Florida Carillon Festival Performance: Stefano Colletti
Things To Know
Enjoy a special recital on Facebook Live or in the Gardens from one of the nation’s finest carillonneurs. This festival unites Florida’s four unique carillons, Bok Tower Gardens Singing Tower (Lake Wales), Andrew W. Crawford (Venice), Dimmitt Memorial Carillon (Clearwater) and Century Tower at University of Florida (Gainesville), for a series of performances.
Event Date & Time
Friday, March 11, 2022
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Included with general admission or membership
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About the Performer
A native of France, Stefano Colletti has earned a Gold Medal in writing, musical training, carillon and piano. He also holds a certificate of completion in chamber music, sonata and orchestration, as well as a master’s degree in musicology from the University of Lille III and the Certificat d’Aptitude au Professorat de l’Enseignement du Second degree (CAPES) of musical education and choral singing.
He began the carillon in Saint-Amand-les-Eaux in 1985 and entered the French School of Carillon in 1991. He obtained the Master-carillonneur diploma in 1995.
In 1998, he was admitted to the National Conservatory of Music in Paris. That year, he was also a finalist in the Queen Fabiola carillon competition in Belgium. In September 1998, he was appointed master carillonneur of the city of Douai and professor of carillon at the Conservatoire national de Région de Douai. He is co-owner of the Carillons of Saint-Amand-les-Eaux and Orchies, in the North.
In June 2002, he obtained a higher diploma in musical writing, including a first prize in harmony, a first prize in counterpoint, a prize in fugue and forms and an orchestration prize.
A virtuoso of international renown, he performs in Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Portugal, England, Ireland and the United States (in Michigan, Illinois and Florida). Since 1998, he has recorded more than 10 CDs of carillon pieces.