Behind the piano: Gian Marco Castro

Behind the piano: Gian Marco Castro

Where are you from? And where do you live?
I’m from Italy and I live in Augusta (Italy).

How long have you been playing the piano?
I have played the piano for 11 years, now I’m 23.

Do you play other instruments as well? 
No but I’m able to compose for any instrument.

Tell us about how you started playing music. 
ince when I’m was a child I loved classical music because my father was a musician too.

How long have you been making piano music?
When I listened to some neoclassical tracks and I thought “It would be awesome compose something that could be beautiful like this”!

What are your favorite artists in this “piano genre”?
I love Max Richter, Nils Frahm, Peter Broderick and Òlafur Arnalds

How long is your shortest song? 
Maybe 1 minutes but it’s a piano track that I composed for a Series called “Hidden”.

What rules (in making music) needs to be broken?
just be yourself, don’t copy from other composers, try to create something never hears and listen a lot of music and not just the genre that you compose!

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