ANDREA SALICINI BALLANDI
COMPOSER - PIANIST - PRODUCER
"I never liked the idea of identifying myself in a single genre or musical category, Music gives me the possibility to express myself freely, without blimits, it allow me to dream.
And I like to experience it 360 degrees."
2nd Prize Winner
Finalist Top 20
Born in 1994 in Bologna (Italy), he graduated in classical piano at “G. Frescobaldi" Ferrara’s conservatory in 2016.
He performed numerous solo and chamber concerts in many prestigious theaters and venues in Italy and abroad.
During 2018-2019 he attended the Griffith Film and Television Academy of Rome for the composition of soundtracks and music for images, also following the advanced course Griffith-IITM (Italian Institute for Musical Technologies) taught by some professionals of the film industry and television.
During 2020-2021 he attends the Film Scoring Master at “Santa Cecilia” Rome’s conservatory, studying with many important film composers (Paolo Vivaldi, Louis Siciliano, Tommy Caputo, Bruno Zambrini, Conrad Pope, Franco Piersanti, Andrea Guerra, Emanuele Bossi, Pasquale Catalano etc.)
His experiences range between different musical genres, with numerous works in recording studios for projects, ranging from pop / rock to orchestral and electronic.
Among the various projects, he composed the music of the winning song for “Regoliamoci" talent from RAI 1 (first national television channel), he produced music for commercial videos and web spots, he signed soundtracks for short films and he made albums and singles both as a composer and performer.