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Welcome to my page, I’m happy to meet you. Here you will find some informations about me and some samples of my works.

About

I was born in Parma (Italy) in 1977. I studied Organ and Organ composition with F.Tasini then with S.Innocenti at the Conservatory of Music “A.Boito” in Parma; in 1999 I won the third prize of the “G.Giarda” organ contest in Rome, reserved to the best organ graduates of the previous year.

In 2001I attended a perfectionment course about Bach’s organ music with K.Schnorr in Muenchen (Germany).

Since 1996 I’m the main organist of the Parma Cathedral.

In 2007 I was graduated cum laude in Electronic Engineering at the University of Parma, then, in 2015 I received the PhD in Industrial Engineering with a master thesis about a software for the generation of virtual microphones from real microphone arrays.

Since 2004 I conduct the mixed choir of Corale “Città di Parma” (of which he was previously a singer), a group that won many prizes in important international choral competitions (Arezzo, Gorizia, Tours).

In 2007 I partecipated, as organ soloist and as choir conductor, to the realization of a Baroque-Renesissance Music Encyclopedia for the japanese editor ICM.

As composer I was awarded in some national choral composition competitions (Sassari, Assisi, …), I won the 3rd prize at the 43th International Choral Composition Competition “Guido d’Arezzo” (Arezzo, Italy), the 3rd prize at the International Choral Composition Competition of Japan 2018 and the 1st prize at the 5th International Harpsichord Composition Competition “W.Landowska” in Ruvo di Puglia (Italy) with a piece for oboe and harpsichord that was premiered by Giovanna Fornari and Christoph Hartmann, oboist of the Berliner Philarmoniker orchestra.

Since 2008 I’m a collaborator to the research activity of the acoustic group of the Industrial Engineering Department of the University of Parma.

Works

Sing ye to our Lord

Joyful piece on the Psalm 149 for mixed choir (SSATBB). Performance of the first version of the piece by the choir “Città di Parma” in the crypt of the Cathedral of Parma (june 2017). If you are interested, please contact me for the score.

Panis angelicus

Piece for mixed choir (SSATBB) written on the inspiring text of St.Thomas. Performance of the choir “Città di Parma” conducted by me in the crypt of the Cathedral of Parma (june 2017). If you are interested, please contact me for the score.

Acoustical Engineering

I’m also a software developer, mainly working in the team of prof.Angelo Farina at the University of Parma (http://www.angelofarina.it).

I taught in many acoustic related courses with lessons about acoustic physics, musical and architectural acoustic, electroacoustic, advanced surround systems (Ambisonics, Wawe Field Synthesis) and history of the reproduced sound.

I will be the tutor of the first level Master in Sound Technology and Musical Composition (http://www.master-stmc.it/) held together by the Conservatorio of Parma and the University of Parma and directed by prof. Javier Torres Maldonado.


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