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Teaching Dates 

July 26 - 30

Teaching Languages

English, Spanish, Italian

Giuseppe Devastato born in Naples, is a pianist and composer recognized by international critics as one of the most exciting pianists of his generation, completed his studies in Italy under Prof. Carlo Alessandro Lapegna (Piano) and Prof. Giacomo Vitale (Composition), his art has been crafted by renowned pianists such as Laura De Fusco, Francesco Nicolosi and Aldo Ciccolini.


Giuseppe Devastato has worked in the most important theaters in Europe America and Asia, such as the Manoel Theatre (Malta), Sala Villanueva (Mexico), León Auditorium (Spain), Auditorium Parco della Musica (Rome), Ravello Festival (Italy), Carnegie Hall of New York (USA), Ateneum Bucharest, National Philharmonic of Timisoara (Romania) National Auditorium of Kiev (Ukraine), National Philharmonic of Szczecin, Tarnow, Krakow and Bydgoszczy (Poland), Wuxi Gran Theater,  Beijing Performing Art Center, Shanghai Symphony Hall (China), Scriabin Museum Big Concert Hall (Russia), National Auditorium of Tokyo.


Often invited to the Ravello International Festival, he performed the complete Sonatas and Variations for piano and cello of Beethoven and Brahms and has worked with many orchestras such as the IASI Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra of the State of Mexico, Kiev Symphony Orchestra, Sofia Chamber Orchestra, Accademia dell'Arco of Bydgoszcz  and Saratoga Youth Spring Orchestra of New York. Giuseppe Devastato was awarded the "International Prize Cartagine 2011” to human merit and professional achievements in the "MUSIC" section, for the dissemination of music in general - and Italian music in particular - around the world, in virtue of the merits acquired as a pianist and composer, with the intention to spread the world of classical music: “His actions show high sensitivity and a deep love for life. His playing is intended to imitate the human voice and is inspired by the art of Bel Canto of the Neapolitan School”.


The debut at Carnegie Hall in New York as a pianist and composer, May 30th, 2014 was greeted with a standing ovation, on this occasion he presented the "Sembazuru Fantasy" (dedicated to Tsunami Victims) for Violin, Piano and Orchestra. On December 15th, 2015 he won two international awards to Global Music Awards in Los Angeles - USA, Gold Medal “Toccata” composition, and Gold Medal “The Pianist Composer” album. His albums are published by Warner Chappel Music, CAM, Da Vinci Classics where they have received awards and reviews in the most important music magazines, and his albums are regularly broadcast by the most important classic radios in Europe and America.


A distinguished teacher, he is currently invited to give master classes, lecture and seminaries all over the world in Europe, America and Asia, among the most important: in China (Lanzhou University, China Conservatories and Academies),  Romania (Liceul de Arte Ion Vidu” Timișoara, Liceul de Arte ”Marin Sorescu” Craiova), Lithuania  (Vilnius Naujoji Vilnia Music School), Poland (Academy of Art Szczecin), Italy (Faculty of Music Talent Master Courses of Brescia), Spain (Faculty of Music UAX, Musical Arts, Conservatories) UK (Purcell School), Belgium (Centre Musical Eduardo del Pueyo Brussels), Netherlands (Fontys Conservatory Music and Performing Arts) (USA (University of Missouri – St. Louis).


Having much experience in teaching, was appointed President of WPTA SPAIN (World Piano Teacher Association Spain) and written a book "The Science of Piano Technique" based on the technical and musical criteria of the Neapolitan School of S. Thalberg, adding his own modern vision after recovering from dystonia on his own. His compositions are performed regularly in Europe, America and Asia, performed by great performers and published by Da Vinci Edition. He is the Artistic Advisor of the International Piano Competition "The Neapolitan Masters" in Naples (Italy), "Mimas Music Festival" in Procida Island (Italy) and WPTA Spain IPC (Spain).


He is Professor at Musical Arts Conservatory of Madrid (Spain), at the  Accademia Musicale Europea in Naples (Italy), and guest professor at the Talent Music Masters Academy in Brescia (Italy), at the International Summer Academy EuroArtsAcademy (Germany). In the last years many of his students won more than 50 prizes (first and second) at international piano competitions, members of Alink-Argerich, Newcastle YPN (2014), S.Thalberg (2015), Cesar Franck (2017), Composers of Spain (2017), Maria Herrero (2017), Riga International Piano Competition (2017), Windsor International Piano Competition (2018), 9th International F. Liszt Piano Competition Weimar – Bayreuth (2018).


His students’ achievements have included places and scholarships to study in important music Institutions (Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music of London, National Academy of Santa Cecilia of Rome), Mozarteum University - University of Music of Salzburg) and established successful careers as recording artists. He is often inivited as jury member in many international piano competitions worldwide.







朱塞佩·德瓦斯塔托因其在音乐领域的辉煌功绩和专业成就而被授予“2011 年国际卡塔金奖”,以表彰其在世界范围内传播音乐的成就,尤其是传播意大利音乐方面。作为钢琴家和作曲家,他一直致力于传播古典音乐。他的钢琴演奏表现出高度的艺术敏感性以及对生活的热爱;其琴声旨在模拟人类的声音,并受到了那不勒斯学派美声唱法的启发。


2014年5月30日,他作为钢琴家和作曲家在纽约卡内基音乐厅首次亮相,并赢得了全场观众起立鼓掌的荣耀待遇。2015年12月15日,他获得美国洛杉矶全球音乐大奖作曲兼演奏双料奖项,其创作的《托卡塔》一曲以及录制的唱片《钢琴家作曲家》均荣获金奖。如今他受邀在欧洲、美洲和亚洲教授大师班,并出版新书《钢琴技术的科学》(The Science of Piano Technique)。他的学生曾斩获50多个国际奖项,如塞萨尔·弗兰克国际钢琴比赛、西班牙作曲家国际音乐大赛、玛丽亚·埃雷罗国际钢琴比赛、里加国际钢琴比赛、温莎国际钢琴比赛、李斯特魏玛国际钢琴比赛等。他还是钢琴、室内乐和交响乐音乐的作曲家,其创作经常由杰出演奏家们在欧洲、美洲乃至亚洲的舞台上演奏。他还是意大利那不勒斯国际钢琴比赛、意大利米玛斯音乐节的艺术顾问。他目前担任西班牙马德里音乐艺术学院和那不勒斯欧洲音乐学院的钢琴兼室内乐教授。

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