Marcella Crudeli

crudeli-jpgMarcella Crudeli is considered one of the most distinguished Italian concert performers. Overall, she has performed over two thousand concerts in more than eighty different countries in five continents. She is founder and president of the EPTA-Italy (European Piano Teachers Association) and of the Chopin Association which organizes concerts, international music courses of advanced piano playing, as well as the Roma International Piano Competition with the patronage of UNESCO. Consolidating her worldwide level acquired artistic status, she was awarded for her activity as piano performer and the President of the Republic bestowed the decorations of Cavaliere al Merito of the Italian Republic (1999), of Commendatore della Repubblica (2007) and the gold medal and the first class diploma for the Praiseworthy in the fields of education, culture and art (2003).