An experienced creative performer and teacher of a variety of musical styles. Well versed in Blues, Rock, Modern and Classic guitar. Composes and Records in private studios. a number of collaboration as side man for important bands.
1995 - 2000: 5-year study of Classic Guitar with Professor Massimo Scattolin in Treviso, Italy
1995 – 1999: 4-year study of Modern Guitar, Rock, Blues and Jazz Music with Professor Luciano Bottos in Treviso, Italy
2002-2005 Enhancement Course for Fusion / Rock Music with Professors Giorgio Pisciotta and Daniele Gottardo at Lizard’s Academy in Padua, Italy.
PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2012-2014 Artistic Director. Teacher of Modern Rock/Pop/Blues Guitar as well as Theory and Reading of the Notes at Music Academy of Artface in Villorba (Treviso), Italy.
Teacher of the Modern Music History course and holding of seminars and clinics
2000-2014 Private lessons to several aged people
HONORS AND AWARDS
30/12/2000 Second Rate Diploma of “Classic Guitar” - Ferrara
Year 1997: Enhancement Certificate at “Internationalen Sommerakademie Mozarteum” of Salzburg, Austria
01/08/2000 Diploma of Theory and Reading of Musical Notes following the leading figure of Professor Alessandro Loya at Padua’s Conservatory, Italy
30/12/2002 Diploma of Classic Guitar of Professor Massimo Scattolin at Verona's Conservatory, Italy
04/07/2005 Diploma of Composition and Arrangement followed by the leading figure of Professor Givanni Untenberger at Lizard’s Academy in Fiesole (Florence), Italy
1993 – 2000 DC9 Rock band
1st place at the Gem Rock Contest in Vicenza, among 250 groups from all over Italy
2nd place at the Mondo Rock Contest in Vicenza, among 300 groups
1st place at the Solid Rock in Crespano del Grappa (Treviso), among more than 3000 groups
3rd place at the Contest called “Al Borgo” in Cison di Valmarino (Treviso)
2nd place at the “Crams Rock Competition” contest in Olmo di Creazzo (VI).
Multi-year-concert performances as Solo Artist and being a sideman for a number of different live groups in the Rock/Pop music field, together with hundreds of live concerts both in Italy and abroad, this, has given him a huge advantage in the national, public overview and a focus on his professional skills.
Year after year, he has also taken part and collaborated as session-man in some recording studios for different cds of quiet famous national band. As an example it is important to remember that he has been the sideman for Negrita, Carmen Consoli, Tony Liotta and Barney Brands, and has collaborated with many important artists throughout Italy.
Official Endorser for:
Crafter Acoustic Guitars
Ego Sonoro Pedalboard