Curriculum Vitae

Roselise Gentile lives in London and works as freelance conductor.

Roselise Gentile carried out her studies in Piano as well as Harmony and Counterpoint studies at the Conservatorio “A. Boito” in Parma, Italy. After her diploma, she studied Gregorian Chant and attended International Courses in Gregorian Chant held by L. Agustoni, F. Rampi, A. Turco, R. Grégoire and J.B. Göschl for the International Association for Gregorian Chant Studies in Cremona, Italy. In addition, Roselise studied Choir conducting with G. Acciai and R. Gabbiani, following the three-year Advanced Course in Choral Practice and Choir Conducting “R. Goitre”.

Roselise studied Orchestra conducting following international course held by Julius Kalmar for the “Hans Swarowsky” Association, and international course in Orchestra Conducting “Franco Ferrara”, held by Luis Salomon at the “Teatro Sociale” in Como, Italy. She subsequently studied with Romolo Gessi and Donato Renzetti following the Master Classes and the three years Course at the European Academy in Vicenza.

After her studies, Roselise founded the “Ensemble Vocale Alia Musica” (later named “Incantica”). Under her direction, the Ensemble carried out frequent and increasingly prestigious performances in Italy and took part in some of the most important International Festivals and Competitions.

Since moving to England Roselise has worked with Mirabilé Vocal Ensemble (Nottingham, UK) were she has won the first prize at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod competition. Also with Mirabilé Vocal Ensemble Roselise undertook two tours to Italy performing in numerous international festivals and has performed in some of England’s most finest Cathedrals.

In Switzerland, Roselise carried out projects dedicated to Carlo Florindo Semini, one of the most renowned Swiss composers.

Roselise has worked with different instrumental ensembles, including the Regional Choir and Orchestra of Umbria, and the chamber orchestra "Cappella Musicale di Minerbio", composed by leading members of the Orchestra of Teatro Comunale in Bologna, working with important soloists and singers such as Anna Caterina Antonacci.

She has conducted the Chamber Orchestra "Farnesiana" (Parma, Italy) with a vast repertoire ranging from baroque to XXth century music.

As assistant of M° George Pehlivanian, Roselise took part in projects with Slovenian Philarmonic Orchestra, in Slovenia and France.

Roselise has also worked as coach at the "Festival dei Due Mondi" in Spoleto and the 52th International Festival of Contemporary Music for La Biennale in Venice.

Roselise has conducted the Barnet Symphony Orchestra in London and is currently working with the Marlborough Concert Orchestra, (Marlborough, UK) as principal conductor.

2020 sees Roselise conducting orchestral concerts both in Russia and Romania.