"Si vive di musica, se la musica la si vive" (S. Marchese)
Stefano Marchese is an Italian award-winning singer-songwriter and educator. He has collaborated with Grammy Awards Bobby McFerrin and Luis Enrique among others.
Thanks to his solo album “Radici”, Stefano Marchese was nominated among the 100 most relevant Abruzzesi abroad (Serafini, 2021).
Band leader of Scanzonati, along with bass player Berklee faculty Andrea Pejrolo, has collaborated with stars of Italian Musica Leggera such as Mogol and Carmen Consoli.
His performances were featured on RAI International and RAI Italia. Radio and TV host and producer, his show "L'Italia Chiamò Show" was aired on more than 40 TV Channels in Italy and Europe and have seen the participation of Oscar Awardee composer and director Nicola Piovani, as well as Italian jazz and pop stars such as Chiara Civello, Zucchero, Levante, Durdast, and GeGé Telesforo.
Berklee College of Music faculty and teaching artist for the Eliot School, Stefano Marchese is an award-winning music educator that presented at national and international music education conferences and published on music education journals on the issue of Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Technology in music education.
As artistic director, he curates several series and festivals in New England such as Jazz In The Park, Sounds Of Italy, and Piazza All'Aperto among others.