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Born in Spoleto, Italy, DAVIDE ZANNONI began his career as a jazz drummer, subsequently joining the Percussion Section of the Maggio Fiorentino Orchestra in Florence, Italy, under the direction of Zubin Mehta. After studying composition and piano privately in Italy, he accepted a scholarship from New York's Queens College, where he received his Masters Degree.

Zannoni has written several orchestral, chamber, vocal and solo works and has received numerous commissions from performers and organizations, among them the New York Festival of Song, The Jade String Trio, The Downtown Chamber Players, The Darkwood Consort, The Risorgimento Project, violinist Stefan Milenkovich, flutist Joanna Goldstein, sopranos Leesa Levy and Lynne Hayden Findlay, percussionists James Preiss and Greg Giannascoli in the U.S., and Tetraktis Percussioni, Trio Albatros Ensemble, trumpeter Ivano Ascari, flutist Nicola Mazzanti, percussionists Federico Poli and Gionata Faralli, as well as pianist Carlo Levi Minzi in Italy.

Mr. Zannoni has received grants and awards from The American Music Center, Meet the Composer, and NYSCA. Recordings of his works by Nicola Mazzanti, Greg Giannascoli, Frederico Poli, Guido Arbonelli, Tetraktis and Ivano Ascari are available on various labels. His music has been choreographed in Italy and the U.S. by such groups as The Ailey School of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and he wrote the music for the award-winning documentary "Where Did Forever Go." Davide Zannoni's music is regularly performed in the U.S. and Italy, as well as in Canada, Israel, Brazil, Australia, Finland, Japan, Lithuania, Romania and England.

 Davide Zannoni's music is also featured on the website of artist Frances Smokowski. Visit her website at: www.chrysalisstudio.com