Country of origin: Italy
In 1985 he begin in Italy an intense concertistic activity, even like a solist that with different formations of chamber music and with orchestra taking part at important shows and concertistic exhibition organized by the most important associations, in the most important Italian cities. In 1991 he has been assistent of Alirio Diaz during the master classes organized by “Accademia di Scienze Umane” of Syracuse. In 1992 he started his concertistic activity even abroad, exhibiting himself in Spain (“Fiesta de la Guitarra” in the aim of the Cordoba Festival) and in the following years in Japan (“Suzuka Festival”), Croatia (“Festival of Dubrovnik”), Vaticano City (“Major Papal Institute, Belgium (“Kurtrijk Conservatorium”) and Argentina (“Cabildo de Cordoba). In 1998 he got a diploma in Coral Music and Direction at the Conservatory of Palermo where he has studied in the class of M° Marco Ghiglione; in the same Istitute he has studied Composition with Eliodoro Sollima, Salvatore Bellassai and Marco Betta. In 2004 he recorded for the “Sonus Edition’s” a CD with music of nine hundred distributed in the asian market by the “Moysicos editions”. Compositions for solo guitar and guitar with other instrument of Salvatore Bellassai, played in first esecution by Roberto Salerno and published by “Pizzicato” editions and “Domani musica” editions. In 2008 he give a masterclass in the “Stedelijke Academie voor” of Haralbeke (Belgium) and will go to play in many concert (also in Spain) with the guitarist Marcello Cappellani (Duo di Siracusa).
He is himself author of different passages for different organics (Divertimento for string, Three pieces for clarinet quartet, Two Moviments for Sax quartet, Elegia for clarinet and piano, Andalusia for guitar and piano, Novencento for sax and piano, Trio 2007 for flute, guitar and piano and more other), of guitar studies and various issues of music of together for young players. Many of this composition are edited by”Eurarte editions”. They have executed his compositions the Duo Phoenix (Vanhecke – Vermesch), the “Eurialo Quartet”, the Sonus Trio, the guitarist Salvo Pirrello ed Angelo Martelli, the pianist Dario Leanza, the flutist Carmelo Aglieco and other. Founder of important associations like “Associazione Cameristica Aretusea” and “Associazione Musicale Sonus” (actually he is artistic director of wich), he is also organizer of important musical events, among wich remember three editions of “Millennium Sonus Festival”, International review of chamber music, he has a teacher of guitar in the “Ortigia School” of Syracuse and in the “Municipal Institute” of Melilli. “Who has had the way of listening to him, has appreciated the remarkable stylistic qualities and the delicate musical sensibility” (The Sicily times).
Title: Divertimento, for string orchestra
Cat.No.: MA 0010159
Title: Evanescenze, for guitar
Cat.No.: MA 0010160
Title: Novecento, for sax and piano
Cat.No.: MA 0010161