I am an experienced, friendly and patient Piano teacher. I graduated in Singing in 2009 at the Conservatorio “Tomadini” in Udine and in Piano in 2008 at the Conservatorio "Frescobaldi" in Ferrara.
No matter your age or if you want to become a professional performer or just enjoy playing or singing in your room, my aim is to find the better way for you to achieve your purpose.
I offer lessons to beginner, intermediate and advanced students.
I am available for lessons at my place or I can come to your house!
I think music is an important part of our life and I like to help people to know it better and enjoy it!
I have worked for eleven years in Italy teaching Piano, Singing, Music Theory and Music History, preparing students also for Conservatory exams.
For three years I have directed the Choir of “Associazione Culturale Insieme per la Musica”.
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Alessandro Cortello started his vocal training with renowned bass Alfredo Mariotti and later studied with Claude Thiolas. He attended Piano and Composition courses at the Fondazione Musicale Santa Cecilia in Portogruaro (Venice). He graduated in Piano in 2008 at the Conservatorio "Frescobaldi" in Ferrara and in Singing in 2009 at the Conservatorio “Tomadini” in Udine.
He won two editions of the Concorso Cameristico C.A.Seghizzi in Gorizia: in 2005 in the Sacred Music category, and in 2007 in Chamber Singing category (in duo with Alessandro Sica, with whom he attended a masterclass with soprano Catherine Dubosc).
As an opera singer he has performed the following roles: Alfredo (Traviata, Verdi), Count Almaviva (Barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini) Ernesto (Don Pasquale, Donizetti), Nemorino (Elisir d’Amore, Donizetti), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly, Puccini), Pong (Turandot, Puccini), Jacopo Foscari (I due Foscari, Verdi), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti), Hoffmann (Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Offenbach). He took part in the Rai Italian Television productions of Rigoletto (2010) conducted by Zubin Mehta with Placido Domingo in the title-role and Cenerentola (2012), conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti.
As a chamber music singer, he performed several times Schubert's and Schumann's most important Lieder cycles, besides works by composers like Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, Mahler, Strauss, Berg, Fauré, Duparc, Ravel, Poulenc, Rachmaninov, Britten, Copland… in duo with pianists Alberto Miodini, Michele Bravin, David Giovanni Leonardi, Federico Lovato and with Trio di Parma.
As a concert singer he performed the solo roles in Requiem by Mozart (with Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice, Venice, conducted by Enrico Bronzi), Liszt (with Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Verdi, Trieste, conducted by Armando Tasso), Dvořak and Verdi, in Haydn's Missa in Tempore Belli (conducted by Antonio Ballista), Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle and in Orff's Carmina Burana in many Italian houses and halls (such as Teatro Comunale di Bologna; Teatro Civico di Castello in Cagliari), in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic and Russia.
He recorded for Tactus records some composition for tenor and organ by Marco Enrico Bossi with organist Andrea Macinanti.
Alessandro is my very patient and encouraging opera teacher. He has a lovely personality and caring drive. He makes me feel at ease. And his voice is incredible! I highly recommend him. I get lessons from him via Skype.
Alessandro is a passionate teacher, patient and sensitive about every need of his students. He is truly respectful of their personality and their way of learning. Moreover, Alessandro is one of the finest musicians I have ever met, his great experience as a performer as well enhances his skills on teaching. I truly recommend him.
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