Born in Parma in 1960 graduated from the Conservatory of Music in Parma in Timpani and percussion instruments, is perfected in battery Alfredo Gollino, studied piano, conducting and composition at the Parma Conservatory working as an assistant director with the masters Piero Guarino, GianFranco Masini, Angelo Campori. Since 1979, 'drummer at the Arena di Verona Orchestra and it 'been a teacher at the Conservatory of Bologna. He has collaborated with some of the most 'important Italian orchestras as Rai Milan, Turin, Naples, City of Florence, Arturo Toscanini, Orchestra di Padova, Orch.internazionale and played in some of the most 'impotranti Italian music festivals and international.