|Born in 1963 in Rome, Mauro Marchetti graduated in Harp at “Santa Cecilia” Conservatory in Rome. He performed both as a soloist and in duo and trio with singers and instrumentalists, in orchestra, like Accademia Santa Cecilia, Opera di Roma.
He studied Choir Conduction with many teachers (Paolo Lucci, Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden, G. Graden, S. Kuret,).
He conducted several vocal and instrumental groups and since 1992 is the conductor of Città di Roma Choir in Rome, a polyphonic mixed choir which performed all over Europe and abroad. Under his direction the choir won many first prizes and special jury prizes in national and international competitions.
He is conductor of the Modus Ensemble, vocal group specializing in early and contemporary music.
He conducted premiere works of Ennio Morricone, Michele Josia, Javier Busto, Piero Caraba, Andrea Basevi, Lorenzo Donati, Manolo Da Rold and Italian and european premieres of Eric Whitacre and Benjamin Britten.
He was often appointed as a jury member in competitions of composition and choral performance.
He has been teacher for many courses in choral conducting and composition and actually is teacher at the Conservatory of Music of Messina.
Awarded for Best Choir Conductor at the International Choral Competition in Varna (Bulgaria) and the Polyphonic Arezzo (Italy).