to the university. It is important the enormous success as recruiter that Dr. Saldarini had. He founded the youth band of Besana Brianza and Triuggio. Both of these ensembles received the highest prizes in national competitions. Dr. Saldarini promoted several musical events/activities, among the others the Veniano Wind Orchestra (1998), co-founder of the Federation Bands of Como (2000), artistic director of the International Band Festival of Besana Brianza (2001-2009), promoter and artistic director of the musical project Musica Viva! Summer Wind Band (2010-present), and promoter and artistic director of the Cultural Club Musica Viva! (2014-present) Actually, Dr. Saldarini is president of the artistic board of the FE.BA.CO, and he is often requested as judge for National and International band competitions.



Armando Saldarini - phone +39 338 6080801

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