Born in Cremona on September 16, 1967, Maurizio Tadioli
began studying the art of violin making as a child guided by his grandfather
Carlo Pizzamiglio, a self taught luthier. Also, studying piano and organ,
Maurizio Tadioli accompanies many religious choirs and orchestral groups
in Cremona and the vicinity.
He attended the Scuola
Internazionale di Liuteria in Cremona obtaining his diploma in 1985
earning the highest grades.
From 2002 it frequents the courses of organ of the association
"M.A. Ingegneri" of Cremona under the guide of the M° Gianmaria Segalini.
In September of 2004 he has frequented in Parma a Masterclass on
"Making copies and antiquing" held by M° Samuel Zygmuntowicz, one of the most authoritative experienced
violin mkaker of the sector.
In October 2004 he attended a Masteclass for the
set-up of stringed instruments, held from M° Christian Bajon, ex
assistant of J. Smith and Vatelot.
Fondazione Walter Stauffer for baroque violin - 1984
Bagnacavallo Concorso Giovani Liutai gold medal for violin - 1984
V Triennale di Cremona well placed violin - 1988
Bagnacavallo Concorso Giovani Liutai silver medal violin - 1990
Baveno III Concorso di Liuteria violin finalist - 1991
Bagnacavallo Concorso di Liuteria bronze medal for violin and silver
medal for viola - 1992
Baveno V Concorso di Liuteria bronze medal violin - 1995
A baroque violin by Maurizio Tadioli, wich was made in 1984 is now exhibited
in the museum of the International Violin Making School in Cremona,
together with a ribeca Araba, that was the first instruments made during
his first year as a student. A cello made in 1985 was the prize for
the winner of the Quartetto Santa Cecilia musical quartet competition,
held in Cremona during the same year. At the V Concorso di Liuteria
of Baveno (1995), a violin by Maurizio Tadioli won the bronze medal
and two additional special prizes as the violin showing the highest
In 1997 won the SPECIAL PRIZE "CONTI BRANCA" for the best work with
a Viola at the Concorso di Baveno.
November 2004: VSA Competition, Portland (OR) -USA-
Certificat of Merit for Tone with a Quartet.
July 2005 and 2006: he has partecipated in active way to the seminar on the
"Organ Improvisation in the Liturgy" held by M° Gilberto Sessantini titular organist of the Cathedral in Bergamo.
September 2005: he has frequented the Masterclass "Varnish and theory of the color" held by M° Greeg Alf to Parma.
In September 2010 he has belonged to the
jury of the International Violin Making Competition of Pisogne (BS)
together Master Makers of international fame as Anthonio Capela,
Carlo Vettori and Tibor Semelweiss.
He has established a good collaboration with Pirastro strings brand.
In February 2011 his interview has been published on the inflight
magazine of the prestigious Arabic Emirates "Ethiad" air company.
Normally following the classical Cremonese models, Maurizio Tadioli
also has great interest in the Emiliana, Torinese and Milanese schools.
For some year, he has been a teacher for the class of laboratory and
varnish, in the Violin Making School of Cremona and is a member of
ALI, ALI Professionisti
and VSA. Maurizio
Tadioli works in Cortetano, a small village near Cremona. His workshop
is a natural meeting place for both musicians and luthiers from around