David Bellugi Master class

David Bellugi is a recorder virtuoso, concert and studio musician, Macintosh-enthusiast, Sound Designer editor and part owner of the Florence-based record company.

David has a B.A. in Applied Musicology which he received Summa cum Laude from the University of California at San Diego, where he studied with Bernhardt-Ambros Batschelet (flute), Robert Erickson and Bernard Rands (composition), Anthony Newman (harpsichord), Thomas Nee (conducting), and Bertram Turetzky (advisor for musicology). He continued his musicological research in Early Music performance practices under the guidance of Antoine Geoffroy-Dechaume in Paris (a student of Early Music pioneer, Arnold Dolmetsch).

As soloist David has performed with many orchestras including: the RAI-Torino, Radio France-Paris, Radio France-Lille, Radio della Svizzera Italiana, as well as with the orchestras of Bari, Cagliari, Cordoba, Emilia-Romagna, Firenze, Harvard University, Milano, Padova, Palermo, Sanremo and Torino. He has performed in recitals and concert/lectures in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland and in the U.S.A.

He has premiered various works (Luciano Berio, Nuccio D'Angelo, Ugalberto de Angelis, Dan Locklair, A. Riccardo Luciani, Carlo Prosperi, and Giulio Viozzi have dedicated works to Bellugi) and has appeared successfully as conductor-soloist.

Bellugi teaches Recorder at the "Luigi Cherubini" Conservatoire  in Florence Italy.

David Bellugi teaches recorder at the Cherubini Conservatory in Florence, Italy.

Most of the photographs on the Summer School pages were taken by David Bellugi   and Arlette Herrenschmidt during the 2003 et 2004  Dolmetsch Summer School at the LMFL's Frensham Hheights Summer course.

David maintains an archive of many of these and other pictures at LMFL Summer School  Archives  and maintains his own comprehensive web site