Saint Louis produces and supports several orchestral ensembles and large free-attendance ensembles for Saint Louis students each year.
Orchestras are promoted in national clubs and festivals and on the European Conservatoires circuit, as for the Italian Jazz on the Road project.
LISTENEW ENSEMBLE directed by Paolo Damiani
The art of improvisation, between feeling and doing. An innovative ensemble conceived and directed by Paolo Damiani supported by Saint Louis, with concerts in Festivals and Theaters, chironomic direction, improvisation inside and outside the box, sound painting.
BIG BAND conducted by Antonio Solimene
The Saint Louis Big Band conducted by Antonio Solimene is an orchestral formation that fully respects the classical structure of the big band namely: 4 Trumpets, 5 Saxes, Trombones, Rhythm section, 6 vocalists.
SOUL TRAIN ORCHESTRA directed by Michele Papadia
An orchestra/ensemble sprung from the idea of SOUL TRAIN, a famous American music program born in '71. About 20 elements whose repertoire is focused on 'BLACK MUSIC' in its most lame sense.
I LOVE PIZZA directed by Serena Brancale
Original project that aims to create a totally electronic orchestra. Rhythmics played only by keyboardists/synths players, programmers and electronic drummers!
LATIN LOUIS COMBO directed by Natalio Mangalavite
Combo dedicated to the free world of Latin-jazz contamination. A large ensemble consisting of guitarists, singers, keyboardists, bass players, percussionists and horns. At the piano, Natalio Mangalavite himself.
POP ORCHESTRA conducted by Vincenzo Presta
Ensemble made of 30 musicians conducted by Vincenzo Presta, the Saint Louis Pop Orchestra rereads the tradition of Italian and international POP music, with original arrangements curated by the teacher and the best Saint Louis students.
COMBO conducted by Antonio Solimene
A young, light, dynamic formation perfectly in line with the mission of promoting new talents, the Saint Louis Combo is a slender ensemble, composed of voices, rhythmic (piano, guitar, bass, drums), 6 horns – the beating heart of the group – and all the energy of a Big Band, in pocket format!
POP CHOIR directed by Margherita Flore
The Vocal Ensemble Lab conducted by Margherita Flore is based on the reworking in an entirely vocal arrangements of songs taken from the international, modern and contemporary Pop music scene.
JAZZ CHOIR directed by Cristina Zavalloni
From the jazz vocal groups of the 1950s to the more modern Swingle Singers and the conduction of collective improvised vocals up to ad hoc arrangements.
RIOMA CHOIR directed by Claudia Marrs
Choir dedicated to Polyphonic and Polyrhythmic Brazilian music, whose voices are used both for harmonic/melodic and rhythmic accompaniment, or rather polyrhythmic.
SONGWRITER CHOIR directed by Maria Grazia Fontana
Vocal ensemble whose repertoire is dedicated to the classic pieces of the Italian author's song interpreted in an original, fresh and captivating outfit thanks to the arrangements curated by Maria Grazia Fontana, director of the choir.
FANTASY VOICES directed by Milena Nigro
Multistylistic choir whose repertoire ranges from Disney soundtracks to great classics of popular music, jazz and Brazilian music, with all original arrangements, specifically created for the ensemble.
GOSPEL CHOIR directed by Claudia Marss
Polyphony, energy, movement, rhythm and a repertoire that includes gospel songs and spirituals from the Afro-American tradition.
SAX ENSEMBLE directed by Rosario Giuliani
5 saxophones and rhythm section for the ensemble directed by Rosario Giuliani. The ensemble will focus on a repertoire dedicated to the genius of Charlie Parker, proposing his solos, extracted from the standards that were permanently part of his live shows, and arranged with 5 voices, along with some original songs by Rosario Giuliani himself.
SUPERSAX directed by Mauro Massei
The ensemble "Supersax" – a name that derives from the famous American formation of the 70s, the first one with this ensemble – is a small but complete orchestra composed of 5/6 saxophones plus rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass and drums).
PROGRESSIVE ROCK directed by Daniele Pomo
The great classics that made the history of Progressive Rock of the 70s, British and Italian, next to the Contemporary Progressive: from Genesis to PFM to the new frontiers of Rock. And beyond.
TWENTY GUITARS directed by Diego Cignitti
Ensemble composed exclusively of electric guitars that rereads the repertoire of the great history of Italian and international Rock. 20 guitars that play, explode, harmonize and dialogue. A wall of sound completely new.
STORYTELLER DIARIES directed by Giovanni Candia
Ensemble that provides a synthesis between electronic music and contemporary jazz, through the dialogue between electronic sound and the development of extemporization and improvisation typical of jazz.
SYNTH LOUIS ENSEMBLE directed by Luca proietti
A new ensemble that was born as a tribute to electronic music, synthesizers and more generally to electronic music instruments in all their forms.