Arianna Picci

Arianna Picci began playing the flute at the age of seven at the Harmonium High School of Music in Lecce, Italy. She made her debut at the age of nine with Concerto No. 4, Op.10 of Vivaldi accompanied by the chamber orchestra of the Lecce Conservatory. She has always studied under the guidance of Lucia Rizzello, with whom she earned a second-level Degree "Cum Laude with Honours" at the "Tito Schipa" Conservatory of Lecce in the academic year 2020/2021. She studied Traverso with the same teacher.

At the age of 12, she finished as semi-finalist at the "7th International Music Competition for Young People" in Oldenburg (Germany), and won numerous first prizes, including the fifteenth edition of the "Premio Nazionale delle Arti" made by Ministero Istruzione Università e Ricerca in 2021. 

She has performed numerous duo concerts for Flute and Piano and Flute and Guitar. As a soloist, she played with the "Vivaldi Chamber Orchestra" of Palmi (Reggio Calabria 2017) and with the "Giulio Rusconi" Symphony Orchestra in Rho (Milan 2018), performing Devienne's Concerto in E minor.

In 2018, she won the audition as first flute for the ONCI (National Orchestra of Italian Conservatories), playing in prestigious venues. In 2021, she completed her three-year course studies at the Imola Academy with Maestri Andrea Manco, Andrea Oliva, Maurizio Valentini and Adriana Ferreira; she is currently attends in the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana under the guidance of Maestro Andrea Oliva.