Roberto Lomurno

He began his musical studies under the guidance of his father, Giovanni, continuing them at the Conservatory of Music "Niccolò Piccinni" in Bari with Daniele Zini and Margherita Quarta, and graduating in Organ and Organ Composition with full marks. He began studying composition with Mr. Bepi Speranza, continuing them at the Conservatory of music "Giuseppe Verdi" in Milan with Mr. Paolo Arcà. He attended master classes organ with Klemens Schnorr, Luigi Celeghin, Jean Guillou and Olivier Latry; Courses Choir Conducting with Mr. Marco Berrini, and courses conducting with Nicola Hansalik Samale at the Academy "A. Chenier" in Foggia and with Maurizio Dones at the Academy "Hans Swarovsky" in Milan.

It has more than 400 concerts in Italy and abroad for recording television stations (including BBC1 and BBC2 live Eurovision) as organist, pianist, continuo, Director of choir, Conductor and Maestro collaborator. He also recorded several CDs for the label Mediasat Group Milan and published by the "Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno". Awarded in several national piano competitions, yet eleven holds the 3rd prize at the II biennial of art and poetry "Prize Salvatore Quasimodo" as a composer, and was also winner of the contests organ "City of Viterbo in 1999" (The prize cat. A), "Rocco Rodio 2003" (The prize cat. Organ in training Chamber) and "Rocco Rodio 2004" (The prize Organ solo). He also played in important organ festivals including Bari (Holy Cross), Loreto (Basilica of the Holy House, First International Marian shrine - cited. John Paul II), Monopoli (Sacred Heart), Selva di Fasano (Trullo of the Lord), Legnano (St. Teresa).

Organist and Choirmaster at the parish "S. Maria delle Grazie al Naviglio" in Milan, Artistic and Music Director of the Project" Ars Artium ", and Music Director of the Association of Choral Graf Milan, from 1996 to 2006 he held the position of organist at the parish" B. V. Immaculate "in Bari, where he played also very active as a director and coach of the Schola Cantorum he founded, which was awarded the European Music Competition "Rocco Rodio 2005". Collaborator as organist, pianist and choir director of several associations (Ecumenical Chorale, Misure Composte, The Hope Jubilee Singers and Poly Biagio Grimaldi of Bari; Quadrivium and Music Laudantes Milan), from 2004 to 2006 he was also director of the choir "Stelle Alpine " of the Alpine National Association of Bari.

Author of numerous compositions and transcriptions for voices, choir and instruments, some of which were published and recorded by the Publishing House "Eurarte", also he wrote to the Foundation Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi Foundation and the Sacred Heart of Milan, who premiered the Suite "Divertimento Natalizio" for Choir and Orchestra, under the baton of Ruben Jais at the Auditorium of Milan on 20 December 2008. Promoter of cultural events, he created and directed the "First Memorial Alda Merini", celebrated 31 October 2010 on the occasion of the first anniversary of the death of the poet in the presence of prominent Milanese authorities and getting excellent support from newspapers and television at the event.