Erica Piccotti

Cello

Erica Piccotti graduated summa cum laude at age fourteen from the Santa Cecilia Conservatory. She studied at the Hochschule der K√ľnste Bern and Walter Stauffer Academy, and now studies at the Kronberg Academy. She won first prizes at the¬†Premio Nazionale delle Arti, Jugend Musiziert, and Antonio Janigro competitions, among others. A participant in major international festivals such as Chigiana and Spoleto, she has performed as soloist worldwide and was awarded by the Italian president in 2013. She plays a Francesco Ruggeri cello (Cremona, 1692), kindly provided by the Fondazione Micheli di Milano.