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Acknowledging Professor Giuseppe Savazzi

»Posted by on Jan 9, 2002 in Blog | Comments Off on Acknowledging Professor Giuseppe Savazzi

Acknowledging Professor Giuseppe Savazzi Alumnus of  The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. Founder and music director of the ROTARY YOUTH INTERNATIONAL ORCHESTRA (RYIO)

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Giuseppe Savazzi awarded for the Rotary Foundation’s 75th anniversary

»Posted by on Jan 15, 1992 in Blog | Comments Off on Giuseppe Savazzi awarded for the Rotary Foundation’s 75th anniversary

From “The Rotarian”,  January 1992 More candles of service brighten the Foundation’s 75th anniversary On 18 June, 1917, Arch Klumph – Rotary’s sixth international president – stood at the podium of the Rotary International convention in Atlanta, Georgia, USA., and called on Rotarians to create an “endowment for doing good in the world… in charitable, educational or other avenues of community progress.” The Rotary world responded with what today is Rotary’s chief agency for international service: The Rotary Foundation of R.I. Rotarians and friends of Rotary have contributed more than US. $603 million to The Foundation since its inception; $49.1 million in 1990-91 alone. But it is the Rotarians putting those...

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Giuseppe Savazzi – Shoulder to shoulder with Sir Georg Solti

»Posted by on Oct 21, 1988 in Blog | Comments Off on Giuseppe Savazzi – Shoulder to shoulder with Sir Georg Solti

When the Rotary Club of Torino Nord, Italy, selected him to receive a Rotary Foundation Vocational Scholarship, Giuseppe Savazzi was excited about continuing his studies in orchestral conducting at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A. That meant the young conductor could attend performances of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by Sir Georg Solti, one of the world’s great maestros. Giuseppe took a leave from his permanent position as principal tuba player at the Opera Teatro Regio in Torino to study at Northwestern, earning a Master of Music degree in orchestral conducting in June. (He also holds a master’s degree in music from Milan’s Conservatory of Music, where he studied piano, and has a diploma in tuba from the Conservatory...

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