Francesco Vitucci, born in 1991, is a composer from Grumo Appula (Bari - Italy).
In 2016 he obtained the Academic Diploma (Bachelor) in Composition with full marks and honour, under the guidance of Biagio Putignano, at the Conservatory “Niccolò Piccinni” in Bari. With the same teacher and at the same institution he completed his studies, attending the two-year experimental Master in “Technological musical disciplines - Composition”, and obtaining the Diploma in 2018 with full marks, honour and mention of the jury.
In May 2020 he obtained the Master of Advanced Studies in “Music Composition” with full marks and honour, at the Conservatory of Italian Switzerland, in Lugano, under the guidance of Nadir Vassena.
In June 2022, under the guidance of Ivan Fedele, he obtained the Postgraduate Specialization Diploma in “Composition”, at the National Academy of Santa Cecilia (Rome), with full marks and honour.
At the same institution, he attended the “Electronic Music” course, held by Michelangelo Lupone
He has won important prizes in composition competitions in Italy and abroad (first prize at "2 Agosto" Competition 2021 | Bologna, first prize at "Concours Sampo 2021" | Saint-Etienne, Jurypreis and the Publikumpreis, at the “Junges Lied-Wettbewerbes” 2022 competition | Zurich, “Best piece of the trilogy” award and the “Best piece among the youngest composers”, within the 1st Composition Competition “Lirica da camera su testi di poeti e scrittori delle Case Museo di Romagna” | Bologna , second prize at "Poesia e Musica tra Italia e Giappone" | Osaka, etc), and has received several commissions for acoustic and mixed music (Orchestra Magna Grecia, Musinfo, Sol-O Canto Choir, Trio Lumen, Caelium, etc).
Ordinary member of S.I.M.C. Italy (Italian Society of Contemporary Music), his works are performed in concerts and festivals of contemporary music, in Italy and abroad (France, Switzerland, Croatia, America, Japan).