Sandro Cuccuini

Pianist and composer-artistic Director of TBM Project

Sandro Cuccuini, conservatory graduated in piano performance (Conservatory “Giuseppe Verdi” of Turin, Italy, 1988).

DANCE

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:

PIANIST

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).

DISCOGRAPHY

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

THEATRE

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

MUSICAL THEATRE

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

www.ilcantoinvisibile.it