Francesco Mirabella (Italy)

began studying piano under the guidance of Maestro Giuseppe Cultrera; later, he graduated with the highest honors from the Musical Institute “V. Bellini” in Catania, Sicily, under the guidance of Giovanni Cultrera.
He furthered his studies with Maestro Epifanio Comis, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Michele Marvulli, Stefano Fiuzzi, Bernard Ringeissen and Zenon Fishbein. He graduated from National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome under the leadership of Sergio Perticaroli and won several national and European piano competitions.
He often performs as a soloist and in chamber music in important Italian and foreign venues: Rome, Frankfurt, Moscow, Lancaster (Pennsylvania), New York, Beijing, Wuhan, Sichuan, Catania, Bologna, Wahington D.C, West Chester (Philadelphia), Ukraine, Moldova, Paraguay, Romania, Tunisia.
M° Mirabella has performed many times as soloist with the State Philharmonic Orchestra of Lugansk, Dnepropetrovsk State Philharmonic, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Moldavian State “Sergei Lunchevici”, Ukraine Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Oleg Danovski Theater in Constance and the orchestra of West Chester University.
Francesco Mirabella has held master classes in China (Beijing Conservatory, Wuhan Conservatory and Chengdu Conservatory), Paraguay (Asuncion) and has participated several times as a faculty member of the Washington and Lancaster International Piano Festivals in USA.
Frequently invited to be a juror in national and international piano competitions (such as US Open Music Competition in San Francisco – LIPF Romantic Piano Competition in Lancaster – Pennsylvania – International Musikwettbewerb fur die Jugend a Oldenburg. Germany – WIPF International Piano Competition in Washington D.C. etc.).
Mr. Mirabella is the artistic director of -Amici della Musica “Peppino Cultrera”- in Sicily, and piano professor at the Sassari Conservatory, in Sardinia, Italy.