Antonio Pontarelli

    Genre : Progressive/Rock

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About This Act :

Antonio Pontarelli's innovative style gets audiences on their feet and it's certainly captured the attention of the music industry. Antonio's most recent accomplishments include winning The International Songwriting Competition "Peoples Voice Award," The Unisong International Songwriting Competition for "Best Performance" and the title of Grand Champion of the Malibu Music Awards. He has appeared on television such as "Live from the Grammy Red Carpet" on The Tonight Show, Entertainment Tonight and the TV Guide Channel. He has also been featured in Billboard, Music Connection, and Strings Magazine and many other publications. Antonio's progressive rock band, which is composed of some of the industry's most adept players, is quite explosive; it's pure intensity. He sums up the band's philosophy in five simple words, "It's all about the music." Antonio has performed and recorded with rock legends such as Jethro Tull, Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and numerous other Grammy winners. When he's not in the studio or on the stage, Antonio is an honors student at the University of Southern California with an emphasis on business and entertainment law. He donates a percentage of his merchandising profits to charities through his foundation, The Music Prodigy Foundation Inc. which helps bring music to less fortunate people's lives.