Liutery Workshop with Santo Vitale

#The Workshop

Come to Palermo to know how to handmake musical instrument with our Resident Artist Santo Vitale, you can choose among:

Tamburi a cornice

  • tamburello siciliano
  • tammorra
  • rik
  • tamburo a cornice quadrato

Tamburo da parata



#Who Is Santo Vitale

He’s an Artisan: Everything sounds !  this  is  his  motto 🙂 hence  the  birth and making of diverse percussional instruments in his laboratory, which includes sicilian tamburine, cajon, djembe, surdu, talking drums and so many varieties of instruments produced with recycled materials, he’s a myth and a perfectionist in his handmade works all because he’s able to create instruments according to the  specifications and needs of the musician.

He’s Musician: he plays  a role as  a course conductor in teaching music for  lovers of African music, also a tutor to school kids aged 4 -18 years projected by ‘’L.I.V.A Acqua e Vita , other projects include M.U.S.E, Cesvop and the comune of Palermo. Furthermore he facilitates in Drum Circle events in various contests from relational level to quality  entertainment resulting in a pure adrenaline explosion.

Since 1998 till date:

He founded The Cultural Academy Association ‘’La Bottega delle Percussioni’’  with two headquarters Laboratory :

Via Del Parlamento 16 – Palermo – Scuola: Cortile Del Fosso 7 — Palermo

He founded the group ‘’Jambo Sana’’ with which they produced a  disc titled ‘’Sikiria Fafari’’, as a group, they participated in many events  including ‘’ Vucciria Festival’’(Palermo), ‘’Santa Rosalia Festival’’(Palermo), ‘’Santa Fortunata Festival’’( Baucina), ‘’Madonna Del Mirto Festival’’(Villafranca Sicula),’’Mandorlo In Fiore Festival’’(Agrigento), ‘’La Notte Piccante Festival’’(Catanzaro), ‘’La Notte Bianca Festival’’(Casteldaccia, Caltavuturo,Carini,Villafrati), ‘’Mediterranean Music Festival’’(Alessandria Della Rocca), ‘’ Jazz on the Bus Festival’’, ‘’La Ghironda Festival’’, ‘’Cinque Continenti Festival’’(Puglia), etc…

#Info and Contact

For more informations about the cost ant date write at:

“A Casa di Amici”

Via Dante, 57 :: 90141 Palermo (PA) – Sicilia – Italia
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