KETY FUSCO



Born in Pisa in 1995 but Swiss by adoption, Kety began playing the Harp at the age of 6 and shortly after she was admitted to the Lugano Conservatory. She immediately starts taking part in international courses and competitions, receiving important awards. Always a curious person, she decides to experiment with new musical worlds and in 2012 takes part in a three week campus of M. Mogol . Not yet convinced that she has completed the classical training, Kety was admitted in 2013 to the Master of Arts in Music Performance . at the Conservatory of Italian Switzerland where, 3 years later, she obtained the title of Master with excellent results. In these years Kety has played as first harp with various orchestras, in Italy and Switzerland. The years of the conservatory, however, have left a deep trace in her: music has led her to an extreme form of autism that the psychologist himself has defined "autism of the harp" . Having lost contact with the surrounding world and not being completely satisfied with the work done, Kety decided to experiment with a new instrument, the electric harp. Faced with a tormented period, but determined and convinced that she has taken the right direction, Kety began various collaborations and in January 2018 she composed her first song "Floating Fragments", a unique composition of its kind, created with electric harp, loop machines, synthesizers, sub. Classically inspired but with electronic / experimental influences, Kety does not forget the lesson of the great musicians including Alva Noto, Yann Tiersenn, Jon Hopkins, Terry Raley. In August 2018 Kety was invited to play the Swiss anthem with her electric harp at the 71st edition of the Locarno Film Festival , in front of the president of the Swiss confederation Alain Berset. The journey as an independent artist is traced: the songs "Tears & Drops" and "Moving in the Dark" come out. Kety Fusco performs in her first live concerts with her new electronic set. In September 2018 she organizes her Italian tour which sees her in concert in Rome, Milan, Florence, Pisa and Lucca in January 2019. The first single "Medusah" was released at the beginning of 2019 for the label United Solists, in May 2019 she officially signed a recording contract with Sugar Music , an independent Italian label that, since 1932, has contributed to the growth and definition of musical culture in Italy through the search for originality and uniqueness. In June 2019, Kety Fusco leaves for her European “Space Harp” tour playing in important cities, prestigious places and international festivals such as Rockomotives, Il Festival dell’Amore, OpenSound Festival . In September 2019 Kety plays in the most prestigious hall of the federal parliament in Bern ,, on the occasion of the end of the legislature. Her song "Medusah" arrived in the top three songs at the M4Music Festival of the Demotape Clinic competition. Kety was nominated for the Swiss Live Talents in Bern in the electronics category and was named "The queen of the electric harp".