The Duo Santelli Marazzi was born in 2010 by the cooperation of two teachers from Scuola di Musica “G. Moro “of Viadana engaged in the rediscovery and enhancement of the huge repertoire of music composed for their formation. Since their inception, they have won the audience’s favor for their brilliant performances and for their popularity concert conference. They have held concerts for various institutions and performances such as: “Appuntamenti musicali e culturali all’Accademia di Scienze, Lettere e Arti di Modena”, Palazzo Ducale in Sassuolo and Festival “Oltre la musica di Lodovico” in Viadana.
FELICE SANTELLI, flute
He has studied at “A.Boito” Conservatory in Parma, where he brilliantly took his diploma under M°C.Ferrarini’s direction. The two following years he attended the “Scuola Musicale di Milano” where he specialized with M°C.Tabarelli. As a regular student he has attended courses and master classes with world-famous teachers, like R.Fabbriciani, D.Formisano, M.Bignardelli, F.Florio, B.Cavallo and J.Galway. In 2006 he attended a chamber music workshop about Mozart’s Flute Quartets, held by the “String Trio” of La Scala Philharmonic Academy. He has entered musical contests and was awarded the 2nd prize (the 1st not being assigned) at “Città di Verucchio (Rimini)” National Contest in 2000. He has recorded several CDs, both as a soloist and a flute player in a chamber ensemble. As a concert artist he has taken part in many musical festivals, being a solo player or a member of chamber, vocal and instrumental ensembles (among them Philharmonic Orchestra of Mantua, Aloisiana Orchestra of Castiglione delle Stiviere MN, Lodoviciano Festival Orchestra, Santelli-Marazzi Flute&Guitar Duo, Phoenix Flute Quartet). Moreover Felice Santelli has joined the musical festival “ Apropos of Amadeus” in Sala Baganza (PR), playing Mozart’s K.156 Duets, in a duo with flutist Roberto Fabbriciani; he has taken part in remarkable events organized by “Parma Lirica” association; he has played Mozart’s “Flute and String Quartets” together with La Scala String Trio, on Mozart memorial days at Parma Conservatoire and last but not least he has held concerts with pianist Marino Cavalca in Trois Rivières (Canada). Besides playing in concerts, he has also been teaching flute for many years in music workshops at Mantua state schools. He is a flute and music theory teacher at several music institutions and schools, among them the “Scuola di Musica G.Moro” in Viadana and the “A.M.S.” in Dosolo.
LUCA MARAZZI, guitar
Born in Piacenza, he graduated from the Conservatory “Arrigo Boito” in Parma with Enrico Tagliavini and completed his studies with Giampaolo Bandini and Luca Lucini. He studied composition with Giorgio Tosi and attended masterclasses with Vincenzo Saldarelli and Thomas Kirchhoff (Amadeus Guitar Duo). In solo and in chamber music group he performed concerts in various Italian cities and in Japan. With the Quartet Arquà he performed “Fandango” of Luigi Boccherini. He carries out teaching activity for numerous Italian institutions as the Institute “Pellegrino da Montechiaro” in Montichiari (BS), the Academy of Music “Antonio Vivaldi” in Carpenedolo (BS), the Music institute “G.Moro” in Viadana (MN), the Musical and integrated arts school “Musicalmente” directed by Antonello Farulli in Verona.