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Giancarlo Scalia: Biography

Giancarlo Scalia
1990 -
Region: Québec

Giancarlo Scalia

Born in Montreal, Giancarlo Scalia is very active as a pianist, vocal coach and composer. He has served as musical director or répétiteur for various companies such as Opéra immédiat, Opéra bouffe du Québec and the Halifax Summer Opera Festival and has performed as collaborative pianist throughout Canada as well as in France, Austria, Germany, Italy, the United States and China. Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre, he has composed for various soloists and ensembles and his works have been performed in Canada, the United States and Europe. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree and a DESS in piano performance under the direction of Jimmy Brière and Marc Durand and a Master’s degree in composition under the direction of Denis Gougeon from the Université de Montréal before pursuing his studies privately with pianists Walter Moore and Norman Shetler in Vienna and Claude Webster in Montréal. www.giancarloscalia.com