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Claudio Vaira

was born in Carrara on 10.13.1953: studied composition at the Conservatories L. Cherubini in Florence and G. Verdi in Milan, and 'graduated with honors in:
CHORAL MUSIC AND DIRECTION OF CHOIR - Florence Conservatory (Maestro Piero Luigi Zangelmi)
POLYPHONIC VOCAL COMPOSITION - Milan Conservatory (Maestro Edoardo Farina)
COMPOSITION - Milan Conservatory (Maestro Azio Corghi) CHORAL DIRECTION, Teatro del Maggio Fiorentino and Fondazione Guido d'Arezzo (Maestri Roberto Gabbiani e Fosco Corti)
He won some of the most prestigious national and international competitions composition including:
International Composers Competition "Guido d'Arezzo" - Italy 'L' Angelo ', for 9 solo voices .
International Composers Competition "J. TURINA" - Sevilla - 'Echosymphony', for large orchestra.
International Composers Competition The Just Joan Bertran Igualada – Spain 'Concerto for Horn and Orchestra'.
National Composers Competition "TURIN - A Fable at the Castle ' 'Little Fairy Tale', for oboe, piano and narrator and others..
He wrote about 130 works for various ensemble (vocal/instrumental/orchestral), whose first performances in Europe, Asia and Latin America, have been played by prestigious performers.
His music has always received enthusiastic public and critical reception..
Is 'Professor of Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue and Composition' at the Institute of High Culture P.Mascagni of Livorno/Italy.
He also teaches Sound Engineering.