Mignemi (1966) is teacher of
Harmony and Counterpoint in the Conservatory of Music in Palermo. He took his degree with maximum vote in Piano (1986) and
Composition (2007), in
Choral Music and Choir Condiction (Florence 1993), in Vocal Polyphonic Composition (Milan, 1999) and in
Instrumentation for Wind Band (2004).
He took his superior level degree in Composition
and Choir Condiction (Messina 2009) and in Orchestral Composition
(Messina 2011) with special mention .
At the Accademia Chigiana of Siena,
he specialized in Contempo- rary Music (F. Donatoni) and Film Music (E.
First Performance 4 december 2010 - 20 p.m.
Duomo of Giarre (Italy)
Coro Polifonico "Ouverture" direct by Giovanni
Mr. Mignemi’s career is filled with composing instrumental and vocal works
and concertizing. His works are published by Carrara Editions (Bergamo)
and A.V.E. Editions (Rome). He was the conductor of the Poliphonic Chorale
"S. Cecilia" of the Cathedral of Acireale and of the Poliphonic Chorale
"S. Pancrazio" of Giardini-Naxos. Currently he's conductor of the
"Maria SS. del Rosario" in Fleri (Zafferana Etnea) and of
the children's choir "Jonia Junior" of
Giarre. Mr. Mignemi
achieved two awards of artistic merit at the National Piano Composition
Competition of Savona (1995, 1997). He achieved the 1st absolute prize
to the National Composition Competition for Sacred Music of Cassino
(1998 and 2003). At the International Competition Composition "TIME
2000," organized by the Jan Vermulst Foundation in collaboration
with Europe Cantat and A Coeur Joie, he won 3rd prize with the
temps qui passe,"
published by Annie
Bank Music Publisher
in Amstelveen (NL). In
the 2001 he has obtaineda special prize to the 1st National Competition of Choral
Processing “Alberto Favara “, organized by ARS Cori, with the work
“ Catania “.He has obtained in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 the 1st absolute
prize to the National Competition of Choral Composition and Processing
of Christmas Songs of Calabria with the works:"Ntra
"Bombinuzzu bellu bellu",
la notti" and "Chi
bella la notti di Natali". In
2004 the Italian Choral Federa- tion (Feniarco)
has commissioned him a work to three choirs, "Spiritus
Domini", on behalf of the
Gio- nile Italiano (Italian Youth Choir), performed besides on
the occasion of the annual meeting of Europe Cantat (Venice, November 20
the 2005 he has obtained
2rd prize at
the Composition Competition for choir and organ "Rocco Rodio"
in Castellana Grotte.
How conductor has achieved different prizes in choral