Chiara Rucco

Chiara Rucco graduated in flute with honors and honorable mention from the Conservatory of Lecce with M. Stefanelli and M. Bisanti. She continued her studies at the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome and the International Academy of Imola and won prizes in national and international competitions, including First Absolute Prize at the Arts Prize organized by the Ministry of Education, University and Research.

She was selected by the editorial staff of ‘Falaut,’ an important Italian flute magazine, to contribute to the recording of a CD of “Young Promises of the Flute,” and was a member of the Ensemble ‘Novecento’ of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, with whom she played under the direction of Maestro Carlo Rizzari at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome. She performs regularly in chamber and orchestral ensembles and has collaborated with internationally renowned artists including Andrea Oliva, Francesco Libetta, Massimo Quarta, Gianna Fratta, Katia Ricciarelli, and Il Volo. She also graduated with honors in Computer Engineering from the University of Salento where she is currently attending a PhD program and working as a Data Analyst at the United Nations International Computing Center.