“What makes Alessio special is his melding of academic cleverness, instrumental prowess and his engaging personality“
Mark Delpriora Co-Chair of the Guitar Department Manhattan School of Music
Alessio Olivieri is an Assistant Professor of Music History at the Glenn Korff School of Music, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and a Research Associate at the Center for Iberian and Latin American Music (CILAM), university of California – Riverside. His research focuses on realism and verismo in the Spanish musical theater at the crossroads of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Alessio has presented his researches in a number of conference for the American Musicological Society, the Italian Musicological Society, The University of Melbourne (Australia), and the University of North Texas.
Alessio Olivieri is an awards-winner Italian classical guitarist. He has performed extensively as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles in Italy, Australia, New Zealand, and The United States.
His recordings include the CD Operaperta Duo: Spanish Popular Songs, Venetian Boat Songs, Neapolitan Songs together with the Italian Soprano Elisa Ramon and – as a member of the former Manhattan Guitar Quartet- the CD Angelo Gilardino: A Salute from New York, produced in New York for the Italian label Bérben.
Alessio Olivieri is an Assistant Professor of Music History at the Glenn Korff School of Music, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, where he teaches an array of classes Western Art Music and Latin American Music.
Previously he served as Classical Guitar Instructor at Nebraska Wesleyan University and PennWest Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, teaching applied instrumental lessons and ensemble classes.
He also leads an online private studio, teaching classical guitar, music history, and music appreciation to students of any age and level.