Musician - Composer – Arranger – Producer
He graduated at the Conservatory of Music "F. Cilea" of Reggio Calabria, and specialized in Horn under the guidance of teacher Filippo Azzaretto. He graduated in Instrumental Teaching (Bi.For.Doc.) at the Conservatory "S. Giacomantonio" of Cosenza. He is Professor of Horn at the Forum Novum State Secondary School of Rieti.
He took part in the Italian Brass Week of Cesena as International Professor of the Junior Brass. He attended training courses at the National Academy "S. Cecilia" in Rome and at the School of Music of Fiesole (Florence) with the teachers Guido Corti and Alessio Allegrini. He participated in master classes of teachers such as: Dale Clevenger, Radovan Vlatkovic, Frank Lloyd, Hans Pizka, Charles Vernon, Jean-Pierre Cenedese, Jeff Nelsen, Norbert Sterz, Luca Benucci, Ugo Favaro and Alessandro Saraconi.
He took part as a soloist in the International Meeting of Hornist "Guelfo Nalli", organized annually in Supino (Frosinone).
He performed as soloist with the Youth Orchestra of the Conservatory "F. Cilea" of Reggio C., the Concert No. 3 in E flat Major for Horn and Orchestra KV 447 of W. A. Mozart.
He performed as soloist in Dolcenera’ s band in the following songs: "Niente al mondo" at the Coca Cola Summer Festival (winning the RTL Award 102.5 - Summer Song 2014) and "Un altro giorno sulla terra" at the Wind Summer Festival, broadcast on TV and radio networks Channel 5 of Mediaset, RTL 102.5 and Radio 105. He had the opportunity to participate in international seminars of orchestral training, performing with the Youth Symphony Orchestra "F. Fenaroli" of Lanciano (Chieti).
He was invited to the casting for the 2nd and 3rd Horn at the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
It collaborates with orchestras such as: Conservatory of Music "F. Cilea" of Reggio C., Youth Orchestra of the Conservatory of Music "G. Verdi" of Milan, Youth of the Emilia Romagna "A. Toscanini" of Parma, Conservatory of Music "E. R. Duni" of Matera, V. Galilei di Fiesole in which Gabriele Ferro held his courses in orchestral conducting, Conservatory of Music “A. Buzzolla” of Adria (RO), Briccialdi Musical Institute of Terni, Benevento Philharmonic, Mannheimer Philharmoniker (Germany), Conservatory of Music “C. Monteverdi” of Bolzano (the concerts are broadcast on RAI Südtirol) and Philharmonic of Franciacorta.
He was eligible to play in orchestras such as: Youth of the Emilia Romagna "A. Toscanini" of Parma, Maggio Formazione of the Theatre Musical May Fiorentino of Florence and Conservatory "E. R. Duni" of Matera.
He began a journey in Ancient Music joining the Project "Messa in Si minor - J. S. Bach" within the Early Music Festival of Rome with M ° E. Pecchinini and a collaboration with the Enea Barock Orchestra.
He currently plays with various brass and chamber groups, and he is founder of the Movie Brass Quintet with whom he recorded the albums: "Symphonic Sounds" - published by Always Records, P. Studio & Valle, Giovanni Edizioni Musicali and "ACTION!" published by Valle G. Ed. Musicali & ApplausoUS (USA) and other singles: That’s a Plenty - L. Pollack, Natale sarà - A. Macrì & D. Ciotoli (Awarded at the National Competition of Art and Literature "Manuel Foderà" in Catania) and Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra nota" - L. Sebastianelli.
At the same time he also works as a composer and arranger in the field of brass music and numerous pieces, signed Music Macrì Editions, have been published and distributed by Sheet Music Plus (World's Largest Sheet Music Selection) and performed at festivals, such as: International Meeting of Hornist "G. Nalli", Santa Fiora in Music, Sardigna Brass Festival, Venice Plays Festival, The European Days of Italian Heritage and Italian Brass Week in Cesena and in Florence.
The music is performed in 15 Countries from different brass formations, such as: BUSINA BRASS, KOLIN BRASS, SAN ANTONIO BRASS, UNDERGRADUATE BRASS, ELDER CONSERVATORIUM BRASS, SMU SYMPHONIA BRASS, TUBILUSTRIUM BRASS ENSEMBLE, TROMPAS LUSAS HORN QUARTET, SOMMERSTAD BRASSKVINTETT, CARAVELA BRASS, CONCENTUS OTTONI of the ARENA DI VERONA, BRASS QUINTET of the MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO, PANAMA BRASS, GOLDEN HORN BRASS and BRASS QUINTET of the ROME OPERA HOUSE.
In collaboration with the P. Studio Edizioni Musicali, he founded Macrì Productions (record label), which deals with the production and distribution of Italian and International music (streaming & download) in the best official channels, thanks to the Company "Believe Digital Music". Our distribution network includes a wide variety of digital music services such as: iTunes, Amazon, Cubomusica, Deezer, Spotify and streaming video channels like YouTube, Dailymotion and mobile phone services.