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Sebastian Piovesan
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In 1994 he began studying classical piano and in 2001 he started to study the bass guitar.

In 2008 he enrolled in the three year Higher Education in Jazz at the Conservatory G. Tartini in Trieste where he graduated in March 2012. After graduation he continued his course of studies with MA Degree in Jazz at the same academy where he graduated in September 2015. In these years he was able to study under the guidance of relevant musicians and teachers Giovanni Maier, Marc Abrams, Klaus Gesing, Glauco Venier, Matteo Alfonso and masters arrangement and composers Stefano Bellon and Alberto Mandarini.

Winner of two scholarships he had the chance to move first to Tallinn (Estonia) where he could further study at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and later in Leuven (Bel- gium) where he taught, collaborated and performed in the jazz department at the LUCA the School of Arts - Campus Lemmens Leuven for the 2015-2016 academic year. Thanks to these experiences he improved his professional skills and developed a deep enthusiasms for teaching.

Relevant is his dedication to the composition and the arrangement also developed thanks to the "Tartini Big Band" directed by Maestro Klaus Gesing, which he joined in 2012 as a bass player but also as a composer and arranger of some tunes.

Over the years he collected numerous performances with various ensembles in Italy but also in the international arena, among which the Pat Metheny Ensemble Group directed by Peter Hertmans. He also gained experience in the recording studio and he is now working for the development of his first disk as a leader.

At the same time his musical studies in 2007 he graduated at IUAV - University Institute of Architecture in Venice, in Architectural Sciences.

Education
2015 - 2016 Traineeship at LUCA School of Arts - Campus Lemmens Leuven (Belgium) (Electric bass teacher, playing in different high-level ensembles, doing concerts, composing and accompanying other students)

2012 - 2015 Second-cycle degree in Jazz (equivalent to master) Conservatory of music Giuseppe Tartini of Trieste (Italy)

2015 Erasmus Mobility Estonian Academy of Music ans Theatre of Tallinn (Estonia)

2008 - 2012 First-cycle degree in Jazz (equivalent to bachelor) Conservatory of music Giuseppe Tartini of Trieste (Italy)

2003 - 2007 Bachelor in Architecture - University IUAV of Venice (Italy)

Awards
2015 Erasmus+ Mobility Grant for Traineeship (UE Program) for the academy year 2015/2016 at the LUCA School of Arts - Campus Lemmens Leuven (Belgium)

2014 Erasmus+ Mobility Grant (UE Program) for the academy year 2014/2015 at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre di Tallinn (Estonia)

Certificates
2014
Jazz Masterclass by Arturas Anusauskas - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)
Jazz Masterclass by Esa Pietilä - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)
Jazz Masterclass by Riccardo Zegna - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)

2013
Certificate of Completion Berklee in Umbria - Berklee Summer School (Perugia)
Masterclass "Groove: ritual music" by Nik Bärtsch - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)

2012
Jazz workshop - Jesper Bodilsen (Trieste - Italy)
Jazz Masterclass by Kieth Tippett - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)

2011
Masterclass "The art of rhythm" by Jarrod Cagwin - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)

2010
Piano Jazz Masterclass by Keith Tippet - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)
Workshop "Bass technique on the improvised music and development of the rhythmic sense" by Björn Meyer - Conservatory G. Tartini (Trieste - Italy)
Percussion instruments Masterclass by Jarrod Cagwin - Conservatory G. Tartini (Italy)

2008
Certificate of Completion Berklee in Umbria - Berklee Summer School (Perugia - Italy)

Festival Jazz
2016 Leuven Jazz (Leuven - Belgio)
2015 EESTI Jazz (Tallin - Estonia)

2014
Trieste Love Jazz (Trieste - Italy)
FVG International Music Meeting 2014 (Sacile - Italy)
Meeting 2014 Pop and Jazz Platform (AEC) (Trieste - Italy)
Il Carso in Corso 2014 (Monfalcone - Italy)
I concerti a palazzo - VIII International concert (Pordenone - Italy)

2013
Nei Suoni dei Luoghi - International music festival (Udine - Italy)
UMBRIA JAZZ 2013 (Perugia - Italy)
Mittelfest 2013 - Mitteleuropa festival (Cividale del Friuli - Italy)
Le nuove rotte del Jazz - XI edition (Trieste - Italy)

2012
Nei Suoni dei Luoghi - International music festival (Udine - Italy)
Le nuove rotte del Jazz - X edition (Trieste - Italy)

2011
Nei Suoni dei Luoghi - International music festival (Udine - Italy)
Le nuove rotte del Jazz - IX edition (Trieste - Italy)
Jazz e dintorni (Venezia - Italy)

Concatcs and information
Sebastian Piovesan
piovesansebastian@gmail.com
www.sebastianpiovesan.com














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