The Chamber Choir "Antonino Giunta", is part of the research and study activities of the homonymous Musical Association chaired by Mario Bruno, with the aim of enhancing some lovers of bel canto, who, in the musical discipline, have discovered the beauty of "ensemble singing".
The Choir, directed by Maestro Carmelo Capizzi, is dedicated to a varied repertoire in musical styles and genres, participating in concert events, festivals and festivals, independently or jointly with other choral and orchestral formations.
Thanks to a constant commitment, the choir has managed to improve the melodic sensitivity and rhythmic skills of each of its components.
Among the activities of the Chamber Choir "Antonino Giunta" three important projects should be mentioned:
-"animasicula", a show that brings together the polyphony of the choir and the singer of the Sicilian vocal tradition Rita Botto;
-"Festival Cori in Voce", is the festival of music and choral singing, expression of joy, exchange, solidarity and friendship;
-"Ponte Musica", a choral meeting where the education of welcoming the immigrant passes through the inescapable moment of the experience of music and with music.
In addition, in 2011, the "Antonino Giunta" Choir was awarded by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (M.The.B.A.C.), of the recognition as a Group of National Interest and subsequently in 2017 it obtained the Coinage with the Medal of the Presidency of the Republic. "
CARMELO CAPIZZI musician Calascibettese.
He studied flute with the masters Angelo Faja and Salvatore Buetto.
He has participated in several specialization courses with distinguished masters: Piero Guarino, Anna Maria Morini, Eliodoro Sollima, Angelo Faja.
He has participated in courses for Conductors of Choirs and Wind Orchestras held by Maestros Giovanni Piazza, Thomas Briccetti, Nunzio Ortolano, Giuseppe Lotario and Fulvio Creux; and with the artists Aurelio Gatti, Vittorio Vaccaro, Rita Botto, Francesco Nicolosi, Francesco Cultreri, Andrea Ferrante, Lorenzo Lima, Carmelo Calò.
He has received numerous awards, including the first prizes at the International Music Competition of Acqui Terme (AL), at the National Competition of Modica (RG), at the National Competition of Venetico Superiore (ME), at the Italian Flute Festival, at the National Selection Concerts-prize of Rende (CS) and Campobello di Licata (AG).
In 1998 with the Picnic Ensemble he played for the HAITITALIA Group at the Gonzaga Institute in Milan.
He has performed and continues to perform as a soloist and in various chamber music ensembles (Albisiphon Ensemble, Due C Duo, Revensemble, Decamus Duo, Venti Sonori Ensemble), performing in various cultural centers in Italy and abroad.
Flute teacher at the Liceo Musicale di Enna. He is currently the provincial delegate of the Fe.Ba.Yes. and artistic director of the Musical Association "Antonino Giunta" of Calascibetta, with which in 2011 he obtained recognition as a Group of National Interest by M.The.B.A.C. and subsequently in 2017 he received the Coinage with the Medal of the Presidency of the Republic; moreover, in 2017, he conducted the "Città di Calascibetta" Band Corps at the XVIII "Festival Internazionale Bande Musicali" in Giulianova (Teramo), obtaining the 1st Absolute Prize and the Special Prize as best wind orchestra.
In 2019 always with the Musical Association "Antonino Giunta" he received the recognition as "Eccellenza Xibetana".
He is Artistic Conductor of the National Music Competition "Premio Città di Calascibetta" and creator-organizer of the "Quinto Flauto Festival", the only international event in Sicily dedicated to the flute.