Lucio Raggiunti

Accordion & Organetto Artist

Biography

Lucio's ancestry hails from Abruzzo, Italy where the Organetto is a popular instrument. His father also plays which founded Lucio's initial inspiration. During a four year period, Lucio studied the Accordion under the mentorship of several skilled music teachers. In addition, he achieved Honours in Music Theory Rudiments with the Royal Conservatory of Music at the University of Toronto.

Lucio appeared in a television documentary about Italian immigrants in Canada from the 1950s and 60s.  Many interesting life stories are told as they recalled a new beginning in North America.

In addition to receiving a standing ovation and encore at the fabulous Koerner Hall of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Lucio composed the soundtrack for Tim Horton's commercial "Tim's Crispy Chicken Sandwich on a Ciabatta Bun" that was featured on both TV and Radio. In the commercial, an actor pretends to play the Accordion! Click Here to watch the commercial.

Lucio's dynamic and charismatic stage presence creates an enchanting energy which positively inspires the heart to jump, sing and dance! His technical ability combined with polished performances makes Lucio an exclusive world-class Accordion and Organetto artist.

Lucio is a well known and admired Toronto Accordion Player. Book him today for your next wedding, corporate event or any other special occasion.