At an early age (12 years), he won a scholarship announced by RAI (Italian Radio Television), which allowed him to pursue his musical studies at the College of Music of the Foro Italico and at the Conservatory of S. Cecilia in Rome. Student of the Horn class of M° D. Ceccarossi, he started working as an orchestra player(Orchestra da Camera del Conservatorio di S.Cecilia, Sinfonica Siciliana, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome).
In the late 1970s, he began studying conducting; the composition and conducting studies achieved with M° N. Samale at the Conservatory A. Casella dell’Aquila contributed to his training in this period. He also attended the International Courses of “Analysis and Orchestra Conducting” at the “Nederlandse Omroep Stiking“ KRO (Radio Holland) under the guidance of M°M° TabascniK.
He was Music Director of “A.M. Orchestra da Camera e Sinfonica di Roma”, the Roma Sinfonietta and the Youth Orchestra of Europe – Charter of Paris.
Guest of numerous events and festivals, in Italy and abroad: Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, France, Latvia, Japan, South Korea, Czech Republic, Hungary …, he has conducted among the various formations: the Orchestra Sinfonica di San Remo (world premiere of the Gold of Peru by H. Laberer), the International Youth Orchestra, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Musicale Italiana, the Gruppo di Roma, the Polimnia Ensemble, the Filarmonica di Salerno, the Orchestra Stabile del Molise (opening concert), the Orchestra del Teatro F.Cilea, the Solisti dell’Opera di Roma, the Orchestra Nazionale dell’Opera di Riga, the Kyu Shu Simphony Orchestra, the Degu Symphony, the Daegu International OperaFestival, the Budapest Sympnony Orchestra, the C.N.S.O(Czech National Symphony Orchestra).
He was eligible at the audition of the Orchestra of the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome for the “Studio Opera” course (M° F.Ferrara). Thus, in 1985 the Artistic Direction (M ° G.Gelmetti) offered him a position as Répétiteur and later as Musical Director for the Stage; he has held this position since 2008.
He also worked as conductor for the same organization in the symphonic and operatic seasons: Opera Brancaccio, Festivals di Caracalla, Estate Romana, Teatro Nazionale, Teatro dell’Opera.
He has recorded music for RAI and Vatican Radio(Rassegna Giovani Maestri), recorded CD-s for “Musikstrasse”(Polimnia Ensemble – music by G. Rossini – Ed.Ricordi), “Ermitage” (Roma Sinfonietta – Tre Divertimenti by A. Casagrande) and for Digital Records.
He was Professor of the “Chamber orchestra” Course at the O. Respighi Academy in Rome, “Orchestral Exercises” at the International Seminars of Montefiascone (Viterbo). He was Artistic Director at the A.M.C.A International Advanced Courses, in Minori (Salerno). He was also lecturer of the “Opera Studio and Orchestra” Courses – “International Masterclasses Narni” at the A.M. Mozart Italia (Terni branch).
Since 2007 he has collaborated with the Academy of Rome for the training of young Korean musicians.
He received the following awards for his work with the young:
- “Un Concerto per l’Europa” (A Concert for Europe), from the”Robert Schuman” Cultural Integration Institute (1993).
- “I Tutor per l’Era dell’Uomo” (Tutors for the Age of Man) from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome (1998).