Pianist and composer-artistic Director of TBM Project
Sandro Cuccuini, conservatory graduated in piano performance (Conservatory “Giuseppe Verdi” of Turin, Italy, 1988).
He has worked as a Pianist accompanist and Composer since 1995. In the course of the years, the highlights of Sandro Cuccuini’s creative career include collaborations, occasional or continuing, with various important Schools of Dance, Summer Schools and Institutions such as:
“The Wells Ballet Courses with Dancers of the Royal Ballet Company”, London
“Staatsballet Berlin”, Berlin
“Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater”, New York
“Metropolitan Fine Arts Center”, Washington
“Dance School of Scotland”, Glasgow
“London Contemporary Ballet Theatre”, London
“Royal Conservatoire of Scotland”, Glasgow
“Associação da Dança Ibérica”, Portugal
“Central School of Ballet”, London
“Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing”, London
“Pineapple Studios”, London
“Royal Academy of Dance”, London
“Tanzsommer festival”, Bolzano
“Acsi D.E.E.”, Lecco
“International Summer School”, Volta Mantovana (Mn)
“1^ Edizione Concours Rudolf Noureev”, Rimini
“Accademia Nazionale di Danza”, Roma
“Summer School Dance and Musical”, Salsomaggiore Terme (Pr)
“Lega Danza UISP”, Rimini
“Teatro Nuovo per la Danza”, Torino
“Il Balletto”, Castelfranco Veneto (Tv)
“Modern Dance Academy”, Torino
gli eventi di “Week-end in Palcoscenico” Pinerolo (To)
“R.A.D. Italian Summer School”, Fondo (Tn)
“Moncalvo in Danza”, Moncalvo (At)
“Stage Internazionale di Danza”, Bergamo
TUTOR IN MUSIC APPLIED COURSES FOR DANCE TEACHERS
In 2021 he began working with AEDJ – Academie Europeenne de danse Modern Jazz
In 2020 he began working with Accredited training agency of the Regione Piemonte – M.D.A. Modern Dance Academy
In 2019 he began working with Monica Sava in Metodo Sava courses
Since 2015 he has been Tutor and Head of Music Department for ACSI D.E.E.
Between 2013 and 2017 he was tutor, for Teresa Hall courses (D.D.I and D.D.E), in I.S.T.D. training program.
Between 2003 and 2014 he was a trainer in RAD training program (CBTS), in the field of musicality.
In 2018 he created a project/workshop of music applied dedicated to dance teachers: “TBM Project – Teaching Ballet through Music”.
Between 2008 and 2010 he collaborated with Martin Puttke in Italy, running courses for ballet teachers (DANAMOS).
He composed and recorded nine Cd’s for Ballet classes for the methodology “ACSI D.E.E.”
He composed and recorded two Cd’s for Ballet classes for the methodology “Metodo Sava”
He composed and recorded three Cd’s for Ballet classes: “Music for Ballet vol. 1, 2 and 3”
He composed and arranged nine Cd’s for the methodology “Modern Dance Academy”
Since 1982, together wih the activity of Pianist Accompanist, he is Musician and Conductor for Operetta Companies, Opera Singers and Actors. He has hundreds of performances in Italy and Europe under his belt
Between 2000 and 2006 he was Artistic Dir. and conductor of the “Torino Teatro Operetta“.
During the 2016/2017 theater season, he was conductor in the “Compagnia Grandi Spettacoli”, Milano.
Since 2019 he collaborates with the Association “Pianovoce” for shows
Since 2019 he collaborates with the municipality of Kyoto (Japan), for concerts
He is Composer and Arranger of the Musical “Valjean”, freely adapted from the novel by Victor Hugo “Les Misérables”. In 2013 “Valjean” received a nomination at the “Italian Musical Awards 2013” in the “Best Musical off” section
Lyrics and Script: Fulvio Crivello and Fabrizio Rizzolo
Director: Fulvio Crivello Production: Associazione 9430 www.valjeanmusical.it
He is Composer and Arranger of the Musical “Il canto invisibile”
Lyrics: Alessandra Falco Script: Umberto Gelatti
Director: Umberto Gelatti Production: Suore Operaie Santa Casa di Nazareth