Marco Sala, Clarinets
Marco Sala was born in Lecco (Italy). He achieved Bachelor and Master degrees in clarinet with professor Carlo Dall’Acqua at “G. Verdi” Conservatory in Como. He was awarded the city of Como’s “Franz Terraneo” prize as the graduate with the best grade of the 2008/2009 academic year.
He continued his clarinet studies with Alois Brandhofer at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg earning a Master of Arts degree with distinction, followed by postgraduate studies with Albert Osterhammer and Wenzel Fuchs.
Specialised in the lower instruments of the clarinet family (bass clarinet, basset horn and contrabass clarinet) and in contemporary music, he performed as soloist in Italy, Austria, Germany, Croatia, Hungary and South Korea. He also recorded for various labels such as VDE-GalloRecords, Brilliant Classics and Naxos.
Marco Sala is currently the principal bass clarinet of the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum and principal clarinet of the Antonio Vivaldi Orchestra. Since 2019 he holds the position of Senior Artist at the Institute of Contemporary Music of the Mozarteum University.