My musical biography

Luca Marzetti (born in 1975) took his diploma in double bass as external candidate at the Conservatory of Music “F. Morlacchi” in Perugia, under tuition of M° Massimo Santostefano and he took a degree in philosophy at the University of Perugia. Then he took up to ‘historical’ double bass and G Violone in baroque and classic repertoire, studying with M° Paolo Zuccheri at the Brunecker Akademie fur Alte Musik and with M° Andrea De Carlo at the Conservatory “A. Casella” in L’Aquila. He attended several materclasses and courses at E.U.B.O. (European Union Baroque Orchestra), at the Koninlijnk Conservatorium in Brussels (under tuition of M° Sigiswald Kujiken), at the Centre Culturel de Rencontre in Ambronay and at the Accademia Filarmonica Romana. He taught “baroque and classic craftsmanship” in courses at the Accademia Lirica Toscana “D. Cimarosa” whose he hold the mansion of president since 2011. He worked with several ensembles on original instruments as MVSICA PERDVTA, La Rosa dell’Umbria, l’Academia Montis Regalis, Accademia Barocca ‘W. Hermans”, Ensemble Akathistos and Il Cantiere delle Muse. He recorded for Brilliant Classics, III Millennio, Urania Records, FM Records and Edizioni Musicali Pagina 3. He performed in Italy and abroad and he edited “Metodo per il contrabbasso” written by an Anonymous of 17th Century, which was discovered in the Archivio Capitolare of the Cathedral of St. Emiliano in Trevi (Perugia) and publishe by the Editing Firm Musedita. His essay about the Italian philosopher Pietro Ubaldi “La Scala di Giacobbe – Introduzione al Pensiero e all’Opera di Pietro Ubaldi”, published by Ed. Benucci – Grafox, received the Lions Club Gubbio Host Prize. As self-taught composer, he’s involved in some project of his own sacred music on ancient instruments. At the moment, he teaches Double Bass at the Municipal School of Music “Giacomo Puccini” in Città di Castello (Perugia – ITALY) and there he works also as conductor of the school orchestra.