is one of the most esteemed classical accordion performers
on the international scene, having also a degree in violoncello.
After a remarkable artistic experience as a violoncellist with
the Chamber Orchestra "Angelicum of Milan", she has dedicated
herself to the development and enhancement of the classic accordion,
the instrument with which she began her musical studies. She was
a student of M° Vittorio Melocchi of Milan and under his guidance
she achieved many prestigious awards at international competitons.
As a concert soloist she has performed mainly music from the baroque
period to the 19th century, always obtaining a positiv consensus
from both critics and public. She has played as the soloist with
many prestigious chamber and italian sinfonic orchestras as well
as recording several CD's for important labels such as EMI CLASSICS.
With the Chamber Orchestra of Padova and Veneto she has performed
as the accordionist and bandoneonist with the world famous singer
Milva, in a tour throughout Italy and Germany which took them
to some of the most famous concert stages in those countries.
On this tour, they were performing a repertoire entirely dedicated
to Astor Piazzolla, achieving remarkably appreciative reviews
from the critics. Eugenia Marini has been the special guest artist
on many radio broadcasts in Italy and Austria and until 1999,
was a member of the sextet "Tangoseis". Eugenia Marini is currently
performing with various types of chamber groups in which prestigious
musicians are taking part. The composer Bruno Bettinelli from
Milan has dedicated her one composition for accordion soloist.
Eugenia Marini has lectured several courses, published Teaching
Methods for the classic accordion, promoted intense cultural activity
benefiting the concert accordion in international conferences
and collaborating with music magazines. For this activity she
was awarded " The Carlino d'Oro " in 1992 in Castelfidardo (Ancona).
She is currently the president of the "Italian Association of