LUCA SCANDALI was born in Ancona (Italy).
He received a diploma in Organ and Composition for Organ with first-
Subsequently he continued his organ studies under Ton Koopman, Andrea Marcon, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini and Liuwe Tamminga.
Furthermore, he devotes his time to research into the problems inherent in the performance practice of Renaissance, Baroque and Romantic music, through the study of treatises and original instruments.
He won the first edition of the scholarship "F. Barocci" (Ancona, Italy) for young organists in 1986.
In 1992 he won the third prize at the First International Organ Competition "Città di Milano" (Italy), in 1994 he won the fourth prize at the Eleventh International Organ Competition of Brugge (Belgium).
In 1998 he won the first prize at the Twelfth International Organ Competition "Paul Hofhaimer" of Innsbruck (Austria), whose jury awarded only four times over its 40-
He has been invited to give masterclasses and courses at various prestigious venues (Corsi di Musica Antica a Magnano, University of Padua, Hochschule für Musik Johannes Gutenberg-
He has taught at the conservatories of Riva del Garda, Monopoli, Foggia and Perugia and he currently holds the teaching posts of Organ and Composition for Organ at the Conservatory "G. Rossini" of Pesaro.
For Il Levante Libreria Editrice (Tastata collection) he published the Canzoni de intavolatura d’organo fatte alla francese (1599) by Vincenzo Pellegrini (around 1562–1630). He has written and published musicological texts on various magazines as Arte Organaria e Organistica and Informazione Organistica.
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