Luciano Zampar was born in Cambé - Brazil, in 1979.
In 2001 he moved to Switzerland pursuing both the "Pedagogic Diplom" and the "Soloist Diplom" in percussion.
In 2010 he graduated with a Master of Arts in Music Performance (Ensemble conducting contemporary repertoire) and after he complete a specialization (MAS) in music technology and audio design.
He currently teaches at the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana - University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI).
Frequently connected in the creation of new music, Luciano Zampar is often involved in the creation of music for multimedia, theatrical and dance projects, working closely with writers, painters, sculptors, and other performers as well.
Luciano Zampar was born in Cambe' (Parana' - Brazil) in 1979.
In Brazil he studied with Dr. Ney Rosauro and with Dr. Gilmar Goulart. In 2000 he completed his Bachelor Degree in percussion at the Federal University of Santa Maria (Rio Grande do Sul).
In 2001 he moved to Lugano (Switzerland) to continue his studies with Prof. Mircea Ardeleanu, pursuing both the "Pedagogic Diplom" and the "Soloist Diplom" at the "Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana".
Subsequently he studied orchestral conducting with Prof. Giorgio Bernasconi and with Prof. Arturo Tamayo. In 2010 he graduated with a Master of Arts in Music Performance (Ensemble conducting contemporary repertoire).
In 2012 he complete a specialization (MAS) in music technology and audio design.
Luciano Zampar is a founding member of the "K-TZ Musica para Percussao" quartet, a project devoted to the research, creation, and performance of the percussion repertoire. The group is also involved in education seminars and outreaching projects.
During his career as a percussionist Luciano Zampar had the chance to perform in various masterclasses, festivals, and competition, working closely with artists such as Luis Anunciaçao, John Boudler, Carlos Tarcha, Joaquim Abreu, John Beck, Bill Malenhof, Siegfried Fink, Jan Willians, Joao Carlos Dalgalarrondo, Leigh Howard Stevens, Eduardo Gianesella, Carlos Stasi, Alfredo Lima, NEXUS Percussion Ensemble, David Friedman, Nana' Vasconcelos, Marcio Bahia, John Bergamo, Rainer Seegers, Emmanuel Se'journe', Maurizio Ben Omar, William Blank, Bernhard Wulff, Mike Quinn, Isao Nakamura, Steven Schick, and others.
In Switzerland he won the "Alfonso Sprecher/BSI" scholarship.
He performed as soloist with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana (OSI) at EXPO SUISSE `2002. He performed with this orchestra in various occasions – both in concerts and recording sessions – with various conductors: Heinz Holliger, Gaunther Herbig, Charles Dotoit, Dmitrij Kitajenko, Alain Lombard, Sir Neville Marinner and others.
In Germany, he won the Stipendienpreis at the Internationalen Ferienkurse faur Neue Musik (Darmstadt 2002) and in 2003 Karlheinz Stockhausen granted him the First Prize in Performance at the Stockhausen-Kurs (Kaurten-Kaoln).
Frequently involved in the creation of new music, he performed in numerous festivals: ELAP latino AMERICA, ISCM World New Music SUISSE, IPCL Luxembourg, Martha Argerich Project, Berlin Tanz Tage, Moscow perc. Festival, Boswiler Sommer, TanzFaktor Suisse and others.
Luciano Zampar is also often involved in the creation of music for multimedia, theatrical and dance projects, working closely with writers, painters, sculptors, and other performers as well.
At the moment he has a very busy schedule as percussion teacher around the Ticino area.