Melissa Galosi 


“A man is only fully a human being when he plays” (F. Schiller).

Melissa Galosi studied piano under the guidance of Enrico Belli with whom she graduated cum laude at the G. B. Pergolesi Conservatory of Fermo. She attended masterclasses of Gustav Kuhn, Antonio Ballista, L. F. Tagliavini, Pernarciso Masi, Benedetto Lupo, Andrea Lucchesini.

Moreover, she attended several editions of the Perpianosolo Meeting, where she had the chance to meet and work with composers (Marco DI Bari, Gilberto Cappelli, Fabio Vacchi, Adriano Guarnieri), pianists (Giorgia Tomassi, Lukas Vondracek, Antii Sirala, Dejan Lazic, Fredrik Ullen, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Cristina Ortiz), fortepianists (Edoardo Torbianelli), harpsichordists (Ruggero Laganà).

Melissa has a sincere interest in contemporary music, in fact she took part in many monographic projects like the complete Mikrokosmos by Bartok, the complete Sonatas and Interludes by Cage, the complete piano music of Tonino Tesei. She played concertos by Mozart (in A major K 414 and in E flat major K 271), Chopin (no. 2 op. 21), Bach (E major BWV 1053) in renowned Italian theatres such as Teatro Lauro Rossi in Macerata and Teatro dell’Aquila in Fermo.

Melissa is also a keen chamber music player: she is part of the Duo Rosamunde together with cellist Elena Antongirolami. The Duo Rosamunde explores the established repertoire as well as the contemporary one and is currently involved in transcription projects. At present, she is collaborating with Professor Cesare Catà in poetry readings and literary shows in which she curates the musical area, playing pieces by Bach, Satie, Cage, Kurtag, and other contemporary composers such as Arnalds, Richter, O’Hallaran.

Melissa is a  music teacher in two public schools and she has a long-term collaboration with Perpianosolo School of Music where she teaches piano and baby music.