Dr. Allison Brewster Franzetti

Sarah Giannetti 🇮🇹

Piano Studio


College Level 

Piano Performance
Chamber Music

Pre-college Level

Piano Performance
Chamber Music

Skill Levels


Learning Format

Virtually - worldwide (Zoom, Skype etc.)
In-person - Licciana Nardi, Italy
Languages - Italian, English


Sarah Giannetti is an Italian award-winning pianist. Born in Sarzana, she started to learn piano at age 3 and since then has been performing in her native country Italy and other European countries. In Italy, Sarah has performed at some of the most prestigious concert venues including Toniolo's Theatre, Sale Apollinee, Firenze Palazzo Vecchio, Sarzana Teatro degli Impavidi, Padova, Auditorium Pollini. Her recent concerts took place in England (Shoreditchtreehouse), Spain (Sala Eutherpe Leon), and in Uzbekistan (Turkiston Concert Hall).
She has performed with The National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan, 
Toscanini Symphony Orchestra, OPV Symphony Orchestra, Milano Pianolink Symphony Orchestra, Venice Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Jan Nathan Koening, Pietro Semenzato, and Tigran Shiganyan.
Recently, she performed in a 6 pianos ensemble with Valentina Lisiza, Alexei Kuznetsoff, Roberto Prosseda, Gile Bae and
Massimo Salotti.

Sarah has won many national and international awards: 
  • Premio “Vittorio Righetti piano competition” (Lerici), First prize “J.S. Bach piano competition”(Sestri Levante), First Prize
  • “Liszt award” for the best interpretation of Valzer Faust (Liszt-Gounod), (Firenze)
  • First prize winner of“International Crescendo piano competition”(Firenze), “Giulio
  • Rospigliosi”(Pistoia), “International Riviera della Versilia piano competition”(Viaregg
  • “Imola International piano award” and First prize winner of “Albenga International piano competition”
  • “Debussy Award” for the best interpretation of L'isle Joyeuse, (Milano).
  • First prize winner of “Piove di Sacco International piano competition”(Padova),
  • “International piano competition Città di Sarzana” and “Cortemilia International piano competition”(Alessandria).

  • First Prize winner of “Padova International competition for soloists and orchestra”.(Padova)
  • First Prize winner of “International Competition CMCV”(Verona)
  • Grand Prize Winner of “Global Music Partnership International Concerto Competition
  • First Prize winner of London Grand Prize Virtuoso 2019.
  • First Prize Winner of “Concours de Quebèc" in Canada.
  • First Prize Winner of “Golden Classical Music Award 2020”

Sarah has studied at the Puccini Conservatory, in La Spezia, 
under the guidance of Tina Zucchellini and Olga Zdorenko, and at the prestigious Accademia Pianistica in Imola, under the guidance of Maestro Leonid Margarius.
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