was born in Forlì in 1964 and studied composition with Leonardo Lollini, Claudio Josè Boncompagni and Gilberto Cappelli graduating “full honours” at the Conservatorio of Cesena.
A number of his compositions, which have won prizes in international competitions, have been published by Carisch, Ut Orpheus and Habanera, recorded by Tactus, Dotguitar and Bottega Discantica and performed in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Romania, Estonia, Lithuania, Mexico, USA and Japan.
He received the “Golden Guitar” award for his guitar compositions at the 27th International Guitar Convention in Milan.
After obtaining a diploma in flute at the Conservatorio of Bologna, he specialized with Severino Gazzelloni and Mario Ancillotti and has since then collaborated with a number of orchestra and chamber groups. He holds the chair of flute at Istituto Musicale “A. Masini” in Forlì, and is bandmaster of the city band.