The Castellani Andriaccio Duo

Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio have enjoyed a celebrated career as one of the foremost guitars duos in the world. Having received numerous awards and distinctions from the very beginning of their duo days including two National Endowment for the Arts Solo Recitalist Fellowships and a scholarship to the master classes of Andres Segovia in Spain, they have toured internationally as recitalists performing at the White House and the Kennedy Center and as concerto soloists with orchestras around the world.  Sought after pedagogues as well, they have performed and taught at over one hundred colleges, universities and conservatories. Their collaboration with Grammy nominated composer, Roberto Sierra has resulted in two magnificent new concertos for two guitars and orchestra, Of Discoveries and the Fantasia Corelliana.

The Catalogue

The Duo has recorded seven acclaimed cds, two named "Best of the Year" by Fanfare Magazine and American Record Guide. Critics around the globe from the New York Times to Gramophone Magazine have unanimously praised their, "elegance, style, poise and exquisite taste in interpretation". Currently, Joanne and Michael are the CoDirectors of the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition presented by WNED-FM and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Joanne also teaches on the music Faculty of SUNY at Buffalo while maintaining a full private teaching studio of traditional and Suzuki guitar students. Michael has recorded the acclaimed world premiere recording of Goyescana, concerto for Guitar and Orchestra by three-time Grammy and Ace award winning composer, Michael Colina, with the London Symphony Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios.

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The Castellani-Andriaccio Duo
Award winning American composer, Roberto Sierra has composed two major concerti for the Duo.
www.robertosierra.com

The Duo are Co-Artistic Directors of the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition
www.fallettacompetition.org

The Castellani-Andriaccio Duo are endorsers of Karura Guitar Cases
www.karuracase.com

Savarez Strings

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Jacqulin Kinal, personal representative
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Tel: 716.445.4602
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