Spielzeit 26.08. - 09.10.

Fabio Mina

Born in Rimini in 1984 Fabio Mina started to play flute when he was young, he took the flute graduation in 2004 and since 2000 he has devoted himself to composition. During the conservatory years he began the experience with the improvisation at first in a jazz context and in second period in a musical landscape without borders.He studied North-Indian traditional music, Japanese and Persian music and in 2002 began to practice bansuri (the Indian bamboo flute), dizi, xiao and bawu (three different kinds of chinese bamboo flutes) and duduk (Armenian oboe made of apricot wood). He’s very interested in ancient music, Gregorian Chant and sacred old music.In 2006 he moved to Berlin where he lived for almost two years. He had a lot of experiences there playing with street musicians, dancers and taking part in the festival for contemporary music MaerzMusik. He attended workshops with Markus Stockhausen, Kenny Wheller, Tristan Honsinger, Sascha Armbruster, Burkhard Beins, Orm Finnendahl. He has a project with the dancers Raffaella Galdi and Viviana Defazio called ALI, moreover he plays in solo, duo and quartet. In his work as musician he wants to deepen the links between music and spiritual roots and place it in a contemporary context through the improvisation and the composition.