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Pietro Adragna enChiara Sernesi 2023Pietro Adragna en Chiara Sernesi (IT)

Pietro Adragna was born in Erice (Italy) in 1988. At the tender age of five, he started to study the accordion under the guidance of Maestro Salvatore Graziano. In the following years, Pietro studied classical Piano at the Conservatory "A. Sciortino" of Trapani under the direction of Maestro Paolo De Bartoli. From 2004, he studied the classical and variety repertoires with Maestro Roberto Fuccelli at the Music Academy in Perugia, where he was for many years 1st accordionist of the accordion orchestra "Libertango". Since 2009, he emphatically studied the variety repertoire with the world famous Maestro Frederich Deschamps.

After graduating both in Classical Accordion cum laude under the direction of Maestro Ivano Battiston and in Classical Piano under the direction of Maestro Su Cin Yang at the Conservatory "L. Cherubini" of Florence, he continued with studies for Orchestra Conductor at the same Conservatory with Maestro Alessandro Pinzauti. At the end of 2017 he successfully graduated for orchestra conductor. In addition, he participated in several postgraduate courses taught by great Maestros, such as Stefano Bollani, Richard Galliano, Frank Marocco, Renzo Ruggieri, Giorgio Dellarole, Claudio Jacomucci, Luciano Biondini and Piero Bellugi.

Click HERE for a video recording from 2016 in which he plays Tici Tico and suddenly part of Flight of the bumblebee halfway through.


Chiara Sernesi (Erice, 28 September 1998) Sicilian flautist and concert performer.

Chiara Sernesi was born in 1998 in Erice (Trapani, Sicily) where, at the age of eleven, she began studying flute with Maestro Luigi De Vincenzi. A few years later she decided to undertake the course of study at the “Antonio Scontrino” Conservatory of Trapani studying under the guidance of various teachers, such as Stefano Parrino, Lucrezia Vitale and Giuseppe Nese, graduating with honors.

She perfected her studies with Masters of international renown, such as Saladino, Careddu, Buetto, Vella, Caroli and Ghiani.
Chiara is the winner of numerous national and international competitions, both as a soloist and in chamber music formation and she covers, in the role of flautist and octavinist, the role of Orchestra Professor at the “Ente Luglio Musicale Trapanese Orchestra”.

While she carries out an intense concert activity both as a soloist and in various chamber ensembles and Symphony Orchestras in Italy and abroad, she carries on the teaching activity, which has always been a favorite and integrative aspect of his professional activity.
In fact, she is a flute Professor at Music Middle School “Luigi Pirandello” of Mazara del Vallo, Trapani.


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