Antonio Buonomo

edited by biographical notes di Alfredo Romeo
Manager Percussioni
Soloist, composer, and didact of international fame, professor of percussion in the conservatories of "N. Piccinni" of Bari, "S. Pietro a Majella" of Naples, "L. Annunzio" of Pescara, and "S. Cecilia" of Rome, Antonio Buonomo has been, among other things, tympanist soloist of various orchestras (among which that of "S. Carlo" of Naples and the "La Fenice" of Venice) and director of one of the first European groups made up of only percussion instruments.
His large number of compositions and transcriptions for percussion instruments, published by the main houses in this sector, include teaching materials, music for plays and television documentaries and have been executed on the occasion of important avant-garde musical happenings, television and radio programmes, public concerts in Italy and abroad.
Beyond the rudiments, the DVD Percussion and drum school, Born for the drum set, Timpani, Spazio Zero, The Marimba, Afrikania, Il Suono della Percussione, Akwadum (this work was highlighted by the jury of the national competition on composition for young people), Master Class notes, Sapere per suonare, The Battle of Jericho, are some of the most famous works which have contributed to the diffusion of the percussion instrument technique and music worldwide since 1965.