The Italian organist and harpsichordist, Maurizio Croci, holds diplomas in organ, composition and in harpsichord studies from the colleges of music of Milan and Trent (Italy) and spent 4 years at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Switzerland) on advanced courses in organ and harpsichord under Jean-Claude Zehnder and Andrea Marcon. He also graduated in musicology at Fribourg University in Switzerland under Professor Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini.Prize-Winner of the Paul Hofhaimer international competition in Innsbruck (Austria, 1998).
Maurizio Croci has concertized throughout Europe, Russia and Japan, performed J.S. Bach’s complete organ works in Berne (Switzerland) to mark the 250th anniversary of the composer’s death and recorded CD, for radio and television.
Maurizio Croci is currently working as Organ Professor at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne - Site de Fribourg (Switzerland), Harpsichord Professor and director of the Early music department of the Accademia internazionale della Musica in Milan (Italy), head organist at the Basilica of the Holy Trinity in Berne, in Collège St-Michel Church in Fribourg. He is the artistic director of the Académie d’Orgue de Fribourg (Switzerland) and seats in the artistic directors board of ECHO (European Cities of Historical Organs). He also gives master-classes on early keyboard music, and seats in the jury of international organ competitions (Toulouse, Landsberg, Borca di Cadore).