Honorable mention to the ICC “The contemporary piano 2019”
for his work for solo piano “Preludio, siciliana e finale”
Christian Paterniti graduated in piano with top marks and honours at the Arcangelo Corelli Conservatoire in Messina. In the same institution, in the class of Gaetano Indaco, he obtained the superior academic diploma in piano with highest grades, honours, honorable mention and recommendation to publish his dissertation. This last was developed under the supervision of the musicologist Mario Musumeci and it contains the entire translation from French to Italian of the pioneering Traité historique d’analisé harmonique (1982) by the composer and musicologist Jacques Chailley.
Parallel to the piano academic education, he attended masterclasses and studied with eminent masters like Leonid Margarius, Giuseppe Andaloro, Pierluigi Camicia, Roberto Cappello, Leslie Howard, Fabrizio Dorsi (conducting).