Basson Masterclass

Andrea Cellacchi

4/ 8 July Sign up now


Registration fee: € 125
Participation fee:€ 300


The payment of the attendance fee can be made by bank transfer, indicating the name of the student and the chosen course, or on site at the Festival Secretariat on the first day of arrival (checks or credit cards are not accepted).

You can participate in the course remotely thanks to the professional virtual classrooms of uwMeeting


Andrea Cellacchi gains international prestige after winning the 1st Prize at the 10th Aeolus International Competition in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the 1st Prize at The Muri Competition 2016, Switzerland, being the first Italian who has ever gained these prestigious awards. He is also winner of the Premio Abbado 2015 and of the 1st Prize in the International Bassoon Competitions “Audimozart 2016”, “G. Rossini” in Pesaro and “Città di Chieri”. 19-year-old, he wins the Principal First Bassoon position at the Konzerthausorchester. In 2018 he wins  the 2nd Prize at the Internationaler Instrumentalwettbewerb Markneukirchen and the 1st Prize at the  International Fox-Gillet Competition 2018 organised by the International Double Reed Society IDRS in Granada. At the age of 22, he becomes Principal Bassoon at the RAI National Symphony Orchestra in Turin and he wins the 2nd Prize, with no awarded 1st, at the prestigious ARD International Competition in Munich. In 2021 he wins the Principal Bassoon position at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam.

He begins his journey with the bassoon at the age of 10 and 16-year-old he graduates with maximum grade at the Conservatorio di Musica “O. Respighi” in Latina. 15-year-old, he is admitted to enter the “Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia” in Rome, where he attended the Bassoon Master Course held by M° Francesco Bossone. In 2018 he got the Master Music Performance and two years later the Master Specialized Music Performance at the “Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK” in Zürich, in the class of Professor Matthias Rácz.

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