started musical studies at age nine. Under the guidance of Mo. Rino Viani, he obtained his Diploma di Clarinetto at the Conservatorio G.B. Martini in Bologna with the highest votes.
He studied composition and arrangement with Giancarlo Chiaramello and Clark McAlister, of which he became assistant and with whom he started a constant relationship that lasts to this day.
In the early 90s he started studying computerized musical technologies with an emphasis to educational and performance aspects. He attended training courses of a high specialization level and started computer projects at school, where he run for many years workshops of music and computer. In the following years he has been asked to teach courses in computer science and musical computer technologies for students and teachers in many Italian institutions. He has worked with theatrical organizations, workshops and hypertexts and has become an expert of computerized musical technologies.
At the same time he started working on transcriptions, revisions, arrangements and engraving of classical music, at school and professionally, starting long-time collaborations with musicians, composers and performers of international rank, and with many Italian institutions and publishing houses in Europe and the United States.
He edited for the first modern performance pieces by the Italian composer Bonifazio Asioli (1769-1832) and worked on a large number of new editions of music by the greatest composers.
He’s co-founder of the Nubilaria Clarinet Ensemble and of the Chamber Ensemble Accademia Musica Insieme, with which he performs regurarly and for which he writes arrangements and original compositions.
He’s co-founder of the Cultural Organization “Castelli in aria”, working on organization of musical and cultural events, with the goal to promote chamber and clarinet music exploring and expanding the repertoire through research and study.
In 2016 he founded the Schubert Trio, with soprano Valentina Galullo and pianist-composer Elena Cattini, with the aim of deepening and broadening the repertoire for such organic.
He’s very active as professional clarinetist and works regularly with publishing houses in Italy and overseas. His works are published by Ut Orpheus in Bologna.