Marco Berrini

Conductor and music teacher, Marco Berrini is one of the most active choral conductors in Italy today. Currently a professor of choral conducting at the Conservatorio “A. Steffani” in Castelfranco Veneto, his conducting includes the direction of a number of ensembles. He is the founding Artistic Director of the professional vocal ensemble Ars Cantica Choir & Consort.
Berrini has worked in major festivals and concert seasons throughout Italy, as well as in Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Israel and the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, he worked as choirmaster at the Carlo Felice Opera Theatre in Genoa. From 1989 to 1992 he was Deputy Director of the Italian national broadcasting network (RAI) Chamber Choir in Rome, with which he made recordings for RAI Radio-3. ​
A graduate of the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan, where he studied piano, conducting, composition and musicology, Berrini went on to receive first prizes in numerous national and international conducting competitions. Since 2009, he has also been the Artistic Director of the Milan Choral Academy, a unique  international training program for choir directors and singers. 
He edits choral scores for several publishers, including Suvini Zerboni, Carrara, Rugginenti, Discantica, Carisch, BMM. On a regular basis, he is also a jury member for various national and international choir competitions.