Gregorio is a trumpet player currently living and freelancing in London.
Originally from the north east of Italy, Gregorio started playing trumpet in the local village wind band at the age of 6.
Later he graduated at the Music Conservatoire "J. Tomadini" in Udine, Italy.
In September 2015 he moved to London to start the BMus Programme at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance under the supervision of Bob Farley and the former BBC Symphony Orchestra member Andy Hendrie. He also studied Jazz Trumpet with the renowned jazz trumpet player Steve Waterman.
Gregorio is currently studying with world famous trumpet player Paul Mayes and he is especially interested in Paulís scientific approach which brings physics, physiology and design together in a unique and innovative way.
During his career Gregorio has performed in symphony orchestras, wind bands, chamber groups, brass ensembles, big bands, musical theatre orchestras, function bands, period orchestras, ...
In august 2017 Gregorio had been selected to perform with the Jeune Orchestre Europeen Hector Berlioz at the Berlioz Festival (France), playing side by side with the soloist of the french orchestra 'Les Siecles' and the renowned conductor and London symphony Orchestra guest conductor François-Xavier Roth.
Gregorio enjoys playing many different genres of music: he is always very keen in discovering and learning new genres of music and he is particularly interested in world music.
Gregorio attended masterclasses with the finest trumpet players and educators: Paul Mayes, Tom Hooten (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Alan Thomas (BBC Symphony Orchestra), Sergio Carolino, Jamie Prophet (BBC Philharmonic Orchestra),Ottaviano Cristofoli (Japan Philharmonic Orchestra), Michael Sachs (Cleveland Symphony orchestra), Gabriele Cassone, Marco Braito (RAI Symphony Orchestra), Arnold Stanko and many others.
In addition, he attended the Advanced Course at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole studying with Gabriele Cassone and Marco Pierobon.
He enjoys working with a vast array of conductors such as Francois-Xavier Roth, Timothy Redmond, Gerry Cornelius, Martin André, Alexander Walker, Adrian Brown to name but a few.
When Gregorio is not practicing or performing he enjoys lifting weights at the local gym, reading a book, having a drink with his friends at the pub or watching Top Gear.
Gregorio's studies at TLCMD had been generously supported by a grant from The Henry Wood Accomodation Trust Fund.
You can find more information on my Encore profile: www.encoremusicians.com/Gregorio-Zilio
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00
If you feel this profile contains any inaccurate or inappropriate content, please
let us know.