Born and raised in Parma, Italy, Francesca Dardani came to the states to attend Mannes College of Music, where she received her Bachelors in Music. She received her Master of Arts degree from the Royal Academy of Music.
The versatility of her playing has allowed her to expand her musical career as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. She has performed throughout Europe and the United States alongside members of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Mahler chamber Orchestra, and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. She has recently performed with Stevie Wonder, Madonna, Rihanna, John Legend, Elvis Costello, solo for Andrea Bocelli and recorded for many television commercials.
Francesca has a passion for teaching music, and hopes to inspire and motivate her students with the same passion that drives her.