Marco Gerboni

Marco Gerboni

A prodigious student, Marco Gerboni graduated in Sax Performance from the Conservatory "G.Rossini" of Pesaro with the highest possible grade at the age of 16. Three years later at 19, he completed his performance degree in clarinet as well.

As a duo performer, he won First prize in 12 national and international competitions.

In 1990, he won first prize for Principal Sax at the Arena di Verona Orchestra. As a soloist at only 14 years of age, he won first prize at the  International “Premio Ancona” for Wind Instruments (Goffredo Petrassi President of the Jury), while with the Baires ’87 Group he won the 1992 “G.Tani” Prize.

He has performed with various Symphony and Opera Orchestras amoung them : Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro alla Scala, Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice of Venice, Orchestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera of Rome, Orchestra della RAI of Turin, Italian Philarmonic Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo of  Napoli, Orchestra dell'Ente lirico Arena of Verona, Orchestra della Radiotelevisione Switzerland, The Hungarian Symphony Orchestra.

As a soloist he has performed with Orchestra del Teatro Comunale of Treviso, Orchestra of Ferrara, The Regional Orchestra of Lazio and The Orchestra Philarmonia Veneta, Arts Symphony Ensemble di Barcellona.

His recordings can be found on the following labels : Emi, Rai Trade, Delos, Stradivarius, Primrose Music and Pentaphon, Warner Bros.

He has already represented Italy at the 10th, 11th and 14th World Saxophone Congress (Italy 1992, Spain 1997,Slovenia 2006) and a the 1st European Congress of Saxophone (Spain 2014).

He was a member of Italian Saxophone Quartet and with this group performances have taken  throughout Europe  and  USA. He played also in Cina and Japan.

He has taught masterclass in Portogruaro, Fermo, Asolo, Frankfurt (Hochschule), Cordoba, Granada, Valencia, Jaèn and Madrid, Conservatory of music in Birmingham, University of  music in Iasi (Romania)  and at The University of Denver (Colorado).

He is currently full Professor of Sax at the “G. Frescobaldi” Conservatory of  Ferrara- Italy.