Edoardo Giachino

Edoardo Giachino

Orchestra di Santa Cecilia Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Edoardo Giachino is the percussionist of the Orchestra Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Rome since the audition won in 2009. In 2007 he was chosen by Zubin Mehta to be the percussionist of the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Since 2010 he is Professor of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.

He has developed new performing techniques, he has made videos and his channel is followed in Europe, Asia and America. He wrote seven teaching manuals and various pieces of concert music expressly written for his students.

Very active in the field of contemporary music, he plays as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles, collaborating with many composers and performing national and international premieres.

He founded Takt-Time, a group of eclectic musicians offering pieces of baroque, romantic, rock, contemporary, folk, urban music, giving life to a new sound experience created by the use of traditional and alternative instruments.