Jacopo Giacopuzzi is a world-class artist who specializes in Classical Piano performance with more than two decades of experience. He is also best known for his multi-talented skills, including also photography and video making, that he uses to deliver an outstanding performance for his fans across the globe. He was honored with an award by the Accademia Filarmonica di Verona for the year’s best diploma in 2006 during his study period at the Conservatorio “E.F. Dall’Abaco” of Verona and graduated cum laude. He studied at various levels that have helped him to become a master in the entertainment industry; he received his Master’s Degree cum laude in Piano performance under the guidance of Virginio Pavarana, one in Sound Design, with Mauro Graziani, at the Conservatory of Verona, and one at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California under the guidance of Prof. Kevin Fitz-Gerald.
Jacopo has performed across different continents. His unique social skills allow him to blend into various cultures perfectly and his various accolades prove his outstanding performance. In 2013, he received a special prize from the Jury at the Ibiza International Competition. He has been the outright winner of many competitions that include: Osimo, Manerbio, Gussago, Sestri Levante, Maccagno, Piombino, Moncalieri (2010), Riccione (March 2011), Lissone (Premio Liszt 2011), Sansepolcro (June 2011), Premio Crescendo in Firenze (2012), San Donà Di Piave International Competition (2014) and International Liszt Competition in Los Angeles (November 2014). He also won a scholarship to participate in Sergio Perticaroli’s master-class in Salzburg.
Furthermore, he has performed with other top artists around the world while he was a chamber musician; he has performed regularly in duos with violinist Anastasyia Petryshak with whom he took part in many music festivals in Italy, such as the Bologna Festival, Ischia Chamber Music Festival and Altolivenza Festival.
In addition, Jacopo has performed at various major festivals and venues in the U.S. and Europe like the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara and Pianofest in the Hamptons. He has been appreciated by audiences in Hawaii, California and the Hamptons. Also, his achievement over the years can’t be over emphasized as Jacopo recently won the Beverly Hills Music in The Mansion Audition in Los Angeles.
Jacopo lives in both Los Angeles/ Santa Barbara and in Verona, where you’ll find him surfing, skateboarding or snowboarding. He also enjoys traveling and he always looks forward to meeting new people. He has offered his experience; skills and achievements to everyone and also he has helped create great memories.