Biography

Born  in 1991 in Vasto, he began studying guitar with Maestro Marco Salcito.

In  October 2010 he graduated with the highest honors at the "D. Cimarosa" of Avellino and in 2013 he graduated with the highest honors at the Conservatory "L. Perosi" in Campobasso.

He also studied with Maestro Aniello Desiderio at the Music Academy of Gorizia and at the Koblenz International Guitar Academy (Germany) where in both he graduated with the maximum score  and honors.

He completed masters with Maestro Oscar Ghiglia, Lorenzo Micheli, Giulio Tampalini, Marcin Dylla, Goran Krivokapic, Shin-Ichi Fukuda, Timo Korhonen, John Dearman, Costas Cotsiolis, Hubert Kappel, Zoran Dukic and Judicael Perroy.
He recorded "Tarbaby" for d’OZ, a piece by the composer Giorgio Tortora from album "American Friends". In 2015 he recorded his first CD published by Tactus, a monografic opera about Raffaele Bellafronte’s guitar works, of which he also made the fingerings for d’Oz.

He performed as a solo the "Concierto de Aranjuez" in the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz (Germany), with the orchestra "Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie" directed by M. Garrett Keast and two concerts in Abruzzo (Italy) with the "Philharmonic Orchestra Oltenia Craiova" Romania.

He gained concert experiences both in Italy and abroad,  such as in France (Suona Italiano, Provence Festival and Festival of Marseille),  in Austria (Salzburg and Wien) and  in Germany (Koblenz).

In 2016 he performed as a solo, in world premiere, the "Suite n. 2" by R. Bellafronte for guitar, bassoon and string orchestra during a tourneè with the Wiener Concert-Verein, Patrick De Ritis and directed by M. Ulf Schirmer playing in the Auditorium by Renzo Piano in L'Aquila, Teatro Savoia in Campobasso, Teatro Vittoria in Rome, Teatro di Corte di Palazzo Reale in Naples, Sala Verdi in Milan, Teatro Sociale in Sondrio and finally culminated in Brahms-Saal at Musikverein in Wien.

In Marseille he had the honor of receiving the medal of the city for a concert in the "European Capital of Culture 2013".

Winner of several national and international competitions,  he has been teaching at the Civic School of Music in Vasto since 2009.