17 July 1988 (age 29)
Parma, Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Silvia Olari (born July 17, 1988) is an Italian pop rock soul R&B singer. She made her debut under Warner Music after she partecipated to the famous talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi in 2008.
She was born in Parma on 17th July 1988. When she was only 8 years old approached to the world of the music and she began to study classic piano at the music school “Il Podio” in Noceto (Parma), taught by Jolanda Degli Innocenti. One year later, in the same school, she began to study modern singing taught by Daniela Galli. When she was 12 she took part of different provincial manifestations getting great scores. When she was 14 she began to study lyric technic and singing, then she continued for another year and half with modern singing with her teacher Michela Ollari. In 2002 there was a bend for Silvia’s musical carrier, she decided in that period (followed by Stefano Medioli) to put together her knowledge about singing and piano. Since then Silvia offered great piano-voice performances, without instrumental version.
When she was 17 she studied singing with Stefania Rava. Since 2002 an important period began for Silvia, she succeed to perform out of Parma and so to have the chance to be met in other parts of Italy: in 2002 she partecipated to the semifinal of “Festival di Napoli” and “Accademia di Sanremo”, between 2004 and 2005 she took part of important competitions in north of Italy like “Il Cantaestate” of Mantova, where she wan the first prize in 2006 and “Una voce per Sanremo” where in 2005 she achieved the first positions. In 2007 she won the first prize to the “City Voices” in Nozza di Vestone (Brescia), in this event she attend the Luca Pitteri’s singing stage. She took the second place to “Controfestival” in Castelleone (Cremona), she wan the Publisher song section of 2005 to the “Live Song Festival” in Traversetolo (Parma) and in 2007 the prize of the criticism. In the summer of 2007 Silvia came to “Amici di Maria De Filippi” ‘s castings, she passed all the tests and the stages, and she arrived until the first episode on Canale 5, but she was not admitted.
In november 2007 she participated to “Marcafestival” in Treviso, where she classified to the third place, in December she wan the “Festivalmare” in Forte dei Marmi (Lucca), while in february she took part of “Festival di Ghedi”, where she attend a stage Wight Gatto Panceri, in the end of the show she classified at the second place with the song “Georgia on my mind” and she won a scholarship for the Hope Music School of Rome.
Silvia Olari (2008-present)
On the 4th october 2008 she passed all the tests and she entered in the famous talent show “Amici di Maria De Filippi”. After this experience, she obtained a discographic contract with Warner Music Italy. On the 10th April 2009 she published her first homonymous album “Silvia Olari”. The cd contains 7 tracks, 2 of them were known because they were part of the “Scialla” compilation. The first single from her album is “Fino all'Anima”, written by Nek and arranged by Luca Jurman. Jurman collaborated as musician and arranger for all the cd.
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