He was born on November 3, 1964.
He attended the International Violinmaking School of Cremona getting his diploma in 1983, under the guidance of Masters Giorgio Scolari and Stefano Conia.
After his studies, he worked in Master Scolari's workshop, where he could perfect his style, learning and getting also the art of doublebass making.
He has taken part in many national and international violinmaking competitions obtaining good results:
1987 - silver medal at the Baveno Competition of violinmaking;
1988 - silver medal at the Bagnacavallo Competition;
1988 - gold medal and "premio acquisto"at the V International Competition of violinmaking "Antonio Stradivari" of Cremona;
1992 - two silver medal for a viola and a cello at the Bagnacavallo Competition;
1993 - bronze medal at the Baveno Competition;
1994 - first place at the VII International Competition of violinmaking "Antonio Stradivari" of Cremona, and also a special prize for the youngest violinmaker in Doublebass section.
In his childhood he has started learning music, having played some instruments, like trumpet, double-bass,and also studying liric opera and conducting a choral.
Actually, his instruments are played by very important italian and foreign musicians.
He makes violins, violas, cellos, double-basses; he also reproduces ancient instruments and he restores old and damaged instruments.
Partita Iva 00846890192
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Via Aselli, 88 - 26100 Cremona (CR)
Tel. +39 0372 415051
Mobil Phone: +39 335 317716
Fax. +39 0372 415051