Paolo Geminiani studied in composition, choral music and choral conducting with Cristina Landuzzi, electronic music and band instrumentation at the conservatoires of Bologna and Modena and finally advanced Master at Verona Opera Academy with Azio Corghi, triennal degree at ICONS Academy Novara with Alessandro Solbiati and other courses with Franco Donatoni, Adriano Guarnieri, Alvise Vidolin.
He has won and received commendations at various competitions including: G. Mahler Klagenfurt, International Arts Educators Forum NYC-Rome, Città di Spoleto, The Future Blend Project UK, Counterpoint NYC-Lucca, Daegu, V. Bucchi Prize Rome, Volos International Competition, SuonoSonda, Pierre Schaeffer, Egidio Carella, Antonio Manoni, Reggello International Festival, Spontaneous Combustion, Rosolino Toscano and many others.
His works performed in Italy, Europe, North and South America, Asia: 48th John Donald Robb Composers' Symposium 2019, XII Festival NED Ensemble, MA/IN MAtera INtermedia Festival 2017, Milano Cinque Giornate 2017, ICF Italian Composer Forum 2014-17, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2016, North/South Consonance 2016 NYC, Universidade de Évora, Museu Condes de Castro Guimaraes di Cascais, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal), Spectrum, North/South Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Lefrak Hall Queens College, Steinway Hall and Legacy Hall, Columbus State University, Isaacs Auditorium Selingrove (USA), Sauble Beach Guitar Festival Canada, International Contemporary Music Festival di Deagu, DAMus UNA Sala García Morillo Buenos Aires, Festival 9th Annual Sauble Beach Guitar Festival, 49th Festival Musica Nova "Gilberto Méndes" Ribeirão Preto, ISCM World Music Day Slovenia 2015....
Works performed by ensemble e orchestras: Sidney Contemporary Orchestra, BRNO Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra, Daegu Contemporary Music Orchestra, North/South Chamber Orchestra NYC, Uroboros Ensemble London, New MADE Ensemble, NED Ensemble, Trio XelmYa+, Ensemble Zipangu, Dedalo Ensemble, Ensemble Antidogma, Phoenix String Quartet, Quartetto Ascanio, Assisi Suono Sacro.
Soloists: Emanuele Arciuli, Andrea Macinanti, Marino Bedetti, Alessandro Cazzato, Alessandra Gentile, Sara Minelli, Orlando Cela, Linda Wetherill, Artur Cimirro, Rephael Negri, Birgit Nolte, Sophie Rocks Arcadio Baracchi, Carmine Rizzi, Andrea Ceccomori, Rephael Negri, Leopoldo Saracino, Antonella Bini, Donato D’Antonio & Vanni Montanari, Silvio Zalambani & Amerindia ensemble, Duo Novecembalo, Chiara Urli.
Scores published by Ut Orpheus, Sconfinarte, Diaphonia, PanasMusic, MAP, Agenda. CD’s by Tactus Edizioni, Ablaze Records, RMN Label, Soundiff.