Prize winner composer of the Composition competition “The contemporary piano 2017″ for his work “Leprechaun” for piano 4 hands
Born in Greece with Italian origin, Salvatore Bezzi is an award- winning pianist, soloist, piano professor and composer based in Greece. He enrolled at the conservatory at age 9, having piano and theory lessons and obtained degrees in Advanced Harmony, Counterpoint and Fugue with Grade A. He studied the piano with Jenny Protopapa (Soloist, Director of the Hellenic Conservatory of Music & Arts and beloved student of Joseph Dichler) and obtained a Diploma in Piano Performance with Grade A and First Prize.
He has been teaching piano in several conservatories for over 20 years. His primary interest, though, is in the field of composition. Salvatore has composed numerous works for a wide variety of musical genres, including chamber music, solo music and symphonic music, as well as music for short films, theatrical plays, songs and other independent projects.
His composition “Polichinelle” for piano and clarinet has been awarded First Prize in the 9th Volos International Composition Competition (category “Chamber Music”, 2011) as well as in the 30th Panhellenic Symposium of Arts in Salamina (2014, in collaboration with The Club for UNESCO of Piraeus and Islands).