28 december 2021

I am pleased to inform you of the first prize at the 48th international composition competition of the Guido d'Arezzo Foundation

The jury composed of David Azurza (Spain) Nana Forte (Slovenia) Pawel Lukaszewski (Poland) Ko Matsushita (Japan) John August Pamintuan (Philippines) Roberta Vacca, Marcello Filotei (Italy) also decided to recognize the prestigious "Dante Alighieri Award" on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of his death with the composition "Cosi da lumi" text from the 14th chant of Paradise.

27 -28 december 2021

From an idea of M° Nicola Conci, a new and beautiful ANDCI initiative starts.
On 27 and 28 December 2021 in Salerno there will be the first meeting of the National Choir of Italian Choir Directors. In a wonderful place, directly on the sea, two beautiful days of study on a Christmas repertoire composed for the occasion by seven Italian composers. All with the direction of M° Roberto Tofi, who will direct us to the concert in the beautiful Cathedral of Salerno.
Do not miss!
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01 June 2021

Finalist at the Seghizzi Composition competition 2021

 next 26 September 2021 in Gorizia – Italy.

05 may 2021


05 december 2020


01 novembre 2020

the ICOT Edition

(International Choral Organization of Tokyo)

publishes my piece to which it was assigned
2nd prize at the Japan International Choral Composition Competition 2020

Exsultate Justi

03 settembre 2018

Caltagirone (CT) College's Church 20.00


Salvo Gangi

clarinetist, composer,

choral and orchestral conductor

"Mind the meaning, and the sounds will take care of themselves."


music by Salvo Gangi



International competition choral music composition based on Dante's texts

"Puccininsieme al Sommo Poeta",

in collaboration with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Regione Toscana and the Municipality of Grosseto

Honorable Mention of my piece "CANTO XXXIII"

"particular compositional relevance and good harmonic knowledge"

Outcomes of the Jury's work

The Jury, composed of Walter Marzilli, artistic director of the Competition, Lorenzo Donati (Italy), Ivan Florjan (Slovenia), Valentino Miserachs Grau (Spain) Mauro Zuccante (Italy)


The winning and / or reported pieces will be performed for the first time by the organizing choir during their final concert at the end of November 2021 at the theater in Grosseto as part of the Tuscany Festival, closing the season of Dante Alighieri events.


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Associazione Nazionale Direttori di Coro

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25 novembre 2020

Thanks to the kind editor Ilaria Mantovani and the director Filippo Michelangeli for contacting me and publishing this news in the magazine


#suonarenews #ilariamantovani #ilportaledeimusicisti


09 september2019

Finalist at the Seghizzi international composition competition - Gorizia

I am particularly happy that my composition "Tempora Labuntur" (text by Ovidio, Fasti book VI) is in the final round at the prestigious 59th edition international choral composition competition "Seghizzi" in Gorizia.

Therefore I will compete in the Composition Trophy next July 2020.


03 settembre 2018

National composition competition "Vinicio Carrara"

in the final round in the composition competition - Carrara Edition of Bergamo

with the composition "O Sacrum Convivium".


14 aprile 2019

National composition competition

"Musiche della Passione" Mottola (TA)

in the final round in the composition competition "musiche della passione" city of Mottola (TA) with the composition for wind orchestra entitled "Elì", the composition was also awarded with a diploma of merit and a cash prize


7 december 2019

Sacred Music Choir Festival 

"Elio Muratori"

S. Lucia alla Badia ad Ortigia - (SR)

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15 december 2019

Scordia (CT) st Domenico Savio Church 20.00