Cettina Musumarra (Catania, Italy, 1988) started learning piano aged six and obtained her piano diploma in 2007, passing with top marks and summa cum laude at the Conservatoire “V. Bellini”, Catania.

Drawing attention on herself by winning several piano competitions, both national and international, she honed her skills further studying with renowned musicians such as M. Marvulli, A. Delle Vigne, P. Gililov, S. Gadjiev, E. Pace, P. Rattalino, R. Risalti, P. N. Masi, B. Canino, G. Luisi, etc. After obtaining the Interpretation and Composition Piano Master with top marks and summa cum laude in the Institute of Superior Music Study ”G. B. Pergolesi” of Ancona, under the surveillance and advice of M° Lorenzo Di Bella, in 2012 she obtained also the Piano Master in the prestigious S. Cecilia Music Academy in Rome as a student of M°° Sergio Perticaroli and Stefano Fiuzzi.  

She has nurtured her enthusiasm and love for piano for over 20 years performing in several piano concertos and recitals across Europe and USA, e. g. Steinway Hall (New York), Wiener Saal (Salzburg), Parco della Musica (Rome), Orsanmichele Church (Florence), Sala Puccini and Gaber Auditorium (Milan), Crescent Arts Centre (Belfast), St. James's Church (London) etc. - see Youtube Gallery.


Teaching is also very important in Cettina's experience. She is in fact a qualified teacher and she has worked both as a music teacher in secondary schools and as a piano tutor, mentoring students of all levels and abilities, from grade 1 to diploma. She is a very welcoming teacher and she believes that everybody can reach their potential if the teacher creates the conditions for that to happen, which is what she strives to achieve in her piano lessons.

Quick facts

  • Up to date DBS


  • PGCert in Performance Teaching - Guildhall

  • 10 years teaching experience

  • Piano Diploma at “Accademia Nazionale di S. Cecilia” in Rome

  • Interpretation and Composition Piano Master at “G. B. Pergolesi” Conservatoire

  • Piano Academy Diploma at “Accademia Pianistica delle Marche”

  • Conservatoire Piano Diploma at “V. Bellini” Conservatoire

  • International competitions awards 

  • Vast performing experience