Tenor Trombone Artist
Trombonist & Composer
- Model: T396-A
Graduate at the conservatory San Pietro a Majella of Naples july 2011, 110 and praise applause of the commission. Coming from one family of musicians his approach to music happens through it study of the piano. Subsequently, it undertakes it study of the trombone. yes sign up and follows the Conservatory public of music "G. Martucci" of Salerno and nell'anno 1996 follows brilliantly the diploma of Trombone. Follows also the diploma of Maturity Socio-psico-pedagogica at the institute Alfano I° - Salerno.
Follows numerous stages and masterclass of improvement musical with masters of reputation world how:
- ANDREA CONTI (Principal trombone orchestra sinfonica accademia Nazionale santa cecilia of rome)
- IAN BOUSFIELD (Principal trombone wiener philharmonic)
- CHARLES VERNON (trombone low chicago symphony orchestra
- ANDREA BANDINI (Principal trombone orchestras of the suisse romande geneva); ANTONELLO MAZZUCCO (trombone orchestra sinfonica of the rai turin)
- ROBERTO SCHIANO (trombonist jazzista freelance of reputation national)
- JACQUES MAUGER (soloist and teacher of the conservatory superior of paris)
- LUCA BENUCCI (Principal horn theatre city of florence)
- FABIANO FIORENZANI (Principal trombone theatre city of florence)
- EARLY ANDERSON (freelance jazz trombonist in new york)
- GIANLUCA SCIPIONI (Principal trombone theatre regio of turin)
From 1995, after to have exceeded hearings and competitions, has taken part and works now in quality of prof. of Orchestra, performing in tournèe in Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain, Denmark, Brazil and in u.s.a. with the following orchestras:
- Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice di Venezia
- Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Roma
- Orchestra da Camera Italiana Roma
- Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Palermo
- Orchestra Internazionale D'Italia – Fermo
- I.R.O. interregionale jugendmusikfestival Ochsenhausen Germania
- Orchestra della Comunità Valenciana – SPAIN
- Orchestra del Friuli Venezia Giulia – Udine
- W.Y.O. World Youth Orchestra – Roma
- EJYO European Jazz Youth Orchestra Copenhagen – DK *
- Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino
- Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo
- Orchestra Nuova Scarlatti di Napoli
- Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
- Orchestra A. Toscanini di Parma
- Orchestra Guido Cantelli di Milano
- Orchestra di Fonopoli – Roma
- Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo di Napoli
- Camerata Strumentale Città di PRATO
- Orchestra del Conservatorio di Napoli
- Compagnia Teatrale MediaAetas di Napoli
- Orchestra di Ravello Città della Musica
- Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma
- Orchestra Del teatro Verdi di Salerno
With the EJYO, orchestra international, nicholas iron is state the only musician to represent the italia. Inoltre has recorded, in Brazil, with the same orchestra, the cd "Swinging Europe tour 2004", published from axis label and distributed from libra music Denmark. dall'inizio of the his career nicholas iron has collaborated with numerous orchestras prestigious direct from great masters, which:
- Riccardo Muti
- Michael Güttler
- Lorin Maazel
- Daniel Oren
- Antonio Pappano
- George Pretre
- György Györiványi Ráth
- Donato Renzetti
- Isaac Karabtchevsky
- Louis Bakalov
- Nicola Luisotti
- Julian Kovatchev
- Salvatore Accardo
- Bruno Tommaso
- Gabriele Ferro
Has participated also to following broadcasts television: "DOMENICA in" (1998, Raiuno national television); "I fatti vostri" (1997, Raidue national television), accompanying the duo Antonio and Marcello with the orchestra "mediterranean"; "LA SERA DEI MIRACOLI" with the orchestra "La Nuova Orchestra Scarlatti" (1999, Raiuno national television, accompanying Lucio Dalla, Gianni Morandi, Nino D'Angelo, Mango. Has taken part to show of Fred Bongusto, tour 1997 with the orchestra "mediterranean"; has accompanied Mariella Nava (1999) with the orchestra of "Fonopoli" (rome). has played with Meg to transmission "star" of Maurizio Costanzo on Sky Channel april 2008.
In the 2004 has recorded, with the orchestra jazz to Majella (naples), the CD "Specula & Gemini" with the music of the M °. Bruno Tommaso and of the m °. Roberto De Simone product and distributed by Raitrade.
Has taken part with the comrade instrumental city 'of meadow in the 2006 to achievement of the dvd "lesson concert" held from master RICCARDO MUTI - "the unfinished" of F. Schubert published from italian newspaper LA REPUBBLICA and released in the spring spring 2009. First place for two years consecutive to contest musical national "the music in the web" organized from Brescia online - Brescia IT (year 2002 - 465 participants / year 2003 - 600 participants) with the project "I SIGNORI CHONDA" from he composed and carried out publishing 2 cd compilation with the label sony dadc - city records Milan IT.
With the editions Setticlavio of Salerno has published a book educational for trombone from title "Exercises with mouthpiece" t168 - 2005 Nicola Ferro.
From 2005 working with the singer meg with the which has recorded the disc Psycoldelice 2008. label multiform - distribution self.
From always, Nicola Ferro is attracted from harmonies and from different ways of arrange the songs musical of various style is then dedicated to studies of composition and to music information technology, studying with the M. ° ROBERTO ALTIERI subsequently, with the M. ° BRUNO TOMMASO, has could develop this his passion acquiring in the course of years freedom and mastery in all musical styles.
He is also producer artistic discografico (composer - arranger) Nicola Ferro is composer and arranger official for the Alessi Publications of New York, having signed a contract for the before publication of the project "Ttralogy of the Sun" 4 compositions for trombone and piano dedicated to Joseph Alessi, Principal trombone New York Philharmonic.
Many of the his compositions are published from this edition american between whom the following: Black White; Buonasera trombone; Chonda music; Contrasto; Daybreak; Enry blue; Hot wind; Midday; Midnight; Notes of love; Red spain; Remember the life; Solarius; Sunset; The cat of highmount; Wind's dance; Niry Fide Xemy; La Mia Terra; Engraved Stone.
Nicola Ferro and Joseph Alessi (Principal trombone New York philharmonic) from 2003 cooperate in many and different projects musical. Has composed the piece "Air of manhattan" for the quintet of brass of the New York Philharmonic for the tour summer 2007 in Japan.
Two compositions: "Sunset" and "Daybreak" are included in the cd of Joseph Alessi "Return to Sorrento" product and distributed worldwide from Naxos records cod. 8.570232.
Nicola Ferro is artist of the house discografica of united states of america SUMMIT RECORDS that the has product and published the project "CREATE" in whom participates in quality of composer, trombonist, arranger, keyboard player, vocal performer, programmer Macpc music and producer artistic.
With the cd "CREATE" has had one nomination to grammy awards, Los Angeles 2008 in first 50 album in the field 10 category 45. Has composed "Red spain" for Christian Lindberg & Joseph Alessi a project for 2 trombones and live sounds electronic carried out for the before time to Valencia (Spain) the 5 april 2008. Two compositions original of Nicola Ferro, for ensamble of trumpets and virtual group "Contrasto" and "Hot wind", are included in the cd "l 'Anacoreta" of A. Giuffredi with the participation of Randy Brecker product and distributed worldwide from Summit Records use dcd392.
Has composed "Remember the life" for the x ° Alessi Seminar in new Mexico 2009 carried out from the more important trombonisti americans: Jon Whitaker, Peter Ellefson.
From 2006 he was teacher of music ensemble to courses summer international Istitut G.A. Fano of Spilimbergo (Pn) with the patronage of the presidency of the advice of ministers.
In 2008 is state invited dall'orchestra of the Community Valencian in Spain to Palau of les arts of Reina Sofia. director M ° Lorin Maazel.
Has composed music original for it "slide factory 2009" festival international of trombonisti carried to rotterdam - holland with the publication of the dvd released in the 2010.
In 2008/09 is state teacher of "composition for the popular music" of the biennium enabling for the training of teachers for the classes of contest a031 / a032, a077 at the Conservatory State of Salerno for the matter "composition for the popular music". Has composed in the 2010 on commission "new trombone collective" (holland) NOESION a project for 9 trombones and equipment elettronic for the production of the dvd in tribute to Urbie Green with the exit for the next 2011, with the before representation the 5 july to rotterdam holland.
Has product with the label discografica american Summit Records inc. his new disc "Earth games 2012" on prophecy of maya to project entirely created, product, composed and arranged from Nicola Ferro they have taken part in quality of performers musicians of reputation world, which: Joseph Alessi, Andrea Tofanelli, Justin B. Clark, Alexandre Belda Cerda ', Nicola Ferro, Domenico Andria, Pietro Ciuccio, Pasquale De Paola and other.
Also has product with linda records Milan, of songs original dance music with his project of the trombone electronic "Nicholas's style".
Wrote on commission of Jonathan Whitaker "Alabama" one composition in memory of the victims of the tornado the Tuscaloosa to before execution 5 august 2011 in Tuscaloosa.
With the label discografica "Italian way music" Milan has product a project of music electronics with the own compositions original from title "elektrika jazz project".
The is been commissioned dall'università dell'Alabama in use "The father sun" for the alabama wind ensamble europe tour 2012 published from editions scomegna Turin IT. In 2004/05 to 2010/11 is state teacher of trumpet and trombone at the Conservatory state of music of Salerno G. Martucci.
In 2011/12 to 2013/14 conservatory public of music of Matera E.R. Duni. Then teacher of trombone at the Conservatory State of music Stanislao Giacomantonio of Cosenza a.a. 2014/2015.
Has product the cd of Joseph Alessi "Caliente" in dress of composer, producer artistic, arranger and executor trombonist released the 15 may 2013, recorded in italy Zork Digital Planet and to New York Alessi Music Studios Executive producer Edwards Instrument C0. USA.
In the spring 2016 has composed for Massimo La Rosa Niry Fide Xemy composition inserted in the cd of "the bone society" from title bonelab.
In the march 2016 is been commissioned one composition for trombone only and grand concert wind band from Jon Whitaker title "MEGA" Alabama music university U.S.A.
Nicola Ferro is Principal Trombone Orchestra Teatro Verdi Salerno IT Orchestra filarmonica salernitana Conductor M°. Daniel Oren.
Nicola Ferro Play Edwards instrument inc. Usa, trombone Alessi's model T396-A.
Now is teacher of trombone at the conservatory state of music Fausto Torrefranca of Vibo Valentia.
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