Led Stick Carlo Malsegna

By Frank Cucca

Carlo was a blessing born on October 9th, 1998 to Mike and Olimpia Malsegna the youngest of three children, Rosaria, Enza and Carlo. Carlo was a very quiet individual who absorbed his surroundings. When he was five years of age he started piano lessons. This was a non-negotiable since his parents wanted their children to be well rounded. His teacher, Debbie Marino told his parents that all three of their children were very musically inclined however, Carlo was gifted. This is where his love for music began and Debbie inspired him to be the best he could be. Through the years he won various piano awards, however; the most significate was the Raffaele Ricci Memorial Award that is given to students that demonstrates talent and passion for music. This was a true accomplishment.
Carlo attended Holy Cross Elementary school, and then continued on to Saint Thomas More Colligate. This is where Carlo’s passion for music flourished with the guidance of his music teacher Mr. Ethan Shoemaker. Carlo was an Air and Sea Cadet. When he joined Air Cadets he began his interest in the snare drum and wanted to play that as his instrument in the cadet band. It was with the Fraser 102 Corps Sea Cadets that Carlo excelled. He was lead stick at Fraser; led his drumline to First Place at the 2015 Provincial Cadet Band Competition. That same year, he was lead stick and led the Drumline in the Quadra Camp Cadet Corp. at the ceremony of the Flags in Victoria. He also attended the BC Cadet Camp where only the very best get asked to attend. Carlo now attends Nimbus School of Recording & Media Arts. His hard work and dedication to his studies there has made him stronger in the field of Audio Engineering and Production. He recently was asked to attend Project Wild where only a few students get selected by instructors and teacher aids as the best, most deserving, hardworking and likeable people that could be sent to represent themselves and of course the school.
He has worked next to people highly regarded in the music industry such as Garth Richardson, and Alex Aligizakis. He has also produced music for many local bands and artists consisting of: It Ends With Us, Chloe Farrell, and Nicco Del Rio.


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