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Marco Scazzetta

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Born in Conversano (ITALY) in 1984. He graduated in Percussion at the Conservatory of Monopoli (IT), graduated in Didattica of Music at the Conservatory of Alessandria (IT), specialized in Timpani and Percussions under the guidance of D. Searcy, J. Scully, M. Quinn and C. Pirola at the Civic School of Music "C. Abbado "in Milan (IT). He studied Drums with W. Calloni, J. Macaluso, T. Arco, actually he is graduating in Jazz Drumming at the Conservatory of Como (IT).

Since 2004 he has been working as a Timpanist, Percussionist and Drummer, collaborating with several orchestras, including the Symphonic Orchestra G.Verdi in Milan, the Symphonic Orchestra of Sanremo, the Orchestra and the Chamber Ensemble of the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala Of Milan, Orchestra ICO Magna Grecia of Taranto, NJO Dutch Orchestra and Ensemble Academy of Netherlands, NRCU Orchestra of Kiev, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale of Spoleto, Brass Band Civic Orchestra of Milan, University Orchestra of Milan, and others.
He has performed in theaters such as the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, the Teatro Greco in Pompei, the St. Petersburg Philharmonia, the Royal Opera House in Muscat, the Tonhalle in Zurich, the Quirinale Palace in Rome, The Auditorium RSI in Lugano, the Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid, the Auditorium Stravinsky in Montreux and taking part in festivals like the Ravello Festival, the Wiener Festwochen, the Holland Festival.

He has featured artists such as Brian May, Herbie Hancock, Lang Lang, G. Dudamel, Y. Temirchanov, S. Mälkki, L. Francesconi, L. Bacalov, J. Axelrod, Noa, Lucio Dalla, Stefano Bollani, Andrea Bocelli , and others. Selected personally by Brian May and Roger Taylor, he was the Percussionist of the We Will Rock You - The Musical By Queen & Ben Elton, produced by Barley Arts Promotion and Queen Theatrical Productions. 

Since 2007 he has been teaching in Music Conservatories, Musical Highs, Middle Schools, Academy and Musical Institutes, such as Conservatorio “F.Vittadni” of Pavia, Liceo Musicale “C.Tenca” of Milan, Massive Arts Music Academy, and others. Author of the book “Metodo di Batteria a Colori" published by Sinfonica Edizioni and also translated into Spanish.