About Cicerone writers

Meet the Cicerone writers

The Cicerone Writers are all coming from the musical field, whether it’s classical music, pop, rock & blues, or composing/songwriting.

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Irma de Jong

Irma de Jong from the Netherlands is a Artist and Project Manager and managing director of Cicerone Music & Art.  She has been working in the classical music field for more than 25 years. Irma has worked with many renowned artists and orchestras. She worked in various cultural projects as project manager, such as violin competitions, exhibitions and events, music festivals and online music learning. Irma is the general coordinator and producer of an online music video platform of Master Classes for advanced students in classical music.

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Gianriccardo Pera

Gianriccardo Pera from Italy is a producer, director, documentary maker and script writer. Worked as a director for Mediaset TV Italy for many years. He produced shows for RAI TV and theatres. Gianriccardo is the Artistic Director of BlackBear Music International, an online piano and guitar lesson academy. He has produced as Music Video Director masterclasses for an online music video platform for advanced students in classical music. Gianriccardo is specialist for web communication, video entertainment and music video recordings.

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Eric Wilson

Eric M. Wilson from the USA is a pianist, organist, arranger, music instructor, and technologist. Eric is Director of Customer Success for Collabra Music, a Louisville-based music education software company, and serves as Director of Music for Howell United Methodist Church in Evansville, IN. Before joining the Collabra team, he served as Lecturer of Art and Music and Assistant to the Director of Assessment at Oakland City University. Eric holds a BA in Music Education & Piano Performance from Oakland City University and an MS in Music Technology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Matthias Kadar, composer and singer/songwriter

Matthias Kadar from Germany/Hungary is composer and singer, and is noted for his idiosyncratic musical language and distinct writing style. Kadar studied composition and piano with Christian Lauba in Bordeaux and later with Theo Loevendie at the Amsterdam Conservatory. He composed about 200 works for solo voice or instrument, ensemble, orchestra. Matthias collaborations as a composer/ singer have taken him or his compositions to the most prestigious concert halls or festivals in Europe, USA, Australia and Asia. Together with Iván Fischer, he worked since more then a decade on different musical projects.

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