ALESSANDRA GAROSI Born in Siena, she graduated in piano in 1984 in Florence with the Masters Paolo Rio Nardi and Gregoria Gobbi. She then traveled to Australia where she continued her piano studies with Sonya Hanke in Sydney. On her return to Europe she studied with Pascal Rogè in Nice, with Alain Meunier at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, with Ivan Moravec in Ireland, with Giancarlo Cardini at the GAMO in Florence, with Georgy Sebok in Switzerland and Pier Narciso Masi at the International Academy of Biella. In 1987 she attended the University of Indiana at Bloomington in the U.S.A. where she studied various disciplines including theater, composition and musical studies with pianists Shigeo Neriky and Georgy Sebok, chamber music with the Borodin trio and composition with John Meuhelsen. She has played on four continents since 1985, a guest in major festivals and theaters. He has collaborated with great masters of classical music such as Pier Narciso Masi and Harvey Sachs, met and collaborated with famous contemporary jazz personalities such as Stefano Bollani, Stefano Zenni and Giorgio Gaslini, played with minimalists including Gavin Bryars, Roger Eno, Michael Nyman. Active in the field of contemporary and border music, he collaborated with Kocani Orkestar, with German trumpet player Markus Stockhausen, often involved in international projects such as the Alternative Festival in Prague and the "Festival of Slow Music" in Australia as well as in the "Nueva Musica" of the Teatro de la Ciulad in Mexico City. Many composers have written music for her, including Roger Eno, Gavin Bryars, Mitchel Peter Hamel, Kamran Khacheh, Steven Brown, Daniel Shell, May Howlett. She is active as a soloist and has been part of the Harmonia group working for the management of Materiali Sonori from 1990 to 2010. Harmonia has explored musical territories from minimalism to music for cinema, leaving a wide and varied discographic literature, from Frank Zappa to Nino Rota . Harmonia was welcomed by the national and international press as an icon of border chamber music in the 1990s and beyond. In theatrical fields he has interwoven artistic projects with directors (among others) Kevin Crowford, Giovanni Massa (Ferribotte Film) Romano Usai and Fulvio Cauteruccio.