Alessandro Marchetti 

Alessandro Marchetti was born in Pavia in 1998 and begins very soon to devote himself to the piano. After attending for a short period of time the Civic School of the city of origin,began the regular courses at the Conservatory of Pavia, where he graduated in 2014 to 16 years, as pupil of M °Anna Maria Bordin, with the vote of 10/10, praise and honorable mention. The professors that played an important role in his training are Franco Scala, Riccardo Risaliti and Andrea Lucchesini. During his formative years he participated in some piano competitions and won in 2008, at the J. S. Bach Contest in Sestri Levante, the first prize and the “Bach Prize”, attributed for the best performance of a Bachian piece. In 2014 he won the “Premio Venezia”, which marked the beginning of an intense concert activity in prestigious Italian and European contexts.  

Analytical Aspects in Children’s Performance of Music from Memory

Published: 28-12-2017 Format: Hardback Edition: 1st Extent: 288 ISBN: 9781474284714 Imprint: Methuen Drama Series: Performance and Science: Interdisciplinary Dialogues Illustrations: 15 bw illus Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm   This international collection brings together scientists, scholars and artist-researchers to explore the cognition of memory through the performing arts and examine artistic strategies that target cognitive […]

Gabriele Naretto performs at the Quirinale – World Day for Awareness of Autism

ROME, 30 March 2016 Gabriele Naretto was born in Turin in 1991. Since very young, he has learned to express himself  with music. At the age of eight he began to study piano in Turin with Anna Maria Bordin, professor of the Conservatory of Pavia,who designed and implemented an experimental course thanks to which Gabriele reached the diploma in 2013. Since he was ten years old, he has stated to perform in concert with a choice of repertoire that approaches the classical music of the twentieth century, in particular the American one, with commitments ranging from the solistic recital, to the performance with actors in thetheatre and the Chamber music.

In signs and sounds. Fundamentals of Instrumental Pedago-gy

Anna M. Bordin Publisher: Falco Editore Year Edition: 2008 Pages: 160 p., Paperback EAN: 9788889848593   Anna Maria Bordin – writes Fausto Petrella in the preface – has understood that teaching to play an instrument requires not only a complete instrumental and artistic training, but a specific know how, with an attention primarily focused on the relationship with the personality of the student, on his qualities, his individual characteristics and on his needs. The author, concert artist and piano teacher at the Conservatory of Pavia, in this her second editorial work she collects and systematizes the experience gained in the field. The book explains how to teach by treating different aspects: from the professor’s search to the choice of the instrument ,from methodologies to creativity.

When the music crosses the boundaries…

Story of an autistic child and his relationship with music by Anna Maria Bordin   Gabriele, an autistic and visually impaired child but with a great musical talent, is the protagonist of this story told fondly by his piano teacher who says that: The musical qualities of Gabriel are such that they would make happy […]