Isabella Lo Porto

She studied in the Conservatory "FE Dall'Abaco" in Verona, where she graduated brilliantly with Laura Palmieri. In 1985 she received the diploma of Music Operator from the Music School of Fiesole. She improved in the soloist repertoire under the lead of important concert artists such as Piero Guarino, Bruno Mezzena in Italy and, with Fausto Zadra at the “Ecole Internationale de Musique de Lausanne”. She is also particularly interested in the piano in the chamber music and in the piano duet for whom she attended courses of Borciani Paolo and Dario De Rosa, with gratifying success. she won many national and international competitions both as a soloist and in chamber ensembles, and she carries out an intense concert activity in Italy and abroad. A tournče in Poland led her to perform at the Piano Festival Chopin of Slupsk and at the Academy of Koszalin, where her performances have been recorded for radio and television in Poland. She has also recorded for the Soviet and Slovenia state television. Isabella Lo Porto began the teaching activity very young. In fact, at the age of 17 she was a teacher and later director of the preparatory courses Yamaha in Verona. Since 1984 she has been teaching piano in the main State Conservatories of Music, she currently teaches at the Conservatory "F.A. Bonporti" of Trento, detached section of Riva del Garda. She also taught in piano master classes in Conegliano, Udine, Trieste, Nervi (Ge), and she was teacher at the Ecole Normale de Musique "Alfred Cortot" in Paris. She is frequently asked to be part of juries in National and International piano competitions. In the teaching activity she has been rewarded many times as a teacher with the most number of students first classified. The awards achieved are more than 600. She is also takes care to the organization of cultural activities to promote young artists. Indeed, she was in the directorate of the GMI section (Musical youth of Italy) in Verona for more than 10 years.She collaborated with the Como Autumn Music in 1985.She was Artistic Director of the Academy Music of Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN), of the Musical Association "W.A.Mozart" Valeggio sul Mincio (Vr) and of the "Academy Universe Art" of Verona. She was Editorial and Artistic director of the Project "Antologia Sonora", an initiative to promote young talent through the creation and distribution of a CD-Rom published by Piana Editor Graphic Arts. She is artistic manager for Italy and Intenational ufficial member of the "Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation” of Salt Lake City - Utah (USA). Since 2000 she is Artistic Director of the Cultural Association “Project Mikrokosmos" of Verona and since 2011 she is authorizated teacher at the ABRSM (Royal Academy of London).

IX International Masterclass 2018