Marcello Maio is a musician, composer and musical director. Accomplished in piano, piano-accordion & keyboards, his trademark musicianship and versatility across a range of musical genres has seen Marcello perform in some of Sydney’s most highly acclaimed Latin, Jazz and World music ensembles.
Recognised as one of the Top 20 Music Performers in NSW during the 2004 HSC, Marcello went on to graduate from the Sydney Conservatorium in 2008, completing a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance under the tutelage of Mike Nock, Judy Bailey and Matt McMahon.
Raised in a musical family, Marcello regularly performs with his father Ross Maio (accordion virtuoso) in ‘From Caruso to Bocelli’ and ‘Viva La Fisarmonica Show’. Since joining the Triple Aria award-winning band Monsieur Camembert in 2004, Marcello has performed in Bangkok, Canada, West Timor, New York, Shanghai and the Gypsy Jazz festival in New Caledonia as well as a myriad of notable Australian music festivals including Woodford Folk Festival, Bellingen Global Carnival, Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Noosa Jazz Festival, Dreaming Festival, Australian World Music Expo, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Brisbane Festival. Other career highlights include performing with multiple GRAMMY award-winning musician and composer Maria Schneider (2015) and international R&B and neo-soul artist Cody ChestnuTT on his 2013 Australian Tour.