Renowned Italian musician to hold Sax Masterclasses in Iran

IFP – A distinguished Italian musician, Mario Ciaccio, will hold masterclasses in the Iranian capital of Tehran in late August with a focus on playing the saxophone.  

The soloist of the Italian National Police Wind Orchestra, Mario Ciaccio, is scheduled to travel to Iran in coming days to hold a number of masterclasses for Iranian musicians on how to play the saxophone in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

The classes will be held from August 21 to 28, according to a Farsi report by ILNA.

Ciaccio received his master’s degree in saxophone from F. Bonporti Conservatory. Having won 12 Italian, European and international chamber music competitions, he performs with orchestras and musical institutions including Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Palermo Orchestra di Musica Contemporanea, Filarmonica Franco Ferrara, Academie Neue Music Bolzano, Traiettorie Sonore Milan, Old time jazz Orchestra, Ars Musica, Teatro Massim di Palermo, Teatro Comunale di Bolzano and Teatro Santa Chiara Trento.

He has performed in more than 200 concerts. A member of the Modern Saxophone Quartet, Ciaccio is currently performing in many concerts and tours in the Netherlands, France and the US.

He teaches playing the saxophone at the C. Eccher Music School in Cles (Trento).