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EDUCATION & CAREER

 General Education

MALTA

Austin College, Valletta Malta (up to University standard).

ITALY (ROME)

Rome Conservatoire (S.Cecilia). Final certificates in:

1.  Italian Literature 16 June 1959

2.  Poetic & Dramatic Literature 06 June 1959

3.  Physical Education 16 September 1959

Maestro Armando Renzi & Pawlu Grech 1959 Malta

Musical Education

MALTA

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music:

1.  Piano. Grade VII. (1952)

2.  Music Theory. Grade VIII. Final (1954)

ITALY (ROME)

S.Cecilia Conservatoire. Final certificates in:

1.  Music Theory, Aural Training & Solfège 01 June 1956

2.  Organ & Gregorian Chant 17 June 1957

3.  Diploma of Merit (1957)

4.  History of Music 14 June 1958

5.  Acoustics 14 June 1958

6.  Harmony, Counterpoint, 25 June 1958

7.  Aesthetics of Music 18 June 1959

8.  Score Reading (1961)

Conducting course with Francesco Mander (1963)

Composition course with Armando Renzi (1962 ~ 1964)

ITALY (SIENA)

Accademia Musicale Chigiana

Conducting course with Alceo Galliera (summer: 1958)

ITALY (PESCARA)

Istituto Musicale Pareggiato “LUISA D’ANNUNZIO”

Piano Diploma   06 October 1962

ENGLAND (LONDON)

Royal Academy of Music:

Conducting course. (1964 ~ 1965)

Trinity College:

Conducting course (1965 ~ 1966)

Composition course with Hans Keller (1968 ~ 1971)

Artistic Activities

ACCOMPANIST 

Concerts with various soloists in Italy and in England.

ORGANIST

Concerts of classical and 20th Century music at the Foro Italico and the Conservatoire in Rome.

PIANIST

Solo and chamber music concerts in Rome and other cities in Italy (Classical, 20thCentury and contemporary music).

CONDUCTOR

Performances of own works, first performances of contemporary music,

20th Century, classical and romantic music, in Rome and London, (1956 ~ 1968).

Conductor of the Campagnia dell’Opera Italiana, London (1965 ~ 1966)

Musical Conductor : The Intimate Opera Club, Eltham (1966)

Three concerts at the Royal Academy of Music, London (1964 ~ 1965)

BBC broadcast with the English Chamber Orchestra (1968)

VARIOUS ACTIVITIES

Music producer for the production of gramophone records of classical and 20th Century music, RCA        Italiana (Radio Corporation of America) in Rome.

Arranged, collaborated and accompanied the music for the record “Canti e poesie popolari dell’Indipendenza Italiana” (1960 ~ 1962), with Carla Bizzarri & Leonardo Cortese,  RCA record

Public Performances

Composer

ENGLAND (LONDON)

Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, Morley College, Kensington Town Hall, Mayfield House, British Music Information Centre, Oxford, Cambridge, Constable.

SOUTH AMERICA, HOLLAND, GERMANY. Various cities in the USA

MALTA

Phoenicia Hotel, Floriana Pianist: Armando Renzi (1958). Maltafest Flautist: Giuseppe Pelura (1996),

Malta Arts Festival, Mdina Pianist: Tricia Dawn Williams (2008),

Sala Isouard, Valletta Pianist: Tricia Dawn Williams (2008),

Malta Hilton, St.Julians Pianist: Ruth Sammut Casingena (2008)

Saint James Cavalier, Valletta

The Alchemy of Sound -A Recital of Piano Works by Pawlu Grech 

Soloists: Ruth Sammut Casingena, Ramona Zammit Formosa, Nicholas Vella Laurent & Tricia Dawn Williams.

Broadcasts BBC London, Italian, Eire, S.America, Dutch radios. Malta radio and Malta TV.Commissions

Greater London Arts Association

Arts Council of Great Britain

The Henrichsen Foundation

Ondine Ensemble

Maestro Chevalier Pawlu Grech, Soloists- Nicholas Vella Laurenti, Ruth Sammut Casingena, Ramona Zammit Formosa & Dawn Tricia Williams

ITALY

Sala dell’Conservatorio S.Cecilia, Rome.  Sala Pio VI, Rome. Sala Borromini, Rome. Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome and Foro Italico, Rome and in various other cities.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

SUBJECTS

Pianoforte, Music Theory, Musical Dictation, History of Music, Harmony and Counterpoint, Orchestration, Conducting, Classical and Contemporary Composition.

LONDON

Sir Walter & St.John School (1966)

Beaufoy School (1967 ~ 1968)

Langdon Park School (1968 ~ 1973)

Lansbury Adult Education Institute (1967 ~ 1975)

Chelsea Westminster Adult Educ. Inst. (1975 ~ 1983)

Chelsea – Westminster Inst. Lecturer: Orchestration (1977)

Morley College, course in 20th Century Composition (1983 ~ 1985)

MALTA

School of Music, Valletta (1986 ~ 1998)

Private tuition – Pianoforte, Music Theory, Musical Dictation, History of Music, Harmony and Counterpoint, Orchestration, Conducting, Classical & Contemporary Composition & Painting.