Romeo Melloni.  Photo credit: Chehalis Hegner.

Romeo Melloni.  Photo credit: Chehalis Hegner.

Born in Milan, Romeo Melloni began his studies in  music at an early age. After attending Milan University where he studied musicology with Francesco Degrada, Mr. Melloni moved to Boston.

In Boston he received his Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music (1987), his Master of Music (1989) and the honorary Graduate Diploma in composition (1991) from the New England Conservatory. 

His teachers include Robert DiDomenica, Theodore Antonio, and Giacomo Manzoni. Mr. Melloni has written seventy two works including solo, chamber, orchestral and vocal works.

His music has been performed in Europe and in the United States by numerous groups including:  The New Hampshire Music Festival, The Slovak Radio Orchestra, The Silesian Philharmonic, The Moravian Philharmonic, The Cambridge Symphony, The Merrimack Valley Philharmonic, The Nashua Chamber Symphony, The Martinu Quartet, The Solati Trio, The Manchester Chamber Players and the Magellan Ensemble. 

In the United States his music has been performed in New York City at Carnegie recital Hall, in Boston at Jordan Hall and in several other cities of the east coast. In Europe his music has been performed in Prague at the Rudolfinum and at Martinu Hall, in Milan at the Centro Filologico Milanese and in other European cities such as Olomoc (Czech Republic), Bratislava (Slovak republic), Katowice (Poland).  Some of his composition have been recorded on the MMC label.

Mr. Melloni taught music theory and composition at Plymouth State University and now is currently a member of the faculty at the Manchester Community Music School in New Hampshire.  He lives in Manchester with his wife Elizabeth.

Romeo Melloni è nato a Milano. Appassionato dell’espressione artistica in campo musicale, letterario e pittorico, dopo aver conseguito il diploma liceale, nel 1984 si è trasferito negli Stati Untiti dove si è dedicato in particolare agli studi musicali conseguendo titoli accademici in composizione presso il Berklee College of Music e il New England Conservatory. Vive a Manchester nel New Hampshire, dove continua la sua attività di scrittore, compositore e teorico di musica, e insegnante. Le sue opere musicali sono eseguite dal vivo e pubblicate.