The Italian tenor, harpsichordist, organist and choral conductor, Claudio Zinutti, graduated in organ and composition under the guidance of Lino Falilone and harpsichord with the teacher Hilary Gregoletto at the Conservatory J. Tomadini in Udine, where he also completed the average composition in the class of maestro Daniele Zanettovich and postgraduate degree in music education. He followed with courses and deepening of his harpsichord and organ repertoire both in Italy and abroad with the masters H. Vogel, Ton Koopman, Kenneth Gilbert and G. Murray.
In 1997 Claudio Zinutti succeeded Gilberto Pressacco as director of Coro G.B. Candotti di Codroipo (UD) and the chamber music ensemble Floriano Candonio of Udine with which he has performed in many concerts. He studied vocal and early vocal practice with Gian Paolo Fagotto at the Scuola di Musica Antica dell’Associazione Antiqua di Clauzetto (PN).
Claudio Zinutti performs as organist, harpsichordist, choir and especially as a tenor. He is part of important music ensembles of Friuli Venezia Giulia (Ensemble Orologio - Spilimbergo, Officium Consort - Pordenone, quintetto vocale Soavi accenti - Udine, laboratorio vocale Dolcissimi legami - Udine, Dumblis e Puemas - Udine, Cappella Altoliventina - Prata di Pordenone) and Veneto (In Unum Ensemble - Vittorio Veneto, Musici di Cà Zoiosa - Vittorio Veneto). He collaborates on a regular basis with the center Giuliano di Musica Antica Dramsam - Gorizia, Coro Polifonico di Ruda - Ruda (UD), the ensemble La Stagione Armonica - Padova, Schola Gregoriana di Venezia - Venice.
Claudio Zinutti is also director of the Schola Aquileiensis in Udine, with which he is dedicated to the study and performance of the musical repertoire of medieval Friuli.