Valentina Renesto

Valentina Renesto studied Saxophone at the Conservatories of Parma and La Spezia, where she graduated with honours. She currently teaches saxophone at La Spezia Liceo Musicale “V. Cardarelli”. She has held Masterclasses at prestigious institutions in Germany, Poland and the U.S. and played on three continents. 

In 2010 she began her activity with “ExclusIVe Saxophone Quartet” (Soprano Sax), immediately receiving positive professional feedback. The Quartet has been invited to festivals and concert series in Italy and abroad and has recorded CDs for Sheva and Da Vinci. 

For the same labels, Valentina recorded CDs dedicated to Richard Strauss and to English and Italian contemporary composers. 

Active in Duo with piano and as a soloist, she has played concertos by Glazunov, Gunaropulos, Strauss as well as shorter compositions by Piazzolla, Schumann and others.