Mario Notaristefano


Mario Notaristefano studied with Michele Marasco and then with Andrea Oliva at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. An important milestone in his artistic development was his encounter with Mario Caroli, who had a profound musical influence on him and with whom he studied at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, as well as at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg. He owes important influences and artistic impulses to flutists as Patrick Gallois, Barthold Kuijken, Davide Formisano, Annamaria Morini.

Second prize at the Cimarosa International Flute Competition and since 2019 member of the Ensemble Aventure, one of the most important ensembles for new music in Europe, has performed with numerous orchestras including SWR Südwestrundfunks Symphonieorchester, Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester, Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg, Basel Sinfonietta, Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari.

As a part of his constant endeavor to deepen his musical research and interpretation, Mario published the essays for the philosophical journal Studi di Esteticaof the Università Alma Mater Studiorium of Bologna, for the e-journal De Musicaof the department of philosophy of the University of Milan and recently for the musical magazine „Falaut“. He teached flute until 2022 at at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg.

Recently Mario was appointed Solo piccolo at the Staatsorchester Braunschweig.




25.07 – 31.07 | Masterclass | Campus Musica Sermoneta | Sermoneta

28.09 | 15:30 | Cremona Musica Festival Recital with Katharina Kegler | Cremona

28.09 | 16:30 | Cremona Musica Festival | Lecture on Luciano Berio´s Sequenza I for flute | Cremona

17.10 | 20:00 | Ensemble Aventure | Elisabeth Schneider Stiftung | Freiburg

18.10 | 20:00 | Ensemble Aventure | Mannheim

09.11 | 20:00 | Ensemble Aventure | Tonhalle Düsseldorf | Düsseldorf

15.11 | 20:00 | Ensemble Aventure | Elisabeth Schneider Stiftung | Freiburg

13.12 | 20:00 | Recital with Andreas Dilles | Église St. Pierre Le Jeune | Strasbourg

17.12| Recital with Pietro Ceresini | Klangmanufaktur | Hamburg



18.01 | 19:00 | Recital with Pietro Ceresini | Kammerkonzerte Feldberg | Feldberg

01 | Vox Balaenae | Mehrgenerationenhaus EBW Freiburg

27.03 – 29.03 | Jury member in International Competition Giovani Musicisti Treviso | Treviso

24.04 | 20:00 | Beethoven Rediscovered Recital with Pietro Ceresini | Kammermusiksaal der Hochschule für Musik Freiburg | Freiburg

26.09 | Recital with Pietro Ceresini | Mehrgenerationenhaus EBW Freiburg



Online flute lessons on "Play With a Pro"


Mario joins the roster of flute teachers on the e-learning platform "Play With a Pro" This innovative tool allows to connect musicians from around the globe and is an ideal solution for advanced flute students living far away. It allows a "one-to-one" contact with the teacher, using a microphone and webcam. All the lessons are videorecorded for exclusive use of the student.