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Michele Mangani

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Michele Mangani

Biography

Michele Mangani (b. 1966, Urbino, Italy) is an Italian conductor, composer and clarinetist.

Michele Mangani studied at the conservatories in Pesaro and Bologna. He has led bands in Urbino (1984-1986), Cagli (1987-1989), Acqualagna (from 1986) and the wind orchestra at the SS. Sacramento Chapel in Urbino (from 1995). He was also active as a teacher of music education in several schools. Mangani played first clarinet with the Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra and was also very active as a chamber music player in groups throughout Italy and abroad.

As a composer, he is the author of over 800 pieces for chamber ensembles for orchestra and choir, but his biggest production to be found in band and symphonic band music, for which he wrote, between original compositions and transcriptions, about 300 titles.

Of his musical production, about 500 titles are published by Eufonia Music Edition, and his works are often inserted as compulsory pieces in execution contests, where he is often invited as jury commissioner or president.

Since 2012 he has collaborated as a member of the artistic commission and as director and arranger, with the Gioachino Orchestra, youth orchestral formation to the province of Pesaro and Urbino.

He is the artistic director of the Wind Orchestra of Marche and Professor of music for wind instruments at G. Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro. Since March 2017 he has been artistic director of the Academy of the “Cappella Musicale del SS. Sacramento” of Urbino.


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