Franco Antonio Mirenzi (1959), composer, has improved his own music skills with Aldo Clementi and Salvatore Sciarrino after getting the diploma in organ, organ composition and music didactics.
He has made a name for himself firstly as an organ concert artist and then as a music teacher.
Franco Antonio Mirenzi composes with no limits of music genres and styles.
His orchestral compositions are commissioned, published, performed and appreciated in Italy and abroad.
Since 1992 he has been teaching Elements of composition for music didactics at Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Rome. He has taught the same matter at the Conservatory of Messina (from 1986 to 1990) and at the Conservatory of Latina (from 1990 on) too.
Since the academic year 2000-2001 he has been teaching composition Didactics at SSIS-Puglia and he has given (from 2002 to 2004) a course on Elements of harmony and counterpoint at Lecce University.
He works in public schools training music teachers.
He has written essays and he has cooperated to prestigious publications.
Since 1997 he has been an elected member of the national Council of Education.
He is an elected member of the Academic Body of Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Rome.
He lives and works in Rome.
Music: Al ritorno
2008 Sospiri per un tempo di gioia 5'45'' orchestra d'archi 2008 L'abbandono e la corsa 5'41'' flauto e pianoforte 2008 Il girasole 4'30'' pianoforti (due) e recording media 2008 Un flipper...nel mare 9'20'' pianoforti (due) 2007 Scheletri d'alberi