Chiara Percivati, 1986, was born in Pinerolo, northern Italy. She started playing the clarinet at the age of ten with Fabrizio Fantino, and then studied with Sergio Delmastro and Alessandro Carbonare in the Conservatorio G. Verdi of Milano. Deeply interested in new music, Chiara has been scholarship holder of the XXth Century Ensemble of the Teatro alla Scala Academy from 2009 till 2012, studying there with Fabrizio Meloni. She studies composition at the Scuola Civica di Milano.
She collaborated with conductors such as George Benjamin, Peter Rundel, Daniele Gatti, Marco Angius, Francesco Angelico, Frank Ollu, Jonathan Stockhammer, Yoichi Sugiyama, Renato Rivolta and Susanna Mälkki, and played in international festivals, among them the Wiener Festwochen Festival, Klangspuren Festival in Schwaz, MITO festival, Kortrijk Festival, Traiettorie Festival of Parma, Holland Festival and in the Teatro alla Scala of Milano.
She attended clarinet masterclasses with Alessandro Carbonare, Paolo Beltramini and Enrico Maria Baroni. She has attended chamber music courses given by the Altenberg Trio at the Accademia di musica di Pinerolo, and the International Ensemble Modern Academy (IEMA) masterclass in Schwaz, 2011.
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