Federico Tramontana(*1995), is an Italian percussionist and performer. Graduating in 2017, cum laude and honorable mention at the Conservatory of Music "Fausto Torrefranca" of Vibo Valentia under the guidance of Vittorino Naso. In 2019 he finished his Master of Arts in Music Performance “mit Auszeichnung” (with distinction) at the Hochschule der Künste in Bern with Brian Archinal. Currently, he is part of the Advanced Master in Contemporary Music in the KASK Conservatory of Ghent, Belgium under the guidance of Ictus and Spectra Ensemble. Federico has consistently maintained an active career over the years, appearing at numerous festivals with different Ensemble and soloist such as Roccella Jazz Festival, Milano Musica Festival, Cluster Music Festival Lucca, HKB Geht and Land, Kunstmuseum Bern, Festival Rumore Bianco, Sonemus Festival, MACRO – Contemporary Art Museum Rome, Albino Classic, Neubad – Festival Wege der Wahrnehmung, Sala Verdi Milan, Forum KammerMusik, Concert in Progr – Bern, IIC Bruxells, Museo of ceramic in Savona, Dialoghi sul Comporre, Taverna Maderna Festival, Bozar Next Generation and many others. Among this concerts he collaborated with Simon Steen – Andersen, Manuel Josè Lopez Lopez (Italian prémiere), Aliser Sijaric (world prémiere), Thomas Demenga (Swiss prémiere) and Stefano Gervasoni (Italian prémiere). He already premiered more then ten pieces written for his Duo, Duo Dubois, by different Italian composers such as: Maura Capuzzo, Alessandro Milia, Maurizio Azzan, Maria Teresa Treccozi, Andrea Nicoli and many others. He won the following scholarships: Lyra Stiftung (CH), Hirschmann Foundation (CH) and Geert und Lore Blanken – Schlemper – Stiftung (CH). He gave a lectures about the percussion solos of Pierluigi Billone in the Conservatory of Music of Adria, Italy. He recorded for the label EMA Vinci, Contemporary Music. Federico nourishes an active career as a solo performer, contemporary music researcher, and educator, exploring the limitless world of contemporary art throughout his activities. He is member of Duo Dubois.