Elena Cecconi has captivated audiences in concert halls and Festivals in Italy, Europe, Brazil,
Argentina, Costa Rica, Japan, Hong Kong-China, Thailand, USA and Russia. As soloist she has performed
with several Orchestras including the Budapest Chamber Orchestra, UCS and OSPA Brazil Orchestras,
Scarlatti of Napoli and Cremona Soloists, Albanian Radio Television, Catania and Sicilian Symphony
Orchestras. She recorded 5 stars international CD for Edipan, Ricordi-Stradivarius, Bayer Records, Talent,
Tactus, Brilliant, La Bottega Discantica, Urania records, Da Vinci Edition. She was Principal Solo Flute of
the Sicilian Symphony Orchestra until 1994 and also performed as Principal Solo Flute in the Orchestras of
Venice, Parma , Vicenza, Piacenza, Alessandria. Elena is Flute Professor at the Music Academy G.Nicolini
of Piacenza, and she also conducts and performs with The Joyful Flute Ensemble, founded by her. She
teaches Masterclasses in Music Academies in Italy, Greece, Turkey, Weimar and Osnabrück -Germany,
Krakov- Poland, Alicante, Valencia, La Coruña, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Vigo - Spain, Libon, Aveiro-
Portugal and in USA: Florida, Louisiana, Illinois Universities, and NFA and FFA flute Convention; in Porto
Alegre and Vale Veneto-Brazil and Maimonodes University in Buenos Aires-Argentina, at the International
Flute Festival in San José- Costa Rica and Abraf 2014 , Porto Alegre 2016 flute convention- Brazil; Mendoza
world flute. Convention 2017- Argentina. She was Guest Artist at International Wind Festival 2019 in
Novara. She is Guest Artist at Gazzelloni Festival in Roccasecca and International Wind Instruments Festival
in Corfù-Greece, with recitals and Masterclass. Elena performs with several chamber groups as Ensemble La
Variazione, Il Cuore che pensa, duo with the actress Laura Trimarchi, flute and piano duo EleAna with the
pianist Ana Ilic. She specialized at the Hochschule für Musik of Vienna with W. Schulz after graduating in
Italy at Conservatorio of Frosinone with the highest marks. Elena performs in the project Donatori di Musica
and she is Dama Magistrale of Knights of Malta. Elena was in the Jury at the Mozart International
Competition - Berlin 2018 and at Rospigliosi International Competition 2019. Recently her book of poems "
Inquietudini fra Musica e Silenzio" has been published by Aracne publisher. More poems by Elena has
been published in Poems Anthologies by several publisher. New poems just published: “Arabeschi e
Geometrie” by De Ferrari- Genova, including a solo flute live CD “Il respiro che racconta” . In
December 2021 has been published a third poems book, “Ironie della sorte, Tempo e Destini” by
Albatros-Il Filo. In March 2023 a poems book “Umane dissonanze Echi divini” has been published by
Pav publisher. Elena received awards and certificates of merit for her Poems.
A new solo flute CD with music of Keller and Jensen has been published by Da Vinci Publishing.
Elena plays a Haynes gold flute 14 K – 1960 which belonged to the famous Italian flutist Severino Gazzelloni.