Ivan Pietropaolo

Acoustic Guitar, Arranging, Audio Recording and Music Production, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, English, ESL, Italian, Lead Guitar, Songwriting

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He was born in Sassari, Italy and raised in Genoa, Italy. he first took interest in music at the age of 14. Since then he deepened his artistic knowledge through professional studies and training in guitar, piano, and vocal. He holds a diploma from art school Liceo Artistico Paul Klee of Genoa, Italy. Further professional development allowed him to gain experience as a singer, guitarist, bass player, arranger, composer, producer, and teacher.

He is fluent in  English, Italian, and Spanish


I do not like to use a standard method for all my students, there are different  approaches to  the learning process and each student features different learning paths and sensitivity to the information he needs to process and assimilate. Learning can be a very fun experience when the results display themselves quickly. 

I can teach students speaking English, Spanish, Italian 

Early success manifested itself in various guest performances on Italian national TV, theater productions, and films. 1994 to 1997 he performed as Pontius Pilate in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar. 1997 to 1998 was working as a mime actor for the Theater of the Opera Carlo Felice in Genoa.  He has also collaborated as a stage manager and sound engineer with the famous Italian band New Trolls for a whole tour.

In the summer 1998 in Rome Italy he was working in front of the camera and as production assistant for the movie La Vita che Verra`, con Valeria Golino (Rain Man, Hot Shot)

He left Italy for the US in 1999, moved to Atlanta because of its vibrant artistic scene. As an accomplished musician with a broad range he was delighted to find himself in demand in Atlanta. Since 1999 he performed an exquisite bland of Jazz, Latin, Bossa, and Flamenco in the most popular and prestigious city’s clubs, restaurants, hotels, and prestigious venues. At the same time he helped many talented musicians to reach their goals as performers through personalized music lessons face to face and online

Combining busy professional life with continuous education, he pursued a degree in communications at the Georgia Perimeter College where he directed the play The Greater Tuna in spring of 2007. Since then he also dedicate time to teaching English and Italian through private lessons, face to face and online.

In 2012 he co-produced the soundtrack for the short movie Last Words, which was presented at the Soundance movie festival.

In 2016 he moved to Samara Costa Rica to start a business with his wife and where he had the chance to better study the Spanish language. The beauty of the location and the vibe of the people has inspired him to work on a new music project, that would focus on the intense music activities that involve artists from all over the world staying in that area. He kept performing and went back to work on production, and music and languages tutoring.

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