He graduated in trumpet at the Conservatory of Cosenza, then he continued his musical studies in Paris with P.Thibaud and later perfected in the romantic repertoire with the Russian Maestro Timofei Dokshitser. With the Brass Quintet "Brass Collection" began an intense concert activity in Italy and abroad. The encounter with the American trumpeter David Short, It born a collaboration that leads to the creation of the Orchestra "The Brass Choir Consort", with whom he has participated in live broadcasts for RAI.
Author of songs for Brass Quintet edited and published by Gerard Billaudot - Paris and by ITC Reift - Switzerland. He has collaborated with organizations such as the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Orchestra Regionale Toscana, the Abruzzese Symphonic Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo of Catania, playing with distinguished directors and famous Interpreters. From solo concerts held in the United States to "Ramsey Concert Hall" of Athens University of Georgia; in Russia, in the "Rimsky-Korsakov Hall" in St. Petersburg; in Spain in "Segovia Hall" in Linares, as well as in Scandinavia, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Slovenia, Romania, Moldova and Middle East. He has performed with major international artists such as Fred Mills, Scott Hartman, Mark Mc Connell, Mike Moore; He has been invited to perform at international festivals together with trumpet players such as Bobby Shew, Andrei Ikov, Chris Martin, Jim Thompson. Trumpet teacher at the Conservatory of Music in Matera, is founder and artistic director of the International Festival of Brass "Tubilustrium". He recorded for the recording company Marcophon the Compact Disc "Silence….the Ottoni!”; later, they released two other CDs: “Fred & Friends” e “Tubilustrium 2005”.
In 2006 He gave the first performance in Italy of the Shostakovich Piano-Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, in the famous unreleased version edited by the great Russian Maestro Timofei Dokshitser.
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