Federico Tramontana (*1995) is an Italian percussionist and performer
specializing in the interpretation of contemporary music. He
played in Italy, Serbia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Portugal,
Belgium and Finland.
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 at the Hochschule der Künste in Bern, Switzerland, with Brian
Archinal, Jochen Schorer and Christian Hartmann. Currently, he is part of the
Advanced Master in Contemporary Music in the KASK Conservatory of Ghent,
Belgium, under the mentoring of Tom De Cock.
He played in the following festivals: Biennale di Venezia, Angelica – centro di ricerca
musicale, Milano Musica, Festival
White Noise, Soneumus Festival Sarajevo, Lund Contemporary Music
Festival, Bozar Next
Generation, Zindering Festival, Festival Wegeder Wahrnehmung ,Cluster
Music Festival, MACRO – Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, Sala Verdi of
Conservatorio “G. Verdi” of Milan, Taverna Maderna, Forum Kammer Musik,
Incontemporanea Music Festival, Sound Scape Festival, Festival DME, Kunstmuseum Bern and many others.
He Worked with the following composers: Pierluigi
Billone, Stefano Gervasoni, Simon Steen-
Andersen, Thomas Demenga, Maurizio Azzan, Michael
Maierhof, Andrea Nicoli, Justina
Repečkaitė, Alessandro Perini, Simone Corti, and many others.
He won the following scholarships: Lyra
Stiftung (Switzerland), Hirschmann Foundation (Switzerland), Geert und Lore
Blanken – Schlemper – Stiftung (Switzerland), GAI Giovani Artisti Italiani
He received the awards for Best Performance of the 66th International Festival of Contemporary Music - La Biennale di Venezia.
His latest CD are Susu (Ema Vinci Contemporanea) e Roots
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 the Duo Dubois.