Agnese Manfredini was born in Pietrasanta (LU) on 21/12/1997. She was admitted at ISSM L. Boccherini in 2010 with Filippo Rogai. After winning a scholarship held by the Istituto Boccherini, she accomplished the second level academic degree in 2019 (110 cum Laude and Honorable Mention). She attended several masterclasses with Marzio Conti, Salvatore Lombardi, Luciano Tristaino, Salvatore Vella, Mario Ancillotti, Davide Formisano, Matteo Evangelisti, Paolo Taballione and Emily Beynon. This year she joined the Corso di Alto Perfezionamento with Michele Marasco.
In 2014 she won the Riviera Etrusca competition in Piombino. In 2016 she played the piccolo in La Bohéme in the production of Teatro del Giglio of Lucca. In 2017 she has been chosen to represent Tuscany for the National Competition held by the Soroptimist Club. She won the second prize in the Premio Crescendo competition in Florence. In 2019 she won the first prize in the Siena Rotary Club competition.
She gave recitals in the Auditorium del Suffragio, Teatro dell’Olivo in Camaiore and Auditorium Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze. In 2018 she performed as a soloist playing the KV314 second concerto in D major for flute and orchestra of W. A. Mozart, with her own cadenzas. She’s also interested in contemporary music, collaborating with associations as Cluster – Associazione di Compositori, performing many world premieres.
She regularly plays flute and piccolo in the ISSM Boccherini Orchestra, the ONCI (Orchestra Nazionale dei Conservatori Italiani), the OTC (Orchestra Toscana dei Conservatori); also, she joins the Istituzione Sinfonica Abruzzese and the OCT (Orchestra Cappella Toscana). She performed in theaters and festivals such as Ravello Festival, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Teatro Marrucino in Chieti, Teatro Argentina in Rome with conductors Francesco Belli, Alessandro Cadario, Filippo Ciabatti, Alexander Lonquich, Nicola Paszkowski. In 2019 she was selected to attend the Neflac Summer Academy, which gave her the chance to play in the Kleine Zaal of Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with artists Wieke Karsten, Jeroen Bron, Sterre Konijn and the first flute of Concertgebouworkest Emily Beynon.
Beside her musical activity, she teaches in many schools around Lucca and grows her great passion for dance.