Francesca Serafini

Born in Avezzano, L'Aquila, Italy, she studied at the "A.Casella" Conservatory of L'Aquila with Drahomira Biligova and Luciana Alfiero, achieving the highest level with the highest classification, praise and honorable mention.

After completing the Conservatory, she began her musical improvement by attending annual courses at the Angelica Costantiniana Academy in Rome with prof. Kostantin Bogino, the Academy of Music of Napoli with the maestro Sergio Fiorentino and at the School of Music of Fiesole with the Trio di Milano (M. Sirbu, R. Filippini, B. Canino). It was decisive for his formation the meeting with Bruno Canino.

She has won numerous national and international competitions, among them: national competition "F. Schubert "," Agorá 80" from Rome, Beethoven Prize from Crotone, Mascia Masin Competition from San Gemini," Lucus "Prize for chamber music, 1st Prize at the Music Competition of the Gravina Chamber of Puglia, etc.

She collaborated with several artists including violinists Vadim Brodsky and Grigori Zhislin. She performed numerous times as a soloist and chamber ensemble in Italy, Portugal, Austria, Germany and Hungary. She played live on Italian television (Rai 1) and recorded for BMG a contemporary music CD.

For two years she was a piano teacher at the Madeira Conservatory of Music and then teacher and pianist at the Esproarte, Mirandela Music Professional School. As an accompanying pianist she collaborates with the "Piaget" Institute in Mirandela and with many national and international competitions.

In a duo formation with the pianist Daniela Ignazzitto (duo "Musica Cordis") she participated in the portuguese televesion series "A Valsa" and with the same duo she also performed in several cities in Portugal and Italy. The Cordis Duo was invited in April 2015 to play at the Ganz Hall of the Roosevelt University of Chicago and to give master class to the students of the same University.

She plays in several musical formations, with chamber music being the main activity: Porto Lírico, Gaya Quartet, Oporto Trio, Duo "Duo.0", Heartbreakers. He collaborates with the popular music group "Piccola Orchestra Mediterranea" of Nettuno-Roma. She collaborated as an accompanist in the Superior Course of Singing and Direction of Orchestra of the Superior Conservatory of Gaia.

In 2014 he began to study music therapy at the University of Extremadura, master of the CEIM. As a music therapist she already works at the "Istituto per Anziani Don Orione di Avezzano", at the nursing home of the "Capitano Ultimo de Roma", and at the "Casa de Canelas" in Regua.

Since 2012 she has been an accompanist pianist at the Porto Music Conservatory.