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.