Antonio Pompa-Baldi’s talents were forged by great artists like Aldo Ciccolini and Annamaria Pennella. He passes on those artistic traditions as a beloved Professor of Piano at the Cleveland institute of Music. His students have been prizewinners in important competitions such as Marguerite Long, Hilton Head, Isang Yun, and Gina Bachauer. He is regularly invited to teach masterclasses in countless Universities, Music Schools, and Festivals in the US and all over the world.
In 2015, Pompa-Baldi founded the Todi International Music Masters festival, of which he is Artistic Director and Faculty Member. This summer festival takes place every August in the beautiful Italian town of Todi. It features 15 concerts in 15 days, internationally renown faculty members, and students from all over the world.